Ecclesiastes 4:11

“Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 4:11

Againe, if two lye together, then they haue heate; but howe can one be warme alone?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm {alone?}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth; but how can one be warm `alone'?
- American Standard Version (1901)

So again, if two are sleeping together they are warm, but how may one be warm by himself?
- Basic English Bible

Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth; but how can one alone be warm?
- Darby Bible

Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?
- Webster's Bible

Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth; but how can one keep warm alone?
- World English Bible

Also, if two lie down, then they have heat, but how hath one heat?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth; but how can one be warm alone?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 4:11

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 4:11


4:9 Two - Who live together in any kind of society. Because - Both have great benefit by such conjunction, whereby they support, encourage, and strengthen one another.

4:10 They - One of them. Fall - Into any mistake, or sin, or danger.

4:12 Prevail - Against either of them.

4:13 Better - More happy. Now he proceeds to another vanity, That of honour and power. Than a king - Who hath neither wisdom to govern himself, nor to receive the counsels of wiser men.


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