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I say, "Keep the king's commandment for the sake of your oath to God. Bible > NKJV > Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7 New King James Version: Par The Value of Practical Wisdom. 5:21) And I set my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. And the movement from the unrelieved disillusionment of chs. 2 I say, "Keep the king's commandment for the sake of your oath to God. 4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes; e But the earth abides forever. 5 f The sun also rises, and the sun goes down, And 5 hastens to the place where it arose. Ecclesiastes 1 is the first chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 New King James Version (NKJV) The Vanity of Pleasure. The book contains philosophical speeches by a character called Qoheleth (="the Teacher"; Koheleth or Kohelet), composed probably between 5th to 2nd century BCE. ? 11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. Ecclesiastes 1:2-3; Ecclesiastes 1:14 Read chapter in New King James Version 2 I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with mirth; [] therefore enjoy pleasure”; but surely, this also was vanity. 10 # Eccl. 1 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 3 d What profit has a man from all his labor In which he 4 toils under the sun? Wealth Is Not the Goal of Life. 3 d What profit has a man from all his labor In which he 4 toils under the sun? 18 Then I hated all my labor in which I had toiled under the sun, because r I must leave it to the man who will come after me. 1:3 What profit has the worker from that in which he labors? Ecclesiastes 3 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 2 | Ecclesiastes 3 | Ecclesiastes 4 >> A Time for Everything. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, and the words of [] scholars are like well-driven nails, given by one Shepherd. "; and of mirth, "What does it accomplish?" 11 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had done. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. 1 - 2 to the more serene tone and sober instructions for life in chs. Ecclesiastes 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 1 - The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2:9 more wisdom than all who were before me in Jerusalem. 2 "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." 10 The Preacher sought to find [] acceptable words; and what was written was upright—words of truth. The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. 13 And I set my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven; this burdensome task God has given to the sons of man, by which they may be exercised. 1 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men: 2 A man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor, so that he lacks nothing for himself of all he desires; yet God does not give him power to eat of it, but a foreigner consumes it. Ecclesiastes 8 Who is like a wise man? And a threefold cord is not quickly broken. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, and the words of scholars are like well-driven nails, given by one Shepherd. Ecclesiastes 2:10–11 10 Whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them. 4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes; e But the earth abides forever. 9 # Eccl. I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, For my heart rejoiced in all my labor; And j this was my 7 reward from all my labor. A man's wisdom makes his face shine, And the sternness of his face is changed. Peshitta, Targum, and Talmud attribute the authorship of the book to King Solomon. 11 Cast your bread a upon the waters, b For you will find it after many days. 2 c Give a serving d to seven, and also to eight, e For you do not know what evil will be on the earth. 1 I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with mirth; therefore enjoy pleasure”; but … Ecclesiastes 5 - Walk prudently when you go to the house of God; and draw near to hear rather than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they do evil. The Whole Duty of Man. Ecclesiastes 8 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 7 | Ecclesiastes 8 | Ecclesiastes 9 >> 8 1 Who is like a wise man? 11 - 12 marks a development in matured wisdom's coming to terms with the human situation. Ecclesiastes 1:2 "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." Ecclesiastes 7:15 I have seen everything in my days of vanity: There is a just man who perishes in his righteousness, And there is a wicked man who prolongs life in his wickedness. A man's wisdom makes his face shine, And the sternness of his face is changed. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? I perceived that this also is grasping for the wind. Ecclesiastes 12 - Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, Before the difficult days come, And the years draw near when you say, "I have no pleasure in them": Cross References Ecclesiastes 1:17 And I set my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. 2:3, 12; 7:23, 25; (1 Thess. 7:1–12 houses, and planted myself vineyards. 6 I made myself water pools from which to water the growing trees of the grove. The announced theme of "meaninglessness" (futility) provides a literary frame around the whole (1:2;12:8). Ecclesiastes 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV) 12 Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. Ecclesiastes 12:1 12 Remember a now your Creator in the days of your youth, Before the 1 difficult days come, And the years draw near b when you say, “I have no pleasure in them”: Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, a king in Jerusalem.. 2 "Vanity b 1 1 of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity 3 of vanities, c all is vanity." Ecclesiastes 3 - To everything [there is] a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: 5 I made myself gardens and orchards, and I planted all kinds of fruit trees in them. 10 The Preacher sought to find acceptable words; and what was written was upright—words of truth. One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. 4 I made my works great, I built myself # 1 Kin. 2 Give a serving to seven, and also to eight, For you do not know what evil will be on the earth. 3:12, 13; Eccl. Ecclesiastes 1:2-11 All Is Vanity. And who knows the interpretation of a thing? This also is vanity. And who knows the interpretation of a thing? 3 What profit has a man from all his labor In which he toils under the sun?. Ecclesiastes 1:2 2 “Vanity b 1 of vanities,” says the Preacher; “Vanity of vanities, c all is vanity. 4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes; But the earth abides forever. 2 1 I said in my heart, "Come now, I will test you with mirth; therefore enjoy pleasure"; but surely, this also was vanity. Cross References Ecclesiastes 3:12 9 And moreover, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yes, he pondered and sought out and set [] in order many proverbs. 2 "Vanity b 1 1 of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity 3 of vanities, c all is vanity." Ecclesiastes 5 New King James Version (NKJV) Fear God, Keep Your Vows. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. 7:23; 8:17; Rom. All Is Vanity. Bible > NKJV > Ecclesiastes 2 Ecclesiastes 2 New King James Version: Par The Vanity of Pleasure. The Grief of Wisdom 12 I, the Preacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s birth; 2 Better to go to the house of mourning Than to go to the house of feasting, Ecclesiastes 1:2 "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 NKJV To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, And a time to die; A time to plant, And a time to pluck what is planted NKJV: New King James Version 2 I said of laughter--"Madness! Ecclesiastes 2:14 The wise man's eyes are in his head, But the fool walks in darkness. Yet I myself perceived That the same event happens to them all. Ecclesiastes 1 All Is Vanity. The Whole Duty of Man 9 And moreover, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yes, he pondered and sought out and set in order many proverbs. 1:13 I have seen the God-given task with which the sons of men are to be occupied. Read verse in New King James Version Read verse in New King James Version My heart has understood great wisdom and knowledge.” 17 # Eccl. Ecclesiastes 11 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 10 | Ecclesiastes 11 | Ecclesiastes 12 >> 11 1 Cast your bread upon the waters, For you will find it after many days. Ecclesiastes King James Version KJV The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 11:1–2 The Value of Diligence. 16 I communed with my heart, saying, “Look, I have attained greatness, and have gained # 1 Kin. 14 I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and indeed, all is. vanity and grasping for the wind. I perceived that this also is grasping for the wind. 11:33 no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end. "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." 5 Walk prudently when you go to the house of God; and draw near to hear rather than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they do evil. Read verse in New King James Version Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that # Job 5:9; Eccl. 19 And who knows whether he will be wise or a fool? 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