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 Ecclesiastes 9:14 - 18
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Ecclesiastes
   Chapter 9  - Click for Chapter Audio
9:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There was R242 a small city with few men in it and a great king came to it, surrounded it and constructed large siegeworks against it.
 
9:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But there was found in it a poor R243 wise man and he delivered F127 the city by R244 his wisdom. Yet no R245 one remembered that poor man.
 
9:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So I said, "Wisdom R246 is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.
 
9:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The words R247 of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
 
9:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Wisdom R248 is better than weapons of war, but one R249 sinner destroys much good.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F127 Or might have delivered

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R242 2 Samuel 20:16-22
R243 Ecclesiastes 4:13
R244 2 Samuel 20:22
R245 Ecclesiastes 2:16; 8:10
R246 Proverbs 21:22; Ecclesiastes 7:12,19
R247 Ecclesiastes 7:5; 10:12
R248 Ecclesiastes 9:16
R249 Joshua 7:1-26; 2 Kings 21:2-17

 
 

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