Like fish that are taken in an evil net, and xlike birds that are caught in a snare, so the children of man are ysnared at an evil time, when it suddenly falls upon them. Occurs in Ecclesiastes 2:24; Ecclesiastes 3:22; Ecclesiastes 4:3, Ecclesiastes 4:6, Ecclesiastes 4:9, Ecclesiastes 4:13, &c. than. So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in … Ecclesiastes 9:4 - For whoever is joined with all the living, there is hope; surely a live dog is better than a dead lion. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. # side: Heb. Don't have an account? Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 9:7-9, #7. 1 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 … kYou do not know where he comes from, and yet he opened my eyes. that God's government of the world is unfathomable. Verse 1. ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown/Cordovan, Portfolio Design), My-iBible, ESV, Voice-Only Digital Bible Player, ESV MacArthur Study Bible--genuine top grain leather, black. 16 But I say that wisdom is better than might, though the poor man's wisdom is despised and his words are not heard. 2 It is the same for all: There is a common fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not. As the good one is, so is the sinner, and he who gswears is as he who shuns an oath. 12 For man does not know his time. Also, the hearts of the children of man are full of evil, and madness is in their hearts while they live, and after that they go to the dead. 5 For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing, and they have no more reward, for the memory of them is forgotten. Ecclesiastes 9 English Standard Version (ESV) Death Comes to All 9 But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: ECCLESIASTES 9:10 10 Whatever your hand finds to do, verily do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going. 12:13; Hos. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. 2:10 for that is your portion in … 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. 9 For I took all this to my heart, even to search out all this, + that the righteous ones and the wise ones and their works are in the hand of the [true] God. 32 Never since the world began has it been heard that anyone opened the eyes of a man born blind. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Ecclesiastes 9:1-18 9 So I took all of this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hands of the true God. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. his soul = himself. 30 The man answered, “Why, this is jan amazing thing! 15 But there was found in it a poor, wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. 17 The words of wise [men are] heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. Ecclesiastes Chapter 9 16 Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard. 6 Their love and their hate and their envy have already perished, and forever they have no more share in all that is done under the sun. 25 He answered, “Whether he is a sinner I do not know. For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and … Ecclesiastes 9:14 [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:. Yet no one remembered that poor man. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Ecclesiastes 9:12. 11 rAgain I saw that under the sun sthe race is not to the swift, nor tthe battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and uchance vhappen to them all. 9. 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. 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. Like fish that are taken in an evil net, and like birds that are caught in a snare, so the children of man are snared at an evil time, when it suddenly falls upon them. Verses 1-16. Ecclesiastes 9. Ver. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 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. 9 But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. 2 It is the same for all: There is a common fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not. 9 Enjoy life with the wife whom you love, all the days of your nvain2 life that he has given you under the sun, because that is your oportion in life and in your toil at which you toil under the sun. 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. ch. 10 Whatever your hand finds to do, pdo it with your might,3 qfor there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going. it: i.e. Verse 1. 37 Jesus said to him, “You have seen him, and sit is he who is speaking to you.” 8 Let your garments be always white. + 2 All are the same in what all have. The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him 19 Emmanuel,” 20 which means 21 “God with us.” 22 24 When Joseph awoke from sleep he did what the angel of the Lord 23 told him. 27 He answered them, g“I have told you already, and you would not listen. 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. 39 Jesus said, t“For judgment I came into this world, uthat those who do not see may see, and vthose who see may become blind.” 9:10 "Whatever your hand finds to do, verily do it with all your might" See note at Eccl. Ecclesiastes 9. 3 This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that the same event happens to all. Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him. Why do you want to hear it again? - One fate happens to all, and the dead are cut off from all the feelings and interests of life in the upper world. + Mankind are not aware of either the love or the hate that were all prior to them. Ecclesiastes 9 - ESV: But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. 14 There was a little city with few men in it, and a great king came against it and besieged it, building great siegeworks against it. A Common Destiny for All. 18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war, but one sinner destroys much good. Ecclesiastes 9:12. that God's government of the world is unfathomable. For man also knoweth not his time — Namely, the time of his death, or of some other sore distress, which God is bringing upon him; as fishes are taken in an evil net — While they are sporting and feeding themselves, are suddenly and unexpectedly ensnared to their ruin; so are the sons of men snared — When they are most careless and secure. - This continues the subject treated above, confirming the conclusion arrived at in Ecclesiastes 8:17, viz. Man does not know what lies ahead, whether love or hate. Ecclesiastes 9:5. Ecclesiastes 9:10 New International Version (NIV) 10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom. 4 But he who is joined with all the living has hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion. + Mankind are not aware of either the love or the hate that were all prior to them. 36 He answered, r“And who is he, sir, that I may believe in him?” Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him. 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. Ecclesiastes 9:5. 14. For man does not know his time. 11 Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. 12 For man wdoes not know his time. on StudyLight.org 13 I have also seen this example of wisdom under the sun, and it seemed great to me. Let not moil be lacking on your head. + Men are not aware of the love and the hate that took place prior to them. + Men are not aware of the love and the hate that took place prior to them. What are the benefits of creating an account? John Trapp Complete Commentary. 17 The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools. He took his wife, 25 but did not have marital relations 24 with her until she gave birth to a … - This continues the subject treated above, confirming the conclusion arrived at in Ecclesiastes 8:17, viz. Miscellaneous Laws - “When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken. nephesh. Ecclesiastes 9 English Standard Version (ESV) Death Comes to All 9 But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. 