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Ecclesiastes 7:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry; for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Do not be eager in your heart to be angry, For anger resides in the bosom of fools.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be vexed; for vexation resteth in the bosom of fools.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Do not be rash in thy spirit, to be indignant,—for, indignation, in the bosom of dullards, doth remain.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry, For anger in the bosom of fools resteth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Be not quickly angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of a fool.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Be not hastie in thy spirit to bee angry: for anger resteth in the bosome of fooles.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger will rest in the bosom of fools.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Be not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
hasty 926
{0926} Prime
בּהל
bahal
{baw-hal'}
A primitive root; to tremble inwardly (or palpitate), that is, (figuratively) be (causatively make) (suddenly) alarmed or agitated; by implication to hasten anxiously.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
in thy spirit 7307
{7307} Prime
רוּחַ
ruwach
{roo'-akh}
From H7306; wind; by resemblance breath, that is, a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being (including its expression and functions).
to be angry: 3707
{3707} Prime
כָּעַס
ka`ac
{kaw-as'}
A primitive root; to trouble; by implication to grieve, rage, be indignant.
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
anger 3708
{3708} Prime
כַּעַס
ka`ac
{kah'-as}
From H3707; vexation.
resteth 5117
{5117} Prime
נוּחַ
nuwach
{noo'-akh}
A primitive root; to rest, that is, settle down; used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, intransitively, transitively and causatively (to dwell, stay, let fall, place, let alone, withdraw, give comfort, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in the bosom 2436
{2436} Prime
חֵיק
cheyq
{khake}
From an unused root, apparently meaning to inclose; the bosom (literally or figuratively).
of fools. 3684
{3684} Prime
כְּסִיל
k@ciyl
{kes-eel'}
From H3688; properly fat, that is, (figuratively) stupid or silly.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ecclesiastes 7:9

_ _ angry — impatient at adversity befalling thee, as Job was (Ecclesiastes 5:2; Proverbs 12:16).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ecclesiastes 7:7-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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hasty:

1 Samuel 25:21-22 Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this [fellow] hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that [pertained] unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good. ... So and more also do God unto the enemies of David, if I leave of all that [pertain] to him by the morning light any that pisseth against the wall.
2 Samuel 19:43 And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more [right] in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.
Esther 3:5-6 And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath. ... And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that [were] throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, [even] the people of Mordecai.
Proverbs 14:17 [He that is] soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.
Proverbs 16:32 [He that is] slow to anger [is] better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Jonah 4:9 And God said to Jonah, Doest thou well to be angry for the gourd? And he said, I do well to be angry, [even] unto death.
Ephesians 4:26-27 Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: ... Neither give place to the devil.
James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

anger:

Genesis 4:5-6 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. ... And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?
Genesis 4:8 And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.
Genesis 34:7-8 And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard [it]: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done. ... And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.
Genesis 34:25-26 And it came to pass on the third day, when they were sore, that two of the sons of Jacob, Simeon and Levi, Dinah's brethren, took each man his sword, and came upon the city boldly, and slew all the males. ... And they slew Hamor and Shechem his son with the edge of the sword, and took Dinah out of Shechem's house, and went out.
Genesis 34:30-31 And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, Ye have troubled me to make me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites and the Perizzites: and I [being] few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house. ... And they said, Should he deal with our sister as with an harlot?
2 Samuel 13:22 And Absalom spake unto his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar.
2 Samuel 13:28 Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.
2 Samuel 13:32 And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother, answered and said, Let not my lord suppose [that] they have slain all the young men the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead: for by the appointment of Absalom this hath been determined from the day that he forced his sister Tamar.
Proverbs 26:23-26 Burning lips and a wicked heart [are like] a potsherd covered with silver dross. ... [Whose] hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the [whole] congregation.
Mark 6:19 Therefore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could not:
Mark 6:24 And she went forth, and said unto her mother, What shall I ask? And she said, The head of John the Baptist.
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Gn 4:5, 8; 34:7, 25, 30. 1S 25:21. 2S 13:22, 28, 32; 19:43. Es 3:5. Pv 14:17; 16:32; 26:23. Jna 4:9. Mk 6:19, 24. Ep 4:26. Jm 1:19.

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