Ecclesiastes 4:13

Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who doesn't know how to receive admonition any more.

Alternate Versions of Ecclesiastes 4-13

A Conservative Version: Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who does not know how to receive admonition any more.

American Standard Version: Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth not how to receive admonition any more.

Bible in Basic English: Ecclesiastes 4:13
A young man who is poor and wise is better than a king who is old and foolish and will not be guided by the wisdom of others.

Darby English Bible: Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor but wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knoweth no more how to be admonished.

King James Version: Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.

King James Version (UK): Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.

Youngs Literal Translation: Ecclesiastes 4:13
Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who hath not known to be warned any more.

Verses Related to Ecclesiastes 4-13

Genesis 37:2
This is the history of the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brothers. He was a boy with the sons of Bilhah and Zilpah, his father's wives. Joseph brought an evil report of them to their father.

1 Kings 22:8
The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, there is yet one man by whom we may inquire of Yahweh, Micaiah the son of Imlah: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. Jehoshaphat said, "Don't let the king say so."

2 Chronicles 25:16
It happened, as he talked with him, that [the king] said to him, Have we made you of the king's counsel? Stop! Why should you be struck down? Then the prophet stopped, and said, I know that God has determined to destroy you, because you have done this, and have not listened to my counsel.

Proverbs 19:1
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.

Proverbs 28:6
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity, Than he who is perverse in his ways, and he is rich.

Proverbs 28:16
A tyrannical ruler lacks judgment. One who hates ill-gotten gain will have long days.