New International Version
Do not pay attention to every word people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you--
King James Bible
Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:
Darby Bible Translation
Also give not heed unto all words that are spoken, lest thou hear thy servant curse thee.
World English Bible
Also don't take heed to all words that are spoken, lest you hear your servant curse you;
Young's Literal Translation
Also to all the words that they speak give not thy heart, that thou hear not thy servant reviling thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken - This is good advice, and much for every man's peace through life.
Thy servant curse thee - מקללך mekallelecha, make light of thee, speak evil of thee.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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'Better is the end of a thing than the beginning.'--ECCLES. vii. 8. This Book of Ecclesiastes is the record of a quest after the chief good. The Preacher tries one thing after another, and tells his experiences. Amongst these are many blunders. It is the final lesson which he would have us learn, not the errors through which he reached it. 'The conclusion of the whole matter' is what he would commend to us, and to it he cleaves his way through a number of bitter exaggerations and of partial truths …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Eusebius' Accession to the Bishopric of Cæsarea.
"Do not slander a servant to their master, or they will curse you, and you will pay for it.
for you know in your heart that many times you yourself have cursed others.
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