Ecclesiastes 7:6

“For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as the crackling of thornes vnder a pot, so is the laughter of the foole: this also is vanitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For as the crackling of thorn bushes under a pot, So is the laughter of the fool; And this too is futility.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like the cracking of thorns under a pot, so is the laugh of a foolish man; and this again is to no purpose.
- Basic English Bible

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity.
- Darby Bible

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.
- Webster's Bible

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity.
- World English Bible

For as the noise of thorns under the pot, So [is] the laughter of a fool, even this [is] vanity.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool; this also is vanity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 7:6


7:6 Thorns - Which for a time make a great noise and blaze, but presently go out.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 7:6

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