King James Version
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.
Darby Bible Translation
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business, and a fool's voice through a multitude of words.
World English Bible
For as a dream comes with a multitude of cares, so a fool's speech with a multitude of words.
Young's Literal Translation
For the dream hath come by abundance of business, and the voice of a fool by abundance of words.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.Ecclesiastes 5:3 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThings to be Meditated on as Thou Goest to the Church.
1. That thou art going to the court of the Lord, and to speak with the great God by prayer; and to hear his majesty speak unto thee by his word; and to receive his blessing on thy soul, and thy honest labour, in the six days past. 2. Say with thyself by the way--"As the hart brayeth for the rivers of water, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, even for the living God: When shall I come and appear before the presence of God? For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand …
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Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified?
In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.
The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
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