Ecclesiastes 10:3
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New Living Translation
You can identify fools just by the way they walk down the street!

King James Bible
Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

Darby Bible Translation
Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his sense faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

World English Bible
Yes also, when the fool walks by the way, his understanding fails him, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.

Young's Literal Translation
And also, when he that is a fool Is walking in the way, his heart is lacking, And he hath said to every one, 'He is a fool.'

Ecclesiastes 10:3 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

10:3 Walketh - In his daily conversation. He saith - He discovers his folly to all that meet him.

Ecclesiastes 10:3 Parallel Commentaries

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It is not surprising that the book of Ecclesiastes had a struggle to maintain its place in the canon, and it was probably only its reputed Solomonic authorship and the last two verses of the book that permanently secured its position at the synod of Jamnia in 90 A.D. The Jewish scholars of the first century A.D. were struck by the manner in which it contradicted itself: e.g., "I praised the dead more than the living," iv. 2, "A living dog is better than a dead lion," ix. 4; but they were still more
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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