Ecclesiastes 10:17-19 New Century Version (NCV)
17 How lucky a country is whose king comes from a good family,
whose leaders eat only at mealtime
and for strength, not to get drunk.
18 If someone is lazy, the roof will begin to fall.
If he doesn’t fix it, the house will leak.
19 A party makes you feel good,
wine makes you feel happy,
and money buys anything.
Ecclesiastes 10:17-19 New International Version (NIV)
17 Blessed is the land whose king is of noble birth
and whose princes eat at a proper time—
for strength and not for drunkenness.
18 Through laziness, the rafters sag;
because of idle hands, the house leaks.
19 A feast is made for laughter,
wine makes life merry,
and money is the answer for everything.
New International Version (NIV)
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