Ecclesiastes 6:8

“For what hath the wise more than the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 6:8

For what hath the wise more then the foole? what hath the poore, that knoweth to walke before the liuing?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For what advantage does the wise man have over the fool? What {advantage} does the poor man have, knowing {how} to walk before the living?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For what advantage hath the wise more than the fool? `or' what hath the poor man, that knoweth how to walk before the living?
- American Standard Version (1901)

What have the wise more than the foolish? and what has the poor man by walking wisely before the living?
- Basic English Bible

For what advantage hath the wise above the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?
- Darby Bible

For what hath the wise more than the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?
- Webster's Bible

For what advantage has the wise more than the fool? What has the poor man, that knows how to walk before the living?
- World English Bible

For what advantage [is] to the wise above the fool? What to the poor who knoweth to walk before the living?
- Youngs Literal Bible

For what advantage hath the wise more than the fool? or the poor man that hath understanding, in walking before the living?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 6:8

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 6:8


6:8 More - In these matters. Both are subject to the same calamities, and partakers of the same comforts of this life. The poor - More than the poor that doth not know this. He means such a poor man as is ingenious and industrious; fit for service and business.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 6:8



 

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