Ecclesiastes 10:13
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
the beginning of his talking is folly and the end of it is wicked madness.

King James Bible
The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Darby Bible Translation
The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

World English Bible
The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness; and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.

Young's Literal Translation
The beginning of the words of his mouth is folly, And the latter end of his mouth Is mischievous madness.

Ecclesiastes 10:13 Parallel
Commentary

Ecclesiastes 10:13 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

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