17 Do not be overwicked, and do not be a fool— why die before your time?

Read Ecclesiastes 7:17 Using Other Translations

Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?
Be not overly wicked, neither be a fool. Why should you die before your time?
On the other hand, don’t be too wicked either. Don’t be a fool! Why die before your time?