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Ecclesiastes 6:11

Context
NET ©

The more one argues with words, the less he accomplishes. 1  How does that benefit him? 2 

NIV ©

The more the words, the less the meaning, and how does that profit anyone?

NASB ©

For there are many words which increase futility. What then is the advantage to a man?

NLT ©

The more words you speak, the less they mean. So why overdo it?

MSG ©

The more words that are spoken, the more smoke there is in the air. And who is any better off?

BBE ©

There are words without number for increasing what is to no purpose, but what is man profited by them?

NRSV ©

The more words, the more vanity, so how is one the better?

NKJV ©

Since there are many things that increase vanity, How is man the better?


KJV
Seeing there be
<03426>
many
<07235> (8687)
things
<01697>
that increase
<07235> (8688)
vanity
<01892>_,
what [is] man
<0120>
the better
<03148>_?
NASB ©
For there
<03426>
are many
<07235>
words
<01697>
which increase
<07235>
futility
<01892>
. What
<04100>
then is the advantage
<03148>
to a man
<0120>
?
HEBREW
Mdal
<0120>
rty
<03148>
hm
<04100>
lbh
<01892>
Mybrm
<07235>
hbrh
<07235>
Myrbd
<01697>
sy
<03426>
yk (6:11)
<03588>
LXXM
oti
<3754
CONJ
eisin
<1510
V-PAI-3P
logoi
<3056
N-NPM
polloi
<4183
A-NPM
plhyunontev
<4129
V-PAPNP
mataiothta
<3153
N-ASF
ti
<5100
I-ASN
perisson {ADV} tw
<3588
T-DSM
anyrwpw
<444
N-DSM
NET © [draft] ITL
The more one
<0120>
argues with words
<01697>
, the less he accomplishes
<03148>
. How
<04100>
does that benefit him
<0120>
?
NET ©

The more one argues with words, the less he accomplishes. 1  How does that benefit him? 2 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “The more the words, the more the futility.”

tn Or “What benefit does man have [in that]?”



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