Ecclesiastes 2:9

“So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So I was great, and increased more then all that were before mee in Ierusalem; also my wisedome remained with me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then I became great and increased more than all who preceded me in Jerusalem. My wisdom also stood by me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I became great; increasing more than all who had been before me in Jerusalem, and my wisdom was still with me.
- Basic English Bible

And I became great, and increased more than all that had been before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.
- Darby Bible

So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem: also my wisdom remained with me.
- Webster's Bible

So I was great, and increased more than all who were before me in Jerusalem. My wisdom also remained with me.
- World English Bible

And I became great, and increased above every one who had been before me in Jerusalem; also, my wisdom stood with me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

So I was great, and increased more than all that were before me in Jerusalem; also my wisdom stood me in stead.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 2:9


2:9 Great - In riches, and power, and glory. My wisdom remained - As yet I was not wholly seduced from God.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 2:9

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