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Ecclesiastes 12:9

    Ecclesiastes 12:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yes, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and'set in order many proverbs.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And because the Preacher was wise he still gave the people knowledge; searching out, testing, and putting in order a great number of wise sayings.

    Webster's Revision

    And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and'set in order many proverbs.

    World English Bible

    Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he pondered, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

    Definitions for Ecclesiastes 12:9

    Heed - To be careful to consider.
    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 12:9

    Because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge - And in order to do this he took good heed - considered what would be most useful. He set in order - collected and arranged, many parables, probably alluding to the book over which we have already passed.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 12:9

    12:9 Taught - As God gave him this wisdom, that he might be a teacher of others. So he used it to that end. Gave heed - He did not utter whatever came into his mind, but seriously pondered both his matter and words.