To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. Font Size. - Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely, etc.The accentuation is against this rendering, which, however, has the support of the Syriac and the Targum. Ecclesiastes 9:9 9 So I became great and # 1 Chr. This summary of the book of Ecclesiastes provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Ecclesiastes. Ecclesiastes 2:24; Ecclesiastes 3:22; Ecclesiastes 5:18–20 24 f There is nothing better for a person than that he should g eat and drink and find enjoyment 1 in his toil . of שׂבע. Ecclesiastes 5:18 NIV KJV ESV NKJV Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his lot. Ecclesiastes 2:10; Ecclesiastes 2:24; Ecclesiastes 3:22; Ecclesiastes 5:18–20; Ecclesiastes 9:9–10 10 And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them . Ecclesiastes 5:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. Ecclesiastes 5:18 - ESV - Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting... Study verse in the English Standard Version 1:16 wisdom remained with me. Fear God. The inconveniences of wealth lead the writer back to his old conclusion, that man should make the best of life, and enjoy all the good that God gives with moderation and contentment. Ecclesiastes 5:20. Everyone also to whom God has given wea... Read verse in English Standard Version Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion. Popular Articles Why Did John the Baptist Call Jesus the ‘Lamb of God’? The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Heiligstedt remarks that it stands for שׂבע העשׁיר; but the nouns צמא, רעב ,צמא snuon, שׂבע form no const., for which reason the circumloc. 14 I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is () vanity [] and a striving after wind. Ecclesiastes 5:18 - ESV Here is what I have seen: It is good and fitting for one to eat and drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor in which he toils under the sun all the days of his life which God gives him; for it is his heritage. Ecclesiastes 4:9-5:18. Ecclesiastes 2:10; Ecclesiastes 2:24; Ecclesiastes 3:22; Ecclesiastes 5:18–20; Ecclesiastes 9:9–10 10 And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them . Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. 2 I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. 18 Behold, what I have seen to be (A)good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment[a] in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his (B)lot. 2 b Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart # [Prov. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Parallel. Ecclesiastes 5:18 King James Version (KJV). 1:16 surpassed all who were before me in Jerusalem. English Standard Version Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the … 18 Behold, what I have seen to be h good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment 1 in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his i lot. It is an unhappy () business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. Ecclesiastes 5:18 NIV KJV ESV NKJV Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his lot. 29:25; See ch. But, as a rule, sound sleep is the reward of earnest labour; and since there are idle servants as well as active masters, there is no privilege to servants. As שׂבע means satiety, not over-satiety; so, on the other hand, it means, objectively, sufficient and plentifully existing fulness to meet the wants of man, Proverbs 3:10, and the word is meant thus objectively here: the fulness of possession which the rich has at his disposal does not permit him to sleep, for all kinds of projects, cares, anxieties regarding it rise within him, which follow him into the night, and do not suffer his mind to be at rest, which is a condition of sleep. 19 Everyone also to whom (C)God has given (D)wealth and possessions (E)and power to enjoy them, and to accept his lot and rejoice in his toil—this is (F)the gift of God. Ecclesiastes 5:18 ESV Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the … 18 Behold, what I have seen to be # See ch. 12 I () the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. The Vanity of Wisdom. Ecclesiastes 5:19. 18This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot. 20 For he will not much remember the … Ecclesiastes 5:18 Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is … Bethany Verrett 6 Ways to Store Up Treasures in Heaven Ruth Clemence How and Why Should I … Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. 19 Everyone also to whom j God has given k wealth and possessions l and power to enjoy them, and to accept his lot and rejoice in his toil — this is m the gift of God. This also is vanity. Commentary. After showing that riches bring to their possessor no real gain, but, instead of that, dispeace, care, and unrest, the author records as a great evil the loss, sometimes suddenly, of wealth carefully amassed. Ecclesiastes 2 English Standard Version (ESV) The Vanity of Self-Indulgence. The Vanity of Toil. Verse 18. - Section 8. Ecclesiastes 5:18 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of his life that God has given him, for this is his lot. 2:10 lot. Ecclesiastes 5:18 ESV Behold, what I have seen to be good and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the … Fear God. 1 a Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Ecclesiastes 5:18-20. 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