9 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and … Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. Like fish that are taken in an evil net, and like birds that are caught in a snare, so the children of man are snared at an evil time, when it suddenly falls upon them. 9 So I took all of this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hands of the true God. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Death Comes to Good and Bad 1 So I took all this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their deeds, are in God’s hands. 2:10 for that is your portion in … Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. hand 26 They said to him, “What did he do to you? 24 A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink(A)and find satisfaction in their own toil. 9 For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and … Try it for 30 days FREE. KJV Ecclesiastes 9 1 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 … Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew lacks. Do you also want to become his disciples?” Such as was Lampsacum, besieged by Alexander, and saved by Anaximenes; Rhodes, besieged by the great Turk; Rochelle, by the French king; Geneva, by the Duke of Savoy. So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in God's … Ecclesiastes 9:13 I have also seen this wisdom under the sun, and it was great to me: Treasury of Scripture. How did he open your eyes?” Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city. 34 They answered him, o“You were born in utter sin, and would you teach us?” And they pcast him out. Learn more. For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and … Cancel any time. + One eventuality + there is to the righteous one + and the wicked one, + the good one and the clean one and the unclean one, and the … The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him 19 Emmanuel,” 20 which means 21 “God with us.” 22 24 When Joseph awoke from sleep he did what the angel of the Lord 23 told him. ha-"Elohim = the [true] God (App-4. 9 Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of your vain life which He has given you under the sun, all your days of vanity; # Eccl. 13 I have also seen this example of wisdom under the sun, and it seemed great to me. Ecclesiastes Chapter 9 16 Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard. NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: ECCLESIASTES 9:10 10 Whatever your hand finds to do, verily do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going. For the living know that they shall die Death is certain, it is the demerit of sin, the appointment of God and the time of it is fixed; it may be known that it will be, from the word of God that assures it, from all experience which confirms … A Common Destiny for All. Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him. Ecclesiastes 9:5 King James Version (KJV). Ecclesiastes 9 - ESV: But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. (Read all of Ecclesiastes 9) Verse 1 [1] 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. Ginsburg thinks this "than" should be in the text. For the living know that they shall die Death is certain, it is the demerit of sin, the appointment of God and the time of it is fixed; it may be known that it will be, from the word of God that assures it, from all experience which confirms … The Teacher generalises the point (9:17-18): wise advice can do much good, but only if others listen and act accordingly; and a fool or a wicked man may undo all the good that wise advice may do In Ecclesiastes 8:1-9, his topic was the harm that an arbitrary and … An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! Scripture: Ecclesiastes 9:11-12, Matthew 24:36-44, Matthew 25:1-13. + Men are not aware of the love and the hate that took place prior to them. Let not oil be lacking on your head. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 2 All share a common destiny—the righteous and the wicked, the good and the bad,[ a] the clean and … 16 But I say that bwisdom is better than might, though cthe poor man’s wisdom is despised and his words are not heard. 33 nIf this man were not from God, he could do nothing.” with Art.) In the congregation of the most High shall she open her mouth, and triumph before his power. For man also knoweth not his time — Namely, the time of his death, or of some other sore distress, which God is bringing upon him; as fishes are taken in an evil net — While they are sporting and feeding themselves, are suddenly and unexpectedly ensnared to their ruin; so are the sons of men snared — When they are most careless and secure. 11 Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. 2 It makes no difference. 17 The words of the wise heard in dquiet are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools. 2 All have the very same outcome, * + the righteous and the wicked, + the good and the clean and the unclean, those sacrificing and those not sacrificing. Ecclesiastes 9:12 Context. 15 But there was found in it za poor, wise man, and he by his awisdom delivered the city. Also, the hearts of the children of man are full of evil, and hmadness is in their hearts while they live, and after that they go to the dead. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! Death Comes to Good and Bad 1 So I took all this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their deeds, are in God’s hands. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. It Just Isn't Fair Contributed by Howard Gunter on Mar 24, 2019 based on 1 rating | 4,248 views. 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. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. One thing I do know, that though I fwas blind, now I see.” 9. 28 And they reviled him, saying, “You are his disciple, but hwe are disciples of Moses. 9 So I took all of this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hands of the true God. - One fate happens to all, and the dead are cut off from all the feelings and interests of life in the upper world. 9 For I took all this to my heart, even to search out all this, + that the righteous ones and the wise ones and their works are in the hand of the [true] God. But how can one keep … You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 24 So for the second time they called the man who had been blind and said to him, d“Give glory to God. But how can one … You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Man does not know what lies ahead, whether love or hate. Omit the preceding italics. 2 All have the very same outcome, * + the righteous and the wicked, + the good and the clean and the unclean, those sacrificing and those not sacrificing. Ecclesiastes 8:16 to Ecclesiastes 9:16.Life's Riddle Baffles the Wisest Quest.—The parenthesis in Ecclesiastes 8:16 b describes the ceaseless effort of the keen student of life, or perhaps the fate of the toiler who is too tired to sleep; with Ecclesiastes 8:17; cf. (Read all of Ecclesiastes 9) Verse 1 [1] 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. Ecclesiastes 9 1 I thought long and hard about all this and saw that God controls the actions of wise and righteous people, even their love and their hate. App-13. 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. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 9 Enjoy life with the wife whom you love, all the days of your vain[b] life that he has given you under the sun, because that is your portion in life and in your toil at which you toil under the sun. 29 We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, iwe do not know where he comes from.” 1:11; 8:10; Ps. Yet no one remembered that poor man. 2 eIt is the same for all, since fthe same event happens to the righteous and the wicked, to the good and the evil,1 to the clean and the unclean, to him who sacrifices and him who does not sacrifice. 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