Ecclesiastes 10:15
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The toil of a fool so wearies him that he does not even know how to go to a city.

King James Bible
The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

Darby Bible Translation
The labour of fools wearieth them, because they know not how to go to the city.

World English Bible
The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.

Young's Literal Translation
The labour of the foolish wearieth him, In that he hath not known to go unto the city.

Ecclesiastes 10:15 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The sense is: "The fool wearies himself with ineffectual attempts, he has not sufficient knowledge for the transaction of ordinary business."

Ecclesiastes 10:15 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

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