Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 9:15 in English Standard Version "But there was found in it a poor, wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. Yet no one remembered that poor man." 2Sa 20:22 Then the woman went to all the people in her wisdom. And they cut off the head of Sheba the son of Bichri and threw it out to Joab. So he blew the trumpet, and they dispersed from the city, every man to his home. And Joab returned to Jerusalem to the king. Ec 4:13 Better was a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knew how to take advice. Ec 9:18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good.