Ecclesiastes 8:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Ecclesiastes 8:5, NIV: Whoever obeys his command will come to no harm, and the wise heart will know the proper time and procedure.
Ecclesiastes 8:5, ESV: Whoever keeps a command will know no evil thing, and the wise heart will know the proper time and the just way.
Ecclesiastes 8:5, KJV: Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.
Ecclesiastes 8:5, NASB: One who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.
Ecclesiastes 8:5, NLT: Those who obey him will not be punished. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right,
Ecclesiastes 8:5, CSB: The one who keeps a command will not experience anything harmful, and a wise heart knows the right time and procedure.