Ecclesiastes 9:8

“Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let thy garments bee alwayes white; and let thy head lacke no oyntment.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let your clothes be white all the time, and let not oil be lacking on your head.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let thy garments be always white; and let not thy head lack oil.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your clothing be white at all times, and let not your head be without oil.
- Basic English Bible

Let thy garments be always white, and let not thy head lack oil.
- Darby Bible

Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment.
- Webster's Bible

Let your garments be always white, and don't let your head lack oil.
- World English Bible

At all times let thy garments be white, and let not perfume be lacking on thy head.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no oil.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 9:8


9:8 White - The eastern people of the best sort, used white garments, especially in times of rejoicing. Ointment - Which upon joyful occasions was poured upon mens heads.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 9:8

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