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.

Definitions for Ecclesiastes 7 :6

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' Commentary on Ecclesiastes 7 :6

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

Wesley's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 7 :6

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