King James Version
For what hath the wise more than the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?
Darby Bible Translation
For what advantage hath the wise above the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?
World English Bible
For what advantage has the wise more than the fool? What has the poor man, that knows how to walk before the living?
Young's Literal Translation
For what advantage is to the wise above the fool? What to the poor who knoweth to walk before the living?
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
For what hath the wise more than the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?Ecclesiastes 6:8 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryAppendix iv. An Abstract of Jewish History from the Reign of Alexander the Great to the Accession of Herod
The political connection of the Grecian world, and, with it, the conflict with Hellenism, may be said to have connected with the victorious progress of Alexander the Great through the then known world (333 b.c.).  It was not only that his destruction of the Persian empire put an end to the easy and peaceful allegiance which Judæa had owned to it for about two centuries, but that the establishment of such a vast Hellenic empire. as was the aim of Alexander, introduced a new element into …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Thoughts Upon Worldly Riches. Sect. I.
Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so it happeneth even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then I said in my heart, that this also is vanity.
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
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