3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Obedience to the King. 12 Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him. Put your investments in several places - many places even - because you never know what kind of bad luck you are going to have in this world. 9 q Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. 1These are the words of the Teacher, Hebrew Qoheleth; this term is rendered “the Teacher” throughout this book. It is evil to make mindless offerings to God. 4 His command is backed by great power. A time to grieve and a time to dance. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. 2 So I said, “Laughter is silly. 1 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. There is a time when a man lords it over others to his own[b] hurt. Ecclesiastes 8 Genesis. 8 None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. 3 A time to kill and a time to heal. A time to plant and a time to harvest. 18. In this way, I tried to experience the only happiness most people find during their brief life in this world. Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. "Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would" (8:2 NLT). Who knows the explanation of things?A person’s wisdom brightens their face    and changes its hard appearance. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. Ecclesiastes 2:8 8 I collected great sums of silver and gold, the treasure of many kings and provinces. Today's verses: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (NLT) - For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. 5 I ma… And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. 6. Let the earth rejoice! Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. No God bashing, or profanity. though a person may be weighed down by misery. Ecclesiastes 4. Read verse in New Living Translation 12 But even though a person sins a hundred times and still lives a long time, I know that those who fear God will be better off. 5 1 As you enter the house of God, keep your ears open and your mouth shut. When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. 11 When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. Ecclesiastes 8:5 - NLT - Those who obey him will not be punished. so wickedness will not release those who practice it. It is not the Expectation of living that makes Men infer the Reasonableness or Necessity of a Judgment, but the reasonableness and natural Expectation of Judgment which makes them infer the Necessity and Reality of a future Life.—SHERLOCK’S SERMONS, vol. Fear God. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 14And this is not all that is meaningless in our world. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 19. 3 Don't try to avoid doing your duty, and don't stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. I hired wonderful singers, both men and women, and had many beautiful concubines. A time to grieve and a time to dance. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. A time to be born and a time to die. 11 When the sentence for a crime is not quickly carried out, people’s hearts are filled with schemes to do wrong. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. 3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. NLT: New Living Translation . A time to kill and a time to heal. And while still seeking wisdom, I clutched at foolishness. No one can resist or question it. ecclesiastes 11 1 6 forex, Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 Invest your money in foreign trade, and one of these days you will make a profit. I have seen wicked people buried with honor. 8 None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Ecclesiastes. New Living Translation Ecclesiastes 8 : 15 15 So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. 4 His command is backed by great power. Cancel. 2 Don't make rash promises, and don't be hasty in bringing matters before God. A time to tear down and a time to build up. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. This too is meaningless. How to have a worthwhile life. A time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 8:9-13 (NLT) “I have thought deeply about all that goes on here under the sun, where people have the power to hurt each other. Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3:1-8‬ ‭(NLT‬‬) ‭‭For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. 2 Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God. 5 Those who obey him will not be punished. 12But even though a person sins a hundred times and still lives a long time, I know that those who fear God will be better off. 1How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, [ a ] ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Add bookmark. Ecclesiastes 8 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. Ecc 8:17 - Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea further; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it. No one can resist or question it. Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Available for the iPhone at the App Store. 15So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. Obedience to the King. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, 6 for there is a time and a way for everything, even when a person is in trouble. Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 9 I have thought deeply about all that goes on here under the sun, where people have the power to hurt each other. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. The wise see advantages to submit to human authorities (8:2-9). Search 1How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. 3 Don't try to avoid doing your duty, and don't stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. A time to cry and a time to laugh. It is evil to make mindless offerings to God. I hired wonderful singers, both men and women, and had many beautiful concubines. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. ~ Ecclesiastes 8:15, NLT Posted on April 5, 2011 by Will K. So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. A time to plant and a time to harvest. 3Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 1How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. 4 His command is backed by great power. 2 While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:. What are the benefits of creating an account? Fear God. Ecclesiastes 9 Death Comes to All 1 This, too, I carefully explored: Even though the actions of godly and wise people are in God’s hands, no one knows whether God will show them favor. 