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(Ecc 10:1) Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: {so doth} a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom {and} honour.
(Ecc 10:2) A wise man's heart {is} at his right hand; but a fool's heart at his left.
(Ecc 10:3) Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth {him}, and he saith to every one {that} he {is} a fool.
(Ecc 10:4) If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for yielding pacifieth great offences.
(Ecc 10:5) There is an evil {which} I have seen under the sun, as an error {which} proceedeth from the ruler:
(Ecc 10:6) Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place.
(Ecc 10:7) I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.
(Ecc 10:8) He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.
(Ecc 10:9) Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; {and} he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby.
(Ecc 10:10) If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom {is} profitable to direct.
(Ecc 10:11) Surely the serpent will bite without enchantment; and a babbler is no better.
(Ecc 10:12) The words of a wise man's mouth {are} gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.
(Ecc 10:13) The beginning of the words of his mouth {is} foolishness: and the end of his talk {is} mischievous madness.
(Ecc 10:14) A fool also is full of words: a man cannot tell what shall be; and what shall be after him, who can tell him?
(Ecc 10:15) The labour of the foolish wearieth every one of them, because he knoweth not how to go to the city.
(Ecc 10:16) Woe to thee, O land, when thy king {is} a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!
(Ecc 10:17) Blessed {art} thou, O land, when thy king {is} the son of nobles, and thy princes eat in due season, for strength, and not for drunkenness!
(Ecc 10:18) By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.
(Ecc 10:19) A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all {things}.
(Ecc 10:20) Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
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