5 It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person than to listen to the song of fools.

Read Ecclesiastes 7:5 Using Other Translations

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
It is better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise than to hear the song of fools.
Better to be criticized by a wise person than to be praised by a fool.