Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

New American Standard Bible

But beyond this, my son, be warned: the writing of many books is endless, and excessive devotion to books is wearying to the body.

King James Version

And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Holman Bible

But beyond these, my son, be warned: there is no end to the making of many books, and much study wearies the body.

International Standard Version

So learn from them, my son. There is no end to the crafting of many books, and too much study wearies the body.

A Conservative Version

And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

American Standard Version

And furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Amplified

But about going further [than the words given by one Shepherd], my son, be warned. Of making many books there is no end [so do not believe everything you read], and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Bible in Basic English

And further, my son, take note of this: of the making of books there is no end, and much learning is a weariness to the flesh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, in addition to this, be admonished: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

And besides, from these, my son, beware: of making many books, no end; and much study wearies the flesh.

King James 2000

And further, my son, be admonished by these: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My son, be careful {about anything beyond these things}. For the writing of books is endless, and too much study {is wearisome}.

Modern King James verseion

And further, by these, my son, be warned: The making of many books has no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore beware, my son, that above these thou make them not many and innumerable books, nor take divers doctrines in hand, to weary thy body withal.

NET Bible

Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. There is no end to the making of many books, and much study is exhausting to the body.

New Heart English Bible

Furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

And besides, from them, my son, be admonished, - Of making many books, there is no end, and, much study, is a weariness of the flesh.

Webster

And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

World English Bible

Furthermore, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Youngs Literal Translation

And further, from these, my son, be warned; the making of many books hath no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יותר 
Yowther 
Usage: 8

by these
המּה הם 
hem 
Usage: 517

זהר 
Zahar 
Usage: 22

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

there is no end
קץ 
Qets 
Usage: 67

and much
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

להג 
Lahag 
Usage: 1

is a weariness
יגעה 
Y@gi`ah 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Epilogue

11 The words of the wise are as goads, and the collections of them as nails fastened in: they are given from one shepherd. 12 And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh. 13 Let us hear the end of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole of man.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:18

For in much wisdom is much vexation, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

1 Kings 4:32

And he spoke three thousand proverbs; and his songs were a thousand and five.

Luke 16:29-31

But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them.

John 5:39

Ye search the scriptures, for ye think that in them ye have life eternal, and they it is which bear witness concerning me;

John 20:31

but these are written that ye may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing ye might have life in his name.

John 21:25

And there are also many other things which Jesus did, the which if they were written one by one, I suppose that not even the world itself would contain the books written.

2 Peter 1:19-21

And we have the prophetic word made surer, to which ye do well taking heed (as to a lamp shining in an obscure place) until the day dawn and the morning star arise in your hearts;

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