What does Ecclesiastes 7:18 mean?
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.
NIV: It is good to grasp the one and not let go of the other. Whoever fears God will avoid all extremes.
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.
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.
NLT: Pay attention to these instructions, for anyone who fears God will avoid both extremes.
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.
NKJV: It is good that you grasp this, And also not remove your hand from the other; For he who fears God will escape them all.
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