Ecclesiastes 4:13

 

“Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Ecclesiastes 4:13

“ Better is a poore and a wise child, then an old and foolish king who will no more be admonished.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Ecclesiastes chapter 4
 

“A poor yet wise lad is better than an old and foolish king who no longer knows {how} to receive instruction.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth not how to receive admonition any more.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“A young man who is poor and wise is better than a king who is old and foolish and will not be guided by the wisdom of others.”
Basic English Bible
 

“Better is a poor but wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth no more how to be admonished.”
Darby Bible
 

“Better is a child that is poor and wise, than a king that is old and foolish, who knoweth not to foresee for hereafter. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“Better is a poor and a wise child, than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished. ”
Webster's Bible
 

“Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.”
World English Bible
 

“Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who hath not known to be warned any more.”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ Better is a poor and wise child than an old and foolish king, who knoweth not how to receive admonition any more.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 


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