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Ecclesiastes 9:17

17 The words of the wise heard in dquiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

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Ecclesiastes 9:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded

than the shouts of a ruler of fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 Better to hear the quiet words of a wise person

than the shouts of a foolish king.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 Words of the wise, spoken quietly, should be heard

Rather than the shout of a ruler of fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 The quiet words of a wise person are better

than the shouts of a foolish ruler.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 The words of the wise are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 One should pay more attention to calm words from wise people than shouting from a ruler of fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 The calm words of the wise are heeded

more than the shouts of a ruler over fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded

than the shouting of a ruler among fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 The words of the wise are heard in peace

more than the shouting of a ruler is heard among the fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

17 People should listen to the quiet words

of those who are wise.

That’s better than paying attention to the shouts

of a ruler of foolish people.

Ecclesiastes 9:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools.