New Living Translation
I thought, "Wisdom is better than foolishness, just as light is better than darkness.
King James Bible
Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness.
Darby Bible Translation
And I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as light excelleth darkness.
World English Bible
Then I saw that wisdom excels folly, as far as light excels darkness.
Young's Literal Translation
And I saw that there is an advantage to wisdom above folly, like the advantage of the light above the darkness.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:13 I saw - I allowed thus much. Although wisdom is not sufficient to make men happy, yet it is of a far greater use than vain pleasures, or any other follies.
LibraryA Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep …
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3
The Eternity of Heaven's Happiness.
The Outbreak of the Arian Controversy. The Attitude of Eusebius.
Wisdom is even better when you have money. Both are a benefit as you go through life.
Wisdom and money can get you almost anything, but only wisdom can save your life.
Better to have wisdom than weapons of war, but one sinner can destroy much that is good.
Using a dull ax requires great strength, so sharpen the blade. That's the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed.
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