Ecclesiastes 7:12 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Ecclesiastes 7:12, NIV: Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it.

Ecclesiastes 7:12, ESV: For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.

Ecclesiastes 7:12, KJV: For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

Ecclesiastes 7:12, NASB: For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, But the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom keeps its possessors alive.

Ecclesiastes 7:12, NLT: Wisdom and money can get you almost anything, but only wisdom can save your life.

Ecclesiastes 7:12, CSB: because wisdom is protection as silver is protection; but the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of its owner.

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