What does Ecclesiastes 9:17 mean?
ESV: The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
NIV: The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded than the shouts of a ruler of fools.
NASB: The words of the wise heard in calm are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.
CSB: The calm words of the wise are heeded more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.
NLT: Better to hear the quiet words of a wise person than the shouts of a foolish king.
KJV: The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.
NKJV: Words of the wise, spoken quietly, should be heard Rather than the shout of a ruler of fools.
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