Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 10:1-3

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Ecclesiastes 10:1-3

RSV 1 Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off an evil 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. RSV 2 A wise man's heart inclines him toward the right, but a fool's heart toward the left. NIV 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. RSV 3 Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he says to every one that he is a fool. NIV 3 Even as he walks along the road, the fool lacks sense and shows everyone how stupid he is.