Ecclesiastes Chapter 10 Verse 12

The Holy Bible, King James Version

The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.

Parallel Verses

  1. The words of a wise man's mouth are sweet to all, but the lips of a foolish man are his destruction. (BBE, Ecclesiastes 10:12)
  2. The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. (ASV, Ecclesiastes 10:12)
  3. The words of a wise man’s mouth are gracious; but a fool is swallowed by his own lips. (WEB, Ecclesiastes 10:12)
  4. The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool swallow up himself. (DBY, Ecclesiastes 10:12)
  5. Words of the mouth of the wise [are] gracious, And the lips of a fool swallow him up. (YLT, Ecclesiastes 10:12)