Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Moreover, besides being wise himself, the Teacher taught people what he had learned by listening, making inquiries, and composing many proverbs.

New American Standard Bible

In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged many proverbs.

King James Version

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Holman Bible

In addition to the Teacher being a wise man, he constantly taught the people knowledge; he weighed, explored, and arranged many proverbs.

A Conservative Version

And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yea, he pondered, and sought out, [and] set in order many proverbs.

American Standard Version

And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and'set in order many proverbs.

Amplified

And furthermore, because the Preacher was wise, he [Solomon] still taught the people knowledge; and he pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs.

Bible in Basic English

And because the Preacher was wise he still gave the people knowledge; searching out, testing, and putting in order a great number of wise sayings.

Darby Translation

And moreover, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the wiser the preacher became that much more did he teach wisdom to the people, causing them to listen and to search things out, and he composed many proverbs.

Julia Smith Translation

And besides, the preacher was wise; he yet taught the people knowledge; and he gave ear, and sought out, setting in order many parables.

King James 2000

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The Teacher was full of wisdom, and he taught the people with knowledge. He carefully considered many proverbs and carefully arranged them.

Modern King James verseion

And more than that, the preacher was wise; he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he listened, and looked, and set in order many proverbs.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The same preacher was not wise alone, but taught the people knowledge also: he gave good heed, sought out the ground and set forth many parables.

NET Bible

Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also taught knowledge to the people; he carefully evaluated and arranged many proverbs.

New Heart English Bible

Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

The Emphasized Bible

Besides that, the Proclaimer being wise, - still further taught knowledge unto the people, and weighed and searched, arranged proverbs in abundance.

Webster

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge: yes, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

World English Bible

Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

Youngs Literal Translation

And further, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge, and gave ear, and sought out -- he made right many similes.

Interlinear

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

קהלת 
Qoheleth 
Usage: 7

חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 0

and sought out
חקר 
Chaqar 
Usage: 27

and set in order
תּקן 
Taqan 
Usage: 3

רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

Context Readings

Epilogue

8 "Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Everything is pointless." 9 Moreover, besides being wise himself, the Teacher taught people what he had learned by listening, making inquiries, and composing many proverbs. 10 The Teacher searched to find appropriate expressions, and what is written here is right and truthful.


Cross References

1 Kings 4:32

His reputation was known throughout the surrounding nations. Solomon wrote 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs.

Proverbs 1:1

The proverbs of David's son Solomon, king of Israel.

1 Kings 8:12-21

Then Solomon said, "The LORD has said that he lives shrouded in darkness.

1 Kings 10:8

How blessed are your staff! And how blessed are your employees, who serve you continuously and get to listen to your wisdom!

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grieves his mother.

Proverbs 25:1

Here are some more proverbs by Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah, king of Judah, transcribed.

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