Ecclesiastes 9:17 NIV

17 The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded than the shouts of a ruler of fools.

Study tools for Ecclesiastes 9:17

  • a 9:2 - Septuagint (Aquila), Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew does not have "and the bad."
  • b 9:4 - Or "What then is to be chosen? With all who live, there is hope"