Ecclesiastes 10:12-15 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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12 Words from a wise man's mouth are gracious, but a fool is consumed by his own lips. 12 Words from a wise man's mouth are gracious, but a fool is consumed by his own lips.
13 At the beginning his words are folly; at the end they are wicked madness-- 13 At the beginning his words are folly; at the end they are wicked madness--
14 and the fool multiplies words. No one knows what is coming-- who can tell him what will happen after him? 14 and the fool multiplies words. No one knows what is coming-- who can tell him what will happen after him?
15 A fool's work wearies him; he does not know the way to town. 15 A fool's work wearies him; he does not know the way to town.