Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 2:7-9

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Ecclesiastes 2:7-9

NLT 7 I bought slaves, both men and women, and others were born into my household. I also owned large herds and flocks, more than any of the kings who had lived in Jerusalem before me. NIV 7 I bought male and female slaves and had other slaves who were born in my house. I also owned more herds and flocks than anyone in Jerusalem before me. NLT 8 I collected great sums of silver and gold, the treasure of many kings and provinces. I hired wonderful singers, both men and women, and had many beautiful concubines. I had everything a man could desire! NIV 8 I amassed silver and gold for myself, and the treasure of kings and provinces. I acquired men and women singers, and a harem as well--the delights of the heart of man. NLT 9 So I became greater than all who had lived in Jerusalem before me, and my wisdom never failed me. NIV 9 I became greater by far than anyone in Jerusalem before me. In all this my wisdom stayed with me.