Ecclesiastes 12:9
Good News Translation
But because the Philosopher was wise, he kept on teaching the people what he knew. He studied proverbs and honestly tested their truth.

Contemporary English Version
I was a wise teacher with much understanding, and I collected a number of proverbs that I had carefully studied.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whereas Ecclesiastes was very wise, he taught the people, and declared the things that he had done: and seeking out, he set forth many parables.

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And whereas Ecclesiastes was very wise, he taught the people, and declared the things that he had done: and seeking out, he set forth many parables.

1 Kings 8:12 Then Solomon said: The Lord said that he would dwell in a cloud.

1 Kings 10:8 Blessed are thy men, and blessed are thy servants, who stand before thee always, and hear thy wisdom.

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1 Kings 4:32 Solomon also spoke three thousand parables: and his poems were a thousand and five.

Proverbs 1:1 To know wisdom, and instruction:

Proverbs 10:1 Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but justice shall deliver from death.

Proverbs 25:1 These are also parables of Solomon, which the men of Ezechias, king of Juda, copied out.

Context
The Fear of God is Utmost
9And whereas Ecclesiastes was very wise, he taught the people, and declared the things that he had done: and seeking out, he set forth many parables.10He sought profitable words, and wrote words most right, and full of truth.…
Cross References
1 Kings 4:32
Solomon also spoke three thousand parables: and his poems were a thousand and five.

Proverbs 1:1
To know wisdom, and instruction:

Additional Translations
Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also taught the people knowledge; he pondered, searched out, and arranged many proverbs.And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yes, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and'set in order many proverbs.

And because the Preacher was wise above others, so it was that he taught man excellent knowledge, and the ear will trace out the parables.

And moreover, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, and sought out, [and] set in order many proverbs.

And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge: yes, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

And further, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge, and gave ear, and sought out -- he made right many similes.
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