9 Besides being wise, the Teacher also taught the people knowledge, weighing and studying and arranging many proverbs.

References for Ecclesiastes 12:9

    • f 12:9 - [Qoheleth], traditionally rendered [Preacher]
      10 The Teacher sought to find pleasing words, and he wrote words of truth plainly.

      References for Ecclesiastes 12:10

        • g 12:10 - [Qoheleth], traditionally rendered [Preacher]
          11 The sayings of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed are the collected sayings that are given by one shepherd.

          References for Ecclesiastes 12:11

            • h 12:11 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
              12 Of anything beyond these, my child, beware. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
              13 The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God, and keep his commandments; for that is the whole duty of everyone.
              14 For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every secret thing, whether good or evil.

              References for Ecclesiastes 12:14

                • i 12:14 - Or [into the judgment on]