King James Version
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.
Darby Bible Translation
Better is a poor but wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth no more how to be admonished.
World English Bible
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who hath not known to be warned any more.
Ecclesiastes 4:13 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
who...: Heb. who knoweth not to be admonished
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.Ecclesiastes 4:13 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryAnd for Your Fearlessness against them Hold this Sure Sign -- Whenever There Is...
43. And for your fearlessness against them hold this sure sign--whenever there is any apparition, be not prostrate with fear, but whatsoever it be, first boldly ask, Who art thou? And from whence comest thou? And if it should be a vision of holy ones they will assure you, and change your fear into joy. But if the vision should be from the devil, immediately it becomes feeble, beholding your firm purpose of mind. For merely to ask, Who art thou  ? and whence comest thou? is a proof of coolness. …
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius
The Upbringing of Jewish Children
Letter xxxvi (Circa A. D. 1131) to the Same Hildebert, who had not yet Acknowledged the Lord Innocent as Pope.
And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.
Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.
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