Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 10:1-3

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Ecclesiastes 10:1-3

NRS 1 Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off a foul odor; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. NIV 1 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. NRS 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. NIV 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. NRS 3 Even when fools walk on the road, they lack sense, and show to everyone that they are fools. NIV 3 Even as he walks along the road, the fool lacks sense and shows everyone how stupid he is.