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I have seen another[a] misfortune[b] on the earth:[c]
It is an error a ruler makes.[d]

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  1. Ecclesiastes 10:5 tn The term “another” does not appear in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation to indicate that this is not the first “misfortune” described by the Teacher. See 5:13, 16; 6:1-2.
  2. Ecclesiastes 10:5 tn Heb “an evil.”
  3. Ecclesiastes 10:5 tn Heb “under the sun.”
  4. Ecclesiastes 10:5 tn Heb “like an error that comes forth from the presence of a ruler.”