New International Version
for you know in your heart that many times you yourself have cursed others.
King James Bible
For oftentimes also thine own heart knoweth that thou thyself likewise hast cursed others.
Darby Bible Translation
For also thine own heart knoweth that oftentimes thou thyself likewise hast cursed others.
World English Bible
for often your own heart knows that you yourself have likewise cursed others.
Young's Literal Translation
For many times also hath thy heart known that thou thyself also hast reviled others.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou thyself - hast cursed others - קללת kalalta, thou hast spoken evil; hast vilified others. O, who is free from evil speaking, from uncharitable speaking; from detailing their neighbor's faults, from whispering, talebearing, and backbiting? Do not wonder if God, in his justice, permit thee to be calumniated, seeing thou hast so frequently calumniated others. See my discourse on Psalm 15:1-5 (note).
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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 pay attention to every word people say, or you may hear your servant cursing you--
All this I tested by wisdom and I said, "I am determined to be wise"-- but this was beyond me.
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