Ecclesiastes 10:9
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New American Standard Bible
He who quarries stones may be hurt by them, and he who splits logs may be endangered by them.

King James Bible
Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby.

Darby Bible Translation
Whoso removeth stones is hurt therewith; he that cleaveth wood is endangered thereby.

World English Bible
Whoever carves out stones may be injured by them. Whoever splits wood may be endangered thereby.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is removing stones is grieved by them, Whoso is cleaving trees endangered by them.

Ecclesiastes 10:9 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Be endangered - Rather: "cut himself."

Ecclesiastes 10:9 Parallel Commentaries

"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

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

Ecclesiastes 10:8
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