At the beginning their words are folly; at the end they are wicked madness—
and fools multiply words. No one knows what is coming— who can tell someone else what will happen after them?
References for Ecclesiastes 10:14
The toil of fools wearies them; they do not know the way to town.
Woe to the land whose king was a servantand whose princes feast in the morning.
References for Ecclesiastes 10:16
Blessed is the land whose king is of noble birth and whose princes eat at a proper time— for strength and not for drunkenness.
References for Ecclesiastes 10:17
Through laziness, the rafters sag; because of idle hands, the house leaks.
References for Ecclesiastes 10:18
A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.
References for Ecclesiastes 10:19
Do not revile the king even in your thoughts, or curse the rich in your bedroom, because a bird in the sky may carry your words, and a bird on the wing may report what you say.
References for Ecclesiastes 10:20