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Ecclesiastes 5:10

    Ecclesiastes 5:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loves abundance with increase: this is also vanity.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who has a love for silver never has enough silver, or he who has love for wealth, enough profit. This again is to no purpose.

    Webster's Revision

    He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.

    World English Bible

    He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this also is vanity.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 5:10

    He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver - The more he gets, the more he would get; for the saying is true: -

    Crescit amor nummi, quantum ipsa pecunia crescit.

    "The love of money increases, in proportion as money itself increases."