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Ecclesiastes 10:3

    Ecclesiastes 10:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Yes also, when he that is a fool walks by the way, his wisdom fails him, and he said to every one that he is a fool.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Yea also, when the fool walketh by the way, his understanding faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when the foolish man is walking in the way, he has no sense and lets everyone see that he is foolish.

    Webster's Revision

    Yea also, when the fool walketh by the way, his understanding faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

    World English Bible

    Yes also, when the fool walks by the way, his understanding fails him, and he says to everyone that he is a fool.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Yea also, when the fool walketh by the way, his understanding faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.

    Definitions for Ecclesiastes 10:3

    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 10:3

    When - a fool walketh by the way - In every act of life, and in every company he frequents, the irreligious man shows what he is. Vanity, nonsense, and wickedness are his themes: so that in effect he saith to every one that he is a fool.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:3

    "Way" may be understood either literally (compare Ecclesiastes 10:15), or figuratively, of the course of action which he follows.

    He saith ... - He exposes his folly to every one he meets.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:3

    10:3 Walketh - In his daily conversation. He saith - He discovers his folly to all that meet him.