Parallel Verses

King James 2000

The labor of the foolish wearies every one of them, because he knows not 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The labour of the foolish wearies all of them because they do not know 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.

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 A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him? 15 The labor of the foolish wearies every one of them, because he knows not how to go to the city. 16 Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child, and your princes feast in the morning!



Cross References

Psalm 107:4

They wandered in the wilderness in a solitary 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

Yea also, when he that is a fool walks by the way, his wisdom fails him, and he says to every one that he is a fool.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the iron is blunt, and he does not sharpen the edge, then must he use more strength: but wisdom helps one to succeed.

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; but it shall be for others: the wayfaring men, though fools, shall not err therein.

Isaiah 44:12-17

The blacksmith with the tongs works in the coals, and fashions it with hammers, and works it with the strength of his arms: yea, he is hungry, and his strength fails: he drinks no water, and is faint.

Isaiah 47:12-13

Stand now with your enchantments, and with the multitude of your sorceries, in which you have labored from your youth; perhaps you shall be able to profit, perhaps you may prevail.

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in richness.

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, says the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children 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 proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increases that which is not his! how long? and to him that loads himself with many pledges!

Matthew 11:28-30

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

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