New American Standard Bible
The Preacher sought to find delightful words and to write words of truth correctly.
King James Bible
The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.
Darby Bible Translation
The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words; and that which was written is upright, words of truth.
World English Bible
The Preacher sought to find out acceptable words, and that which was written blamelessly, words of truth.
Young's Literal Translation
The preacher sought to find out pleasing words, and, written by the upright, words of truth.
Ecclesiastes 12:10 Parallel
LibraryCircumstances and Consequences
And fears shall be in the way.' (Ecclesiastes xii. 5.) The man who wrote these words was specially emphasizing the importance of settling one's relationships to the great Creator before the coming of days when infirmities increase, and decay of natural powers sets in. The practical outcome of that thought is, that postponement only adds to one's difficulties when the battle really has to be fought. Amongst those difficulties the sacred writer places that natural foreboding, physical shrinking …
T. H. Howard—Standards of Life and Service
Obedience to God the Way to Faith in Christ.
The Christian Man
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
The lips of the righteous bring forth what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverted.
Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,
To make you know the certainty of the words of truth That you may correctly answer him who sent you?
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