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Ecclesiastes 10 - AMP

2 A wise man's heart turns him toward his right hand, but a fool's heart toward his left. 3 Even when he who is a fool walks along the road, his heart and understanding fail him, and he says of everyone and to everyone that he is a fool. 4 If the temper of the ruler rises up against you, do not leave your place ; for gentleness and calmness prevent or put a stop to great offenses. 5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, like an error which proceeds from the ruler: 6 Folly is set in great dignity and in high places, and the rich sit in low places. 7 I have seen slaves on horses, and princes walking like slaves on the earth. 8 He who digs a pit will fall into it, and whoever breaks through a fence or a wall, a serpent will bite him. 9 Whoever removes stones or hews out will be hurt with them, and he who fells trees will be endangered by them. 10 If the ax is dull and the man does not whet the edge, he must put forth more strength; but wisdom helps him to succeed. 11 If the serpent bites before it is charmed, then it is no use to call a charmer . 12 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious and win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him. 13 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness, and the end of his talk is wicked madness. 14 A fool also multiplies words, though no man can tell what will be--and what will happen after he is gone, who can tell him? 15 The labor of fools wearies every one of them, because he does not even know how to get to town. 16 Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child or a servant and when your officials feast in the morning! 17 Happy (fortunate and to be envied) are you, O land, when your king is a free man and of noble birth and character and when your officials feast at the proper time--for strength and not for drunkenness! 18 Through indolence the rafters decay and the roof sinks in, and through idleness of the hands the house leaks. 19 make a feast for laughter, serve wine to cheer life, and money to answer for all of it. 20 Curse not the king, no, not even in your thoughts, and curse not the rich in your bedchamber, for a bird of the air will carry the voice, and a winged creature will tell the matter.

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Shared by: Marvin Salazar on Aug, 2014
Summary: Ang salapi ay sumasagot sa lahat ng bagay (Ecclesiastes 10:19)
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Shared by: John McCormack on Dec, 2013
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:2
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When a Nation is Directionally Challenged
Shared by: Terry Blankenship on Mar, 2013
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Series: Ecclesiastes
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 635
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Shared by: Thomas Swope on Aug, 2012
Summary: A study of the Gospel of Luke 13: 6 – 9
Series: Luke
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Shared by: Donald McCulley on Dec, 2011
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Summary: We have Allowed so many different things to lie around and not produce, to the point that they cause a contamination!!!
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Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:1-3
Views: 1,348
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Shared by: Thomas Swope on May, 2011
Summary: A study of chapter 10 verses 1 through 20
Series: Ecclesiastes
Denomination: Calvary Chapel
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Shared by: daniel cabrera on Mar, 2011
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Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:7
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 1,251
Freddy Fritz avatar
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Shared by: Freddy Fritz on Nov, 2010
Summary: In today's less, we are urged to use wisdom, especially in the political arena, to navigate our way through life.
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Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,831
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Shared by: peter balogun on Aug, 2010
Summary: A message to reposition the believer
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Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:7
Denomination: Pentecostal
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Shared by: Daniel Olukoya on Apr, 2010
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Shared by: Rodney Johnson Sr., on Dec, 2009
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Shared by: Pat Damiani on Jun, 2009
Summary: 18th in a series from Ecclesiastes. It often only takes something small to ruin something great.
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Views: 3,314
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Shared by: Michael Luke on Jun, 2009
Summary: Sometimes, things don’t work out the way we think they should. Trust God and live live to the fullest.
Series: Be Satisfied
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Shared by: Joseph Smith on Mar, 2009
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Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:19
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Views: 2,136
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Shared by: Michael McCartney on Jan, 2008
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Series: Ecclesiastes
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Views: 3,037
Jeff Pearce avatar
Shared by: Jeff Pearce on Oct, 2007
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:10
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Views: 671
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Shared by: Terry Hagedorn on Oct, 2007
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based on 11 ratings
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Views: 4,503
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Shared by: samson musyoki on Sep, 2007
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:1
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 473
Riaan de Villiers avatar
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Shared by: Riaan de Villiers on Jul, 2006
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based on 31 ratings
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:5-7
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Views: 6,959
Robert Leroe avatar
Shared by: Robert Leroe on May, 2006
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based on 12 ratings
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Views: 2,885
Pat Cook avatar
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Shared by: Pat Cook on Aug, 2005
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based on 13 ratings
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 10:10
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Views: 2,198
Ralph Andrus avatar
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Shared by: Ralph Andrus on Aug, 2005
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David Seeley avatar
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Shared by: David Seeley on Nov, 2004
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Views: 992
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Shared by: Abiodun Adeniyi on Nov, 2004
Summary: the value of knowing God can be compared to finding resl gold
based on 19 ratings
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Darrell  Stetler II avatar
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Shared by: Darrell Stetler II on May, 2004
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Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Jan, 2004
Summary: Developing the right life skills and social skills can make our lives so much richer, our friendships deeper, and our level of happiness higher.
Series: Ecclesiastes
based on 21 ratings
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Views: 3,117
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Shared by: Ed Vasicek on Jan, 2004
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Series: Ecclesiastes
based on 31 ratings
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