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Ecclesiastes 10:14

    Ecclesiastes 10:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A fool also multiplieth words: yet man knoweth not what shall be; and that which shall be after him, who can tell him?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The foolish are full of words; man has no knowledge of what will be; and who is able to say what will be after him?

    Webster's Revision

    A fool also multiplieth words: yet man knoweth not what shall be; and that which shall be after him, who can tell him?

    World English Bible

    A fool also multiplies words. Man doesn't know what will be; and that which will be after him, who can tell him?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A fool also multiplieth words: yet man knoweth not what shall be; and that which shall be after him, who can tell him?

    Definitions for Ecclesiastes 10:14

    Tell - To number; count.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 10:14

    A man cannot tell what shall be - A foolish babbling man will talk on every subject, though he can say as little on the past, as he can on the future.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:14

    Full of words - Confident talking of the future is indicated rather than mere loquacity. Compare James 4:13.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:14

    10:14 Full of words - Forward to promise and boast what he will do, whereas none can be sure of future events, even during his own life, much more after his death.