Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 9:17-18

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Ecclesiastes 9:17-18

RSV 17 The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools. NIV 17 The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded than the shouts of a ruler of fools. RSV 18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good. NIV 18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.