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Ecclesiastes 7:6

    Ecclesiastes 7:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Like the cracking of thorns under a pot, so is the laugh of a foolish man; and this again is to no purpose.

    Webster's Revision

    For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

    World English Bible

    For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 7:6

    For as the crackling of thorns - They make a great noise, a great blaze; and are extinguished in a few moments. Such indeed, comparatively, are the joys of life; they are noisy, flashy, and transitory.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 7:6

    As the crackling of thorns - Noisy while it lasts, and quickly extinguished. See Psalm 58:9 note.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 7:6

    7:6 Thorns - Which for a time make a great noise and blaze, but presently go out.