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Ecclesiastes 10:6

    Ecclesiastes 10:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The foolish are placed in high positions, but men of wealth are kept low.

    Webster's Revision

    folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place.

    World English Bible

    Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:6

    The "evil" of Ecclesiastes 10:5 is here specified as that caprice of a king by which an unworthy favorite of low origin is promoted to successive dignities, while a noble person is degraded or neglected.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 10:6

    10:6 The rich - Wise and worthy men, rich in endowments of mind.