Ecclesiastes 9:9 NLT Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. 4 There is hope only for the living. 12 People can never predict when hard times might come. 10 Whatever you do, do well. 3 It seems so wrong that everyone under the sun suffers the same fate. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 New Living Translation (NLT) 9 Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. It is all decided by chance, by being in the right place at the right time. 11 I have observed something else under the sun. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. But afterward no one thought to thank him. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Ecclesiastes 9-10 New Living Translation (NLT) Death Comes to All. 2 All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath. 13 Here is another bit of wisdom that has impressed me as I have watched the way our world works. Nothing under the sun is truly new. 16 So even though wisdom is better than strength, those who are wise will be despised if they are poor. 11 I have observed something else under the sun. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 9 Ecclesiastes 9. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. A poor, wise man knew how to save the town, and so it was rescued. Ecclesiastes 9 King James Version (KJV) 9 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them. What they say will not be appreciated for long. What they say will not be appreciated for long. Ecclesiastes 9:13-16 13 Here is another bit of wisdom that has impressed me as I have watched the way our world works. But afterward no one thought to thank him. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. The wife God gives you is your reward for all your earthly toil. 3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. Ecclesiastes 9. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. 9 Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun. 4 For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. The wife God gives you is your reward for all your earthly toil. Ecclesiastes 9:1 NLT 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. Ecclesiastes / Ecclesiastes 9 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. It has all been done before. Ecclesiastes 9:9 New Living Translation (NLT) 9 Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. Ecclesiastes 9:11. 9 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. Already twisted by evil, people choose their own mad course, for they have no hope. Like fish in a net or birds in a trap, people are caught by sudden tragedy. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. Good people receive the same treatment as sinners, and people who make promises to God are treated like people who don’t. 11 I have observed something else under the sun. New Living Translation (NLT) Bible Book List. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} For every official is under orders from higher up, and matters of justice get lost in red tape and bureaucracy. 15 A poor, wise man knew how to save the town, and so it was rescued. 13 Here is another bit of wisdom that has impressed me as I have watched the way our world works. Eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, for God approves of this! 9 History merely repeats itself. 3 It seems so wrong that everyone under the sun suffers the same fate. 14 There was a small town with only a few people, and a great king came with his army and besieged it. but one sinner can destroy much that is good. 6 Whatever they did in their lifetime—loving, hating, envying—is all long gone. 9 Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed.. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. And those who are educated don’t always lead successful lives. See life with the wife whom thou hast loved, all the days of the life of thy vanity, that He hath given to thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity, for it is thy portion in life, even of thy labour that thou art labouring at under the sun. 14 There was a small town with only a few people, and a great king came with his army and besieged it. Ecclesiastes 4:9-10, NLT. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. Ecclesiastes 2:11 But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless--like chasing the wind. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). Death Comes to All. As in Greek and Syriac versions and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew lacks, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--hardcover, red letter, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--Value Edition, Black Genuine Leather, NLT Thinline Reference Bible, Filament Enabled Edition--soft leather-look, rustic brown, NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/tan (indexed) (red letter), NLT Large-Print Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--genuine leather, brown (indexed). Good people receive the same treatment as sinners, and people who make promises to God are treated like people who don’t. Version. 9 Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. Ecc 9:2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, [fn] ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. Ecclesiastes 6:9 NLT. Ecclesiastes 9:9 Parallel Ecclesiastes 5:16 And this, too, is a very serious problem. 15 A poor, wise man knew how to save the town, and so it was rescued. What they say will not be appreciated for long. 7 So go ahead. There is nothing ahead but death anyway. They have no further reward, nor are they remembered. There is nothing ahead but death anyway. 2The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or … 7 So go ahead. 9 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them. They have no further reward, nor are they remembered. Ecclesiastes 9 Death Comes to All. 6 Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun. Eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, for God approves of this! 14 There was a small town with only a few people, and a great king came with his army and besieged it. Enjoy what you have rather than desiring what you don’t have. 5 For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Ecclesiastes 9 Men Are in the Hand of God 1 For I have taken all this to my heart and explain [ a ] it that righteous men, wise men, and their deeds are in the hand of God. Eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart, for God approves of this! 10 Whatever you do, do well. As they say, “It’s better to be a live dog than a dead lion!”. There was a small town with only a few people, and a great king came with his army and besieged it. 3 This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead. 