Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 7:11-12

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Ecclesiastes 7:11-12

NRS 11 Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, an advantage to those who see the sun. NIV 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing and benefits those who see the sun. NRS 12 For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to the one who possesses it. NIV 12 Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: that wisdom preserves the life of its possessor.