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Chapter 8. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Finishing is better than starting. "Don't try to avoid doing your duty, and don't stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. A time to tear down and a time to build up. 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. 14 And this is not all that is meaningless in our world. 10 Then too, I saw the wicked buried—those who used to come and go from the holy place and receive praise[c] in the city where they did this. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. Wisdom lights up a person's face, softening its harshness. As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version; many Hebrew manuscripts read. Yet they were the very ones who frequented the Temple and are now praised[a] in the same city where they committed their crimes! Watch our overview video on the book of Ecclesiastes, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Everything Is Meaningless 2“Everything is meaningless,” says … Ecclesiastes 8:15 NLT So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. Ecc 8:8 - None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 1 Ecclesiastes 1. Bible Language English. Read verse in New Living Translation 2Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 NLT "For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. 3Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. Young's Literal Translation. A time to plant and a time to harvest. 13 The wicked will not prosper, for they do not fear God. Ecclesiastes: Bible Study and Commentary. 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. 5 The sun rises and the sun sets, then hurries around to rise again. 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. A time to be born and a time to die. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 8 So if a person lives many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember o that the days of darkness will be many. And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. Ecclesiastes 8:10 And so H3651 I saw H7200 the wicked H7563 buried H6912 , who had come H935 and gone H1980 from the place H4725 of the holy, H6918 and they were forgotten H7911 in the city H5892 where they had so done H6213 : this is also vanity. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. No one can resist or question it. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. Obedience to the King. Funeral Lectionary: Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 Posted on 5 August 2012 by catholicsensibility Pete Seeger and the Byrds placed these words in many ears and on singers’ lips in the sixties of the last century. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the. All rights reserved. ... 8 z If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness, a do not be amazed at the matter, b for the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them. This too, I say, is meaningless. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. A time to be born and a time to die. 4His command is backed by great power. How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, for there is a time and a way for everything....(Ecclesiastes 8:5-6) 12-24 lines, preferably rhyme on the above Scripture reading. He has no knowledge in the grave (Ecclesiastes 9:5–10) 3. 7 Since no one knows the future,    who can tell someone else what is to come?8 As no one has power over the wind to contain it,    so[a] no one has power over the time of their death.As no one is discharged in time of war,    so wickedness will not release those who practice it. 3 Don't try to avoid doing your duty, and don't stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 14 There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. 10I have seen wicked people buried with honor. 4 His command is backed by great power. Try it free for 30 days. King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. 4 His command is backed by great power. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 1 Ecclesiastes 1. Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (Aquila); most Hebrew manuscripts. 16In my search for wisdom and in my observation of people’s burdens here on earth, I discovered that there is ceaseless activity, day and night. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. He does not know his time of death (Ecclesiastes 9:11, 12) 4. 2 A time to be born and a time to die. 2 Don't make rash promises, and don't be hasty in bringing matters before God. Here, as in the beginning of the book Ecclesiastes 1:1-2, the Preacher speaks of himself Ecclesiastes 12:8-10 in the third person. There is no escaping that obligation, that dark battle. This, too, is meaningless. – Job 10:8-12 [NIV] “You turn on me ruthlessly; with the might of your hand you attack me.” – Job 30:21 “You have become cruel ” (NLT) – basically saying God changed toward him. That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. Ecclesiastes 8:10 And so H3651 I saw H7200 the wicked H7563 buried H6912 , who had come H935 and gone H1980 from the place H4725 of the holy, H6918 and they were forgotten H7911 in the city H5892 where they had so done H6213 : this is also vanity. Ecclesiastes 5 New Living Translation << Ecclesiastes 4 | Ecclesiastes 5 | Ecclesiastes 6 >> The Folly of Rash Vows. A time to be born and a time to die. 8 Who is like the wise? 4 His command is backed by great power. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Ecclesiastes 8:12 Parallel Verses. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, 7Indeed, how can people avoid what they don’t know is going to happen? 4 His command is backed by great power. 13 Yet because the wicked do not fear God, it will not go well with them, and their days will not lengthen like a shadow. Let’s look for the ‘good things’ in life.” But I found that this, too, was meaningless. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 11When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. A time to plant and a time to harvest. 5 Those who obey him will not be punished. Ecc 8:15 - So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Ecclesiastes chapter 12 KJV (King James Version) 1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;. i., p. 195. 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