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. They no longer play a part in anything here on earth. NIV 1 So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in God’s hands, but no one knows whether love or hate awaits them. 12 People can never predict when hard times might come. 17 Better to hear the quiet words of a wise person    than the shouts of a foolish king.18 Better to have wisdom than weapons of war,    but one sinner can destroy much that is good. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. New Living Translation (NLT) 16 So even though wisdom is better than strength, those who are wise will be despised if they are poor. They no longer play a part in anything here on earth. Like fish in a net or birds in a trap, people are caught by sudden tragedy. 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. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad,[a] ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. 12 For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in the snare; so are the sons of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them. 5 The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. Ointment - Which upon joyful occasions was poured upon mens heads. Ecclesiastes 9:7, NLT 7 So go ahead. They no longer play a part in anything here on earth. The wife God gives you is your reward for all your earthly toil. 9 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. For when you go to the grave,[b] there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, * ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, 1 ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. 8 Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. For when you go to the grave,[b] there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom. Just dreaming about nice things is meaningless—like chasing the wind. The fastest runner doesn’t always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn’t always win the battle. Ecclesiastes 9:5 The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. 8 Wear fine clothes, with a splash of cologne! Ecclesiastes 1:3 What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? 9 Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. 10 Sometimes people say, “Here is something new!” But actually it is old; nothing is ever truly new. Ecclesiastes 9… 9:8 White - The eastern people of the best sort, used white garments, especially in times of rejoicing. 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. 6 Whatever they did in their lifetime—loving, hating, envying—is all long gone. NLT 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. 5 The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. As in Greek and Syriac versions and Latin Vulgate; Hebrew lacks. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. 9 Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. Good people receive the same treatment as sinners, and people who make promises to God are treated like people who don’t. Cancel. Death Comes to All 1This, 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. Font Size. 4 There is hope only for the living. New Living Translation Update. As they say, “It’s better to be a live dog than a dead lion!”. 18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good. So even though wisdom is better than strength, those who are wise will be despised if they are poor. New Living Translation (NLT). but one sinner can destroy much that is good. 9 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. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, They have no further reward, nor are they remembered. The fastest runner doesn’t always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn’t always win the battle. 5 The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. 11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. NLT: New Living Translation . 10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. 11 We don’t remember what happened in the past, and in future generations, no … 17 The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. For when you go to the grave, b there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom. For when you go to the grave,[b]there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom. It is all decided by chance, by being in the right place at the right time. 7 Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works. The wife God gives you is your reward for all your earthly toil. As they say, "It's better to be a live dog than a dead lion!" Chapter 9. 11 Likewise, two people lying close together can keep each other warm. 9 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. 13 This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: 14 There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. 15 A poor, wise man knew how to save the town, and so it was rescued. There was nothing really worthwhile anywhere. 17 Better to hear the quiet words of a wise person    than the shouts of a foolish king.18 Better to have wisdom than weapons of war,    but one sinner can destroy much that is good. Bible Language English. Ecclesiastes 9-12 New Living Translation << Ecclesiastes 8 | Ecclesiastes 9-12 | Song of Solomon 1 >> 9 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. Eve... Read verse in New Living Translation The wife God gives you is your reward for all your earthly toil. 9 Live happily with the woman you love through all the meaningless days of life that God has given you under the sun. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad,[a] ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. NLT: New Living Translation 16 Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. But afterward no one thought to thank him. And those who are educated don’t always lead successful lives. The wife God gives you is your reward for all your earthly toil.10 Whatever you do, do well. They have no further reward, nor are they remembered. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. They have no further reward, nor are they remembered. Contextual Overview 4 There is hope only for the living. 10 Whatever you do, do well. Good people receive the same treatment as … All rights reserved. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. 8 Wear fine clothes, with a splash of cologne! 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. 6 Whatever they did in their lifetime—loving, hating, envying—is all long gone. Already twisted by evil, people choose their own mad course, for they have no hope. NLT 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. 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