Ecclesiastes 5:3 {2}
Good News Translation
The more you worry, the more likely you are to have bad dreams, and the more you talk, the more likely you are to say something foolish.

Contemporary English Version
If you keep thinking about something, you will dream about it. If you talk too much, you will say the wrong thing.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Dreams follow many cares: and in many words shall be found folly.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Dreams follow many cares: and in many words shall be found folly.

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Ecclesiastes 10:12-14 The words of the mouth of a wise man are grace: but the lips of a fool shall throw him down headlong. . . .

Proverbs 10:19 The tongue of the just is as choice silver: but the heart of the wicked is nothing worth.

Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.

Context
Approaching God with Awe
2Speak not any thing rashly, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter a word before God. For God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few. 3Dreams follow many cares: and in many words shall be found folly.4If thou hast vowed any thing to God, defer not to pay it: for an unfaithful and foolish promise displeaseth him: but whatsoever thou hast vowed, pay it.…
Cross References
Job 11:2
Shall not he that speaketh much, hear also? or shall a man full of talk be justified?

Proverbs 10:19
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: but the heart of the wicked is nothing worth.

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise adorneth knowledge: but the mouth of fools bubbleth out folly.

Ecclesiastes 10:14
A fool multiplieth words. A man cannot tell what hath been before him: and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

Additional Translations
As a dream comes through many cares, so the speech of a fool comes with many words.For a dream comes through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.

For a dream cometh with a multitude of business, and a fool's voice with a multitude of words.

For through the multitude of trial a dream comes; and a fool's voice is with a multitude of words.

For a dream cometh through the multitude of business, and a fool's voice through a multitude of words.

For a dream cometh with a multitude of business; and a fool's voice with a multitude of words.

For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by a multitude of words.

For as a dream comes with a multitude of cares, so a fool's speech with a multitude of words.

For the dream hath come by abundance of business, and the voice of a fool by abundance of words.
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