Ecclesiastes 7:21 {22}
Good News Translation
Don't pay attention to everything people say--you may hear your servant insulting you,

Contemporary English Version
Don't listen to everything that everyone says, or you might hear your servant cursing you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But do not apply thy heart to all words that are spoken: lest perhaps thou hear thy servant reviling thee.

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But do not apply thy heart to all words that are spoken: lest perhaps thou hear thy servant reviling thee.

take no heed

2 Samuel 19:19 Said to him: Impute not to me, my lord, the iniquity, nor remember the injuries of thy servant on the day that thou, my lord, the king, wentest out of Jerusalem, nor lay it up in thy heart, O king.

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2 Samuel 16:10 And the king said: What have I to do with you, ye sons of Sarvia? Let him alone and let him curse: for the Lord hath bid him curse David: and who is he that shall dare say, why hath he done so?

Isaiah 29:21 That made men sin by word, and supplanted him that reproved them in the gate, and declined in vain from the just.

1 Corinthians 13:5-7 Is not ambitious, seeketh not her own, is not provoked to anger, thinketh no evil: . . .

Context
The Limits of Human Wisdom
20For there is no just man upon earth, that doth good, and sinneth not. 21But do not apply thy heart to all words that are spoken: lest perhaps thou hear thy servant reviling thee.22For thy conscience knoweth that thou also hast often spoken evil of others.…
Cross References
Proverbs 30:10
Accuse not a servant to his master, lest he curse thee, and thou fall.

Ecclesiastes 7:22
For thy conscience knoweth that thou also hast often spoken evil of others.

Additional Translations
Do not pay attention to every word that is spoken, or you may hear your servant cursing you.Also take no heed to all words that are spoken; lest you hear your servant curse you:

Also take not heed unto all words that are spoken, lest thou hear thy servant curse thee;

Also take no heed to all the words which ungodly men shall speak; lest thou hear thy servant cursing thee.

Also give not heed unto all words that are spoken, lest thou hear thy servant curse thee.

Also take not heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:

Also take no heed to all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:

Also don't take heed to all words that are spoken, lest you hear your servant curse you;

Also to all the words that they speak give not thy heart, that thou hear not thy servant reviling thee.
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