Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 12:9-14

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Ecclesiastes 12:9-14

NIV 9 Not only was the Teacher wise, but also he imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. NIV 9 Not only was the Teacher wise, but also he imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. NIV 10 The Teacher searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true. NIV 10 The Teacher searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true. NIV 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails--given by one Shepherd. NIV 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails--given by one Shepherd. NIV 12 Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. NIV 12 Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. NIV 13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole [duty] of man. NIV 13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole [duty] of man. NIV 14 For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil. NIV 14 For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil.