New American Standard Bible
The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
King James Bible
The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
Darby Bible Translation
The words of the wise are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
World English Bible
The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him who rules among fools.
Young's Literal Translation
The words of the wise in quiet are heard, More than the cry of a ruler over fools.
Ecclesiastes 9:17 Parallel
LibraryThree Youths Save Constantinople
Now there was found in that city a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no one remembered that same poor man. Eccl. ix. 15. After these events it really seems as if Gaïnas, to use a modern expression, had completely lost his head, or, to give the view of it taken by himself and his contemporaries, as if a demon had begun to trouble him; for his conduct became aimless and uncertain. Discontent, revenge, ambition, and evil counsels destroyed in him all capacity for wise …
Frederic William Farrar—Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom
Epistle cxxvii. From S. Columbanus to Pope Gregory .
Second Great Group of Parables.
It is better to listen to the rebuke of a wise man Than for one to listen to the song of fools.
Words from the mouth of a wise man are gracious, while the lips of a fool consume him;
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