Ecclesiastes 7:7

 

“Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Ecclesiastes 7:7

“ Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad: and a gift destroyeth the heart.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Ecclesiastes chapter 7
 

“For oppression makes a wise man mad, And a bribe corrupts the heart.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“Surely extortion maketh the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroyeth the understanding.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“The wise are troubled by the ways of the cruel, and the giving of money is the destruction of the heart.”
Basic English Bible
 

“Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad, and a gift destroyeth the heart.”
Darby Bible
 

“For as the crackling of thorns burning under a pot, so is the laughter of a fool: now this also is vanity. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart. ”
Webster's Bible
 

“Surely extortion makes the wise man foolish; and a bribe destroys the understanding.”
World English Bible
 

“Surely oppression maketh the wise mad, And a gift destroyeth the heart.”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ Surely oppression turneth a wise man into a fool; and a gift destroyeth the understanding.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 

Shaun Henry's comment on 2020-05-12 18:57:48:

Esau is the most powerful oppressor of all the nation's of heathens, and he try to cover up his wickedness of the people by giving them the gift of money. And in turn, the people are destroyed.

 

LEMUEL O.W.L.'s comment on 2012-07-30 09:20:28:

I THINK ECCLESIASTES CHAPTER 7 VERSE 7 IS ONE OF THE MOST DIRECT POINT IN THE HOLY BIBLE THAT ADDRESS HUMAN SUFFERINGS AND HIGHLIGHT THE OPPRESSION REAL PEOPLE DEAL WITH EVERY DAY THAT FAKE PEOPLE CALL A MENTAL ILLNESS.

 


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