Ecclesiastes 5:7 {6}
Good News Translation
No matter how much you dream, how much useless work you do, or how much you talk, you must still stand in awe of God.

Contemporary English Version
Respect and obey God! Daydreaming leads to a lot of senseless talk.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Where there are many dreams, there are many vanities, and words without number: but do thou fear God.

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Where there are many dreams, there are many vanities, and words without number: but do thou fear God.

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Ecclesiastes 5:3 Dreams follow many cares: and in many words shall be found folly.

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Ecclesiastes 7:18 It is good that thou shouldst hold up the just, yea and from him withdraw not thy hand: for he that feareth God, neglecteth nothing.

Ecclesiastes 8:12 But though a sinner do evil a hundred times, and by patience be borne withal, I know from thence that it shall be well with them that fear God, who dread his face.

Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man:

Proverbs 23:17 Let not thy heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long:

Isaiah 50:10,11 Who is there among you that feareth the Lord, that heareth the voice of his servant, that hath walked in darkness, and hath no light? let him hope in the name of the Lord, and lean upon his God. . . .

Context
Approaching God with Awe
6Give not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin: and say not before the angel: There is no providence: lest God be angry at thy words, and destroy all the works of thy hands. 7Where there are many dreams, there are many vanities, and words without number: but do thou fear God.
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 3:14
I have learned that all the works which God hath made, continue for ever: we cannot add any thing, nor take away from those things which God hath made that he may be feared.

Ecclesiastes 7:18
It is good that thou shouldst hold up the just, yea and from him withdraw not thy hand: for he that feareth God, neglecteth nothing.

Ecclesiastes 8:12
But though a sinner do evil a hundred times, and by patience be borne withal, I know from thence that it shall be well with them that fear God, who dread his face.

Ecclesiastes 8:13
But let it not be well with the wicked, neither let his days be prolonged, but as a shadow let them pass away that fear not the face of the Lord.

Ecclesiastes 12:13
Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man:

Additional Translations
For as many dreams bring futility, so do many words. Therefore, fear God.For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear you God.

For in the multitude of dreams there are vanities, and in many words: but fear thou God.

For there is evil in a multitude of dreams and vanities and many words: but fear thou God.

For in the multitude of dreams are vanities; so with many words: but fear God.

For thus it cometh to pass through the multitude of dreams and vanities and many words: but fear thou God.

For in the multitude of dreams and many words there are also divers vanities: but fear thou God.

For in the multitude of dreams there are vanities, as well as in many words: but you must fear God.

For, in the abundance of dreams both vanities and words abound; but fear thou God.
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