Ecclesiastes 10:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Ecclesiastes 10:13, NIV: At the beginning their words are folly; at the end they are wicked madness--
Ecclesiastes 10:13, ESV: The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness, and the end of his talk is evil madness.
Ecclesiastes 10:13, KJV: The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.
Ecclesiastes 10:13, NASB: the beginning of his talking is foolishness, and the end of it is evil insanity.
Ecclesiastes 10:13, NLT: Fools base their thoughts on foolish assumptions, so their conclusions will be wicked madness;
Ecclesiastes 10:13, CSB: The beginning of the words from his mouth is folly, but the end of his speaking is evil madness;