Ecclesiastes 8:11

“Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an euill worke is not executed speedily; therefore the heart of the sonnes of men is fully set in them to doe euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because punishment for an evil work comes not quickly, the minds of the sons of men are fully given to doing evil.
- Basic English Bible

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.
- Darby Bible

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
- Webster's Bible

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.
- World English Bible

Because sentence hath not been done [on] an evil work speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of man is full within them to do evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 8:11

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 8:11


8:11 Therefore - God's forbearance makes them presumptuous and secure.


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