Ecclesiastes 9:16
NASB 1995
So I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.

American Standard Version
Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

Berean Study Bible
And I said, “Wisdom is better than strength, but the wisdom of the poor man is despised, and his words are not heeded.”

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I said that wisdom is better than strength: how then is the wisdom of the poor man slighted, and his words not heard?

English Revised Version
Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

King James Bible
Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

World English Bible
Then I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." Nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.

Young's Literal Translation
And I said, 'Better is wisdom than might, and the wisdom of the poor is despised, and his words are not heard.' --

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