Ecclesiastes 10:16-20 NIV

16 Woe to the land whose king was a servantaand whose princes feast in the morning.

References for Ecclesiastes 10:16

    • m 10:16 - Or "king is a child"
      17 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

      18 Through laziness, the rafters sag; because of idle hands, the house leaks.

      References for Ecclesiastes 10:18

      19 A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.

      References for Ecclesiastes 10:19

      20 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