Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 4:13-16

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Ecclesiastes 4:13-16

NIV 13 Better a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king who no longer knows how to take warning. NIV 13 Better a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king who no longer knows how to take warning. NIV 14 The youth may have come from prison to the kingship, or he may have been born in poverty within his kingdom. NIV 14 The youth may have come from prison to the kingship, or he may have been born in poverty within his kingdom. NIV 15 I saw that all who lived and walked under the sun followed the youth, the king's successor. NIV 15 I saw that all who lived and walked under the sun followed the youth, the king's successor. NIV 16 There was no end to all the people who were before them. But those who came later were not pleased with the successor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. NIV 16 There was no end to all the people who were before them. But those who came later were not pleased with the successor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.