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Ecclesiastes 10:15

    Ecclesiastes 10:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The labor of the foolish wearies every one of them, because he knows not how to go to the city.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The labor of fools wearieth every one of them; for he knoweth not how to go to the city.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The work of the foolish will be a weariness to him, because he has no knowledge of the way to the town.

    Webster's Revision

    The labor of fools wearieth every one of them; for he knoweth not how to go to the city.

    World English Bible

    The labor of fools wearies every one of them; for he doesn't know how to go to the city.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The labour of fools wearieth every one of them, for he knoweth not how to go to the city.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 10:15

    He knoweth not how to go to the city - I suppose this to be a proverb: "He knows nothing; he does not know his way to the next village." He may labor; but for want of judgment he wearies himself to no purpose.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:15

    The sense is: "The fool wearies himself with ineffectual attempts, he has not sufficient knowledge for the transaction of ordinary business."

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:15

    10:15 Wearieth - Fools discover their folly by their wearisome and fruitless endeavours after things which are too high for them. Because - He is ignorant of those things which are most easy, as of the way to the great city whither he is going.