Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The labour of the foolish wearies all of them because they do not know how to go to the city.

New American Standard Bible

The toil of a fool so wearies him that he does not even know how to go to a city.

King James Version

The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

Holman Bible

The struggles of fools weary them,
for they don’t know how to go to the city.

International Standard Version

The work of a fool so wears him out that he can't even find his way to town.

A Conservative Version

The labor of fools wearies every one of them, for he knows not how to go to the city.

American Standard Version

The labor of fools wearieth every one of them; for he knoweth not how to go to the city.

Amplified

The labor of fools wearies every one of them, because [he is so ignorant of the ordinary matters that] he does not even know how to get to town.

Bible in Basic English

The work of the foolish will be a weariness to him, because he has no knowledge of the way to the town.

Darby Translation

The labour of fools wearieth them, because they know not how to go to the city.

Julia Smith Translation

The labor of the foolish will weary them, because he knew not to go to the city.

King James 2000

The labor of the foolish wearies every one of them, because he knows not how to go to the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The fool is so worn out by a hard day's work {he cannot even find his way home at night}.

Modern King James verseion

The labor of fools wearies him, because he does not know how to go to the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The labour of the foolish is grievous unto them, while they know not how to go in to the city.

NET Bible

The toil of a stupid fool wears him out, because he does not even know the way to the city.

New Heart English Bible

The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.

The Emphasized Bible

The toil of dullards, shall weary a man, that he knoweth not how to go into the city.

Webster

The labor of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

World English Bible

The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.

Youngs Literal Translation

The labour of the foolish wearieth him, In that he hath not known to go unto the city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
of the foolish
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

יגע 
Yaga` 
Usage: 26

not how to go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

References

Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Burden Of Folly

14 The fool multiplies words and says, Man cannot tell what shall be, and what shall be after him, who can tell him? 15 The labour of the foolish wearies all of them because they do not know how to go to the city. 16 Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes banquet in the morning!



Cross References

Psalm 107:4

They wandered lost in the wilderness, alone and out of the way; they found no city to dwell in.

Psalm 107:7

And he led them forth by the right way, that they might go to a city of habitation.

Ecclesiastes 10:3

Even when the fool walks by the way, he lacks prudence, and he says unto every one that he is a fool.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the iron is blunt, and he does not whet the edge, then he must put forth more strength, but the advantages of wisdom excel.

Isaiah 35:8-10

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Isaiah 44:12-17

The smith shall take the tongs; he shall work among the coals; he shall give it form with the hammers and bring forth in it the arm of his strength; though he is hungry and his strength fails: he shall not drink water, even if he faints.

Isaiah 47:12-13

Stand now with thine enchantments and with the multitude of thy sorceries in which thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to better thyself, if so be thou may prevail.

Isaiah 55:2

Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.

Jeremiah 50:4-5

In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the sons of Israel shall come, they and the sons of Judah together, going and weeping they shall go and seek the LORD their God.

Habakkuk 2:6

Shall not all these take up a parable against him and a taunting enigma against him and say, Woe to him that multiplied that which was not his! And for how long would he pile thick clay upon himself?

Matthew 11:28-30

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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