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Bible > NKJV > Ecclesiastes 2 Ecclesiastes 2 New King James Version: Par The Vanity of Pleasure. Ecclesiastes 1:2 "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." Read verse in New King James Version The book contains philosophical speeches by a character called Qoheleth (="the Teacher"; Koheleth or Kohelet), composed probably between 5th to 2nd century BCE. 7 I acquired male and female servants, and had servants born in my house. 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. Ecclesiastes 1:2 2 “Vanity b 1 of vanities,” says the Preacher; “Vanity of vanities, c all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 5 New King James Version (NKJV) Fear God, Keep Your Vows. Ecclesiastes 4:12 New King James Version (NKJV) 12 Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. Ecclesiastes 2:14 The wise man's eyes are in his head, But the fool walks in darkness. 7:23; 8:17; Rom. My heart has understood great wisdom and knowledge.” 17 # Eccl. 1 I said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with mirth; therefore enjoy pleasure”; but … Ecclesiastes 1:2-11 All Is Vanity. 5:21) And I set my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. 3:12, 13; Eccl. Ecclesiastes 1 All Is Vanity. 2 Give a serving to seven, and also to eight, For you do not know what evil will be on the earth. 2 "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." 4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes; e But the earth abides forever. A man's wisdom makes his face shine, And the sternness of his face is changed. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, and the words of [] scholars are like well-driven nails, given by one Shepherd. 4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes; e But the earth abides forever. "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." I perceived that this also is grasping for the wind. 1:13 I have seen the God-given task with which the sons of men are to be occupied. And the movement from the unrelieved disillusionment of chs. 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." 10 The Preacher sought to find acceptable words; and what was written was upright—words of truth. 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. 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. 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. Ecclesiastes 2:1-11 New King James Version (NKJV) The Vanity of Pleasure. 11:33 no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end. The announced theme of "meaninglessness" (futility) provides a literary frame around the whole (1:2;12:8). 10 The Preacher sought to find [] acceptable words; and what was written was upright—words of truth. Ecclesiastes 1 - The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. vanity and grasping for the wind. 7:1–12 houses, and planted myself vineyards. 11 He has made everything beautiful in its time. And who knows the interpretation of a thing? 10 # Eccl. This also is vanity. 5 f The sun also rises, and the sun goes down, And 5 hastens to the place where it arose. 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, 2 1 I said in my heart, "Come now, I will test you with mirth; therefore enjoy pleasure"; but surely, this also was vanity. Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that # Job 5:9; Eccl. A man's wisdom makes his face shine, And the sternness of his face is changed. ? Cross References Ecclesiastes 3:12 3 What profit has a man from all his labor In which he toils under the sun?. Ecclesiastes 8 Who is like a wise man? Bible > NKJV > Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7 New King James Version: Par The Value of Practical Wisdom. Ecclesiastes 11:1–2 The Value of Diligence. 3 d What profit has a man from all his labor In which he 4 toils under the sun? 1:3 What profit has the worker from that in which he labors? Ecclesiastes 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 1:2 "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity." 2 I say, "Keep the king's commandment for the sake of your oath to God. 14 I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and indeed, all is. Ecclesiastes King James Version KJV The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 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. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken. 11 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had done. 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. 2:3, 12; 7:23, 25; (1 Thess. 4 I made my works great, I built myself # 1 Kin. Read verse in New King James Version I say, "Keep the king's commandment for the sake of your oath to God. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? Ecclesiastes 3 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 2 | Ecclesiastes 3 | Ecclesiastes 4 >> A Time for Everything. "; and of mirth, "What does it accomplish?" 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 The Grief of Wisdom 12 I, the Preacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. Yet he will rule over all my labor in which I toiled and in which I have shown myself wise under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1 is the first chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. The Whole Duty of Man. 2 "Vanity b 1 1 of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity 3 of vanities, c all is vanity." Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. 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 3 - To everything [there is] a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: 2 I said of laughter--"Madness! 16 I communed with my heart, saying, “Look, I have attained greatness, and have gained # 1 Kin. 11 Cast your bread a upon the waters, b For you will find it after many days. 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. Read verse in New King James Version 1 - 2 to the more serene tone and sober instructions for life in chs. 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. Ecclesiastes 1:2-3; Ecclesiastes 1:14 Read chapter in New King James Version Yet I myself perceived That the same event happens to them all. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. 3 d What profit has a man from all his labor In which he 4 toils under the sun? Ecclesiastes 8 New King James Version << Ecclesiastes 7 | Ecclesiastes 8 | Ecclesiastes 9 >> 8 1 Who is like a wise man? Peshitta, Targum, and Talmud attribute the authorship of the book to King Solomon. 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. 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. One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. 4 One generation passes away, and another generation comes; But the earth abides forever. 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. 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": 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. 5 I made myself gardens and orchards, and I planted all kinds of fruit trees in them. 11 - 12 marks a development in matured wisdom's coming to terms with the human situation. All Is Vanity. Cross References Ecclesiastes 1:17 And I set my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. 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