Ecclesiastes 7:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Ecclesiastes 7:18, NIV: It is good to grasp the one and not let go of the other. Whoever fears God will avoid all extremes.
Ecclesiastes 7:18, ESV: It is good that you should take hold of this, and from that withhold not your hand, for the one who fears God shall come out from both of them.
Ecclesiastes 7:18, KJV: It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from this withdraw not thine hand: for he that feareth God shall come forth of them all.
Ecclesiastes 7:18, NASB: It is good that you grasp one thing while not letting go of the other; for one who fears God comes out with both of them.
Ecclesiastes 7:18, NLT: Pay attention to these instructions, for anyone who fears God will avoid both extremes.
Ecclesiastes 7:18, CSB: It is good that you grasp the one and do not let the other slip from your hand. For the one who fears God will end up with both of them.