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Ecclesiastes 7:21

    Ecclesiastes 7:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Also take no heed to all words that are spoken; lest you hear your servant curse you:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Also take not heed unto all words that are spoken, lest thou hear thy servant curse thee;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Do not give ear to all the words which men say, for fear of hearing the curses of your servant.

    Webster's Revision

    Also take not heed unto all words that are spoken, lest thou hear thy servant curse thee;

    World English Bible

    Also don't take heed to all words that are spoken, lest you hear your servant curse you;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Also take not heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:

    Definitions for Ecclesiastes 7:21

    Heed - To be careful to consider.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 7:21

    Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken - This is good advice, and much for every man's peace through life.

    Thy servant curse thee - מקללך mekallelecha, make light of thee, speak evil of thee.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 7:21

    Curse ... cursed - Rather, speak evil of ... spoken evil of.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 7:21

    7:21 Also - Do not strictly search into them, nor listen to hear them.