Ecclesiastes 7:19
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
One wise person is stronger than ten leading citizens of a town!

King James Bible
Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.

Darby Bible Translation
Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men that are in a city.

World English Bible
Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

Young's Literal Translation
The wisdom giveth strength to a wise man, more than wealth the rulers who have been in a city.

Ecclesiastes 7:19 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:19 Strengthen - Supports him in, and secures him against troubles and dangers.

Ecclesiastes 7:19 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Of the First Covenant Made with Man
Gen. ii. 17.--"But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shall not eat of it, for in the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die."--Gen. i. 26.--"And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth." The state wherein man was created at first, you heard was exceeding good,--all
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
The law of God originates in his nature, but the attributes of his creatures are due to his sovereignty. The former is, accordingly, to be viewed as necessarily obligatory on the moral subjects of his government, and the latter--which are all consistent with the holiness of the Divine nature, are to be considered as called into exercise according to his appointment. Hence, also, the law of God is independent of his creatures, though made known on their account; but the operation of their attributes
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Adam's Sin
Q-15: WHAT WAS THE SIN WHEREBY OUR FIRST PARENTS FELL FROM THE ESTATE WHEREIN THEY WERE CREATED? A: That sin was eating the forbidden fruit. 'She took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also to her husband.' Gen 3:3. Here is implied, 1. That our first parents fell from their estate of innocence. 2. The sin by which they fell, was eating the forbidden fruit. I. Our first parents fell from their glorious state of innocence. God made man upright, but they have sought out many inventions.' Eccl
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Letter xxviii (Circa A. D. 1130) to the Abbots Assembled at Soissons
To the Abbots Assembled at Soissons [45] Bernard urges the abbots zealously to perform the duty for which they had met. He recommends to them a great desire of spiritual progress, and begs them not to be delayed in their work if lukewarm and lax persons should perhaps murmur. To the Reverend Abbots met in the name of the Lord in Chapter at Soissons, brother Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux, the servant of their Holiness, health and prayer that they may see, establish, and observe the things which are
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Proverbs 8:14
Common sense and success belong to me. Insight and strength are mine.

Proverbs 21:22
The wise conquer the city of the strong and level the fortress in which they trust.

Ecclesiastes 4:13
It is better to be a poor but wise youth than an old and foolish king who refuses all advice.

Ecclesiastes 7:12
Wisdom and money can get you almost anything, but only wisdom can save your life.

Ecclesiastes 9:13
Here is another bit of wisdom that has impressed me as I have watched the way our world works.

Ecclesiastes 9:16
So even though wisdom is better than strength, those who are wise will be despised if they are poor. What they say will not be appreciated for long.

Jump to Previous
City Gives Makes Mighty Powerful Rulers Strength Strengtheneth Strengthens Stronger Stronghold Ten Wealth Wisdom Wise
Jump to Next
City Gives Makes Mighty Powerful Rulers Strength Strengtheneth Strengthens Stronger Stronghold Ten Wealth Wisdom Wise
Links
Ecclesiastes 7:19 NIV
Ecclesiastes 7:19 NLT
Ecclesiastes 7:19 ESV
Ecclesiastes 7:19 NASB
Ecclesiastes 7:19 KJV

Ecclesiastes 7:19 Bible Apps
Ecclesiastes 7:19 Biblia Paralela
Ecclesiastes 7:19 Chinese Bible
Ecclesiastes 7:19 French Bible
Ecclesiastes 7:19 German Bible

Ecclesiastes 7:19 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Ecclesiastes 7:18
Top of Page
Top of Page