Ecclesiastes 4:13

English Standard Version

13 Better was a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king who no longer knew how to take advice. (Pr 12:15; Ec 9:15)

New International Version

13 Better a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king who no longer knows how to heed a warning.

New Int. Readers Version

13 A poor but wise young man is better off than an old but foolish king. That king doesn't pay attention to a warning anymore.

King James Version

13 Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king, who will no more be admonished.