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1 1 n Guard your steps when you go to o the house of God. Ecclesiastes 4 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of [such as were] oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors [there was] power; but they had no comforter. Ecclesiastes 4:12 - NKJV. 11 When goods increase, they increase who eat them, and what advantage has their owner but to see them with his eyes? On the side of their oppressors there was power, and there was no one to comfort them. 10 I have seen ythe business that zGod has given to the children of man to be busy with. ESV And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken. 5 The fool bfolds his hands and ceats his own flesh. Biblical Translations of Ecclesiastes 4:12. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. Also my lwisdom remained with me. On the side of their oppressors there was power, and there was no one to comfort them. God has done it, so that people fear before him. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Ecclesiastes 4 English Standard Version Evil Under the Sun 1 Again I saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun. Ecclesiastes 4:12 And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him--a threefold cord is not quickly broken. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. To draw near to listen is better than to p offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. And behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had no one to comfort them! 2 a man oto whom pGod gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he qlacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God rdoes not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them. 21 because sometimes a person who has toiled with wisdom and knowledge and skill must leave everything to be enjoyed by someone who did not toil for it. 12 I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13 moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor--it is the gift of God. Ecclesiastes 4 is the fourth chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. This also, I saw, is hfrom the hand of God, 5 I made myself dgardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees. Ecclesiastes 5 Fear God. Ecclesiastes 4 - ESV > Read this Bible chapter online, click here to read. Only swhat has already been done. Daniel 3:16-17. American Standard Version Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. Ecclesiastes 4:9–12 ESV - Two are better than… | Biblia 19 And gwe have the prophetic word more fully confirmed, to which you will do well to pay attention has to a lamp shining in a dark place, until ithe day jdawns and the morning star rises in your hearts, 5:8; Job 35:9 the oppressions that are done under the sun. Ecclesiastes 4:12, ESV: "And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken." ~ Ecclesiastes 4:12 ESV. I had also great possessions of fherds and flocks, more than any who had been before me in Jerusalem. 2 2 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. Ecclesiastes 4 - Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression which were being done under the sun. 12:1), the Teacher writes. And behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had no one to comfort them! Yet those who come later will not rejoice in him. 6 dBetter is a handful of equietness than two hands full of toil and a striving after wind. 9 So I became great and lsurpassed all who were before me in Jerusalem. 8 I also gathered for myself silver and ggold and the treasure of hkings and iprovinces. 11 He has amade everything beautiful in its time. Related topics . 14 and those riches were lost in a bad venture. And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken. 8 zIf you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness, ado not be amazed at the matter, bfor the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them. ESV Journaling Bible--soft leather-look, brown/cordovan with portfolio design, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather with Thumb Index, ESV Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown/Cordovan, Portfolio Design), ESV Large Print Personal Size Bible (TruTone, Turquoise, Emblem Design). 12 For who knows what is good for man while he lives the few days of his evain4 life, which he passes like fa shadow? 26 For to the one who pleases him iGod has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given ethe business of gathering and collecting, jonly to give to one who pleases God. "If companionship of two is valuable, much more then is the value if others are added." First Catalog of "Vanities" (1:4-2:26) The "vanity" of the natural world (1:4-11) The "vanity" of wisdom and knowledge (1:12-18) The "vanity" of pleasures, possessions, and accomplishments (2:1-11) More on the "vanity" of wisdom (2:12-17) The "vanity" of labor (2:18-26) III. 2 And I # See Job 3:11-26 thought the dead who are already dead more fortunate than the living who are still alive. Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense, and he says to everyone that he is a fool. 17 Moreover, all his days he geats in darkness in much vexation and sickness and anger. 20 So I aturned about and gave my heart up to despair bover all the toil of my labors under the sun, Moreover, a cord of three strands is not quickly broken. Ecclesiastes 4:13 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Ecclesiastes 4:13, NIV: "Better a poor but wise youth than an old but foolish king who no longer knows how to heed a warning." 18 Behold, what I have seen to be hgood and fitting is to eat and drink and find enjoyment7 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 ilot. Ecclesiastes 4:12: And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him--a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is prohibited. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Ecclesiastes, like much of life, represents a journey from one point to another. Compare Then I saw that all toil and all skill in work come from a man's envy of his neighbor. 6 I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees. All are from pthe dust, and to dust all return. 1 Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun: I saw the tears of the oppressed— and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors— and they have no comforter. 7 yAll the toil of man is for his mouth, yet his appetite is not satisfied.3 And behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had # Lam. Ecclesiastes 4:12 Ecclesiastes 4:12 View Full Chapter. This introductory course is designed to provide key insights into the book of Ecclesiastes by pulling together a number of key resources: overview videos from The Bible Project, helpful contextual information from The ESV Study Bible, commentary recommendations from The Gospel Coalition, a single sermon that sums up the book from beginning to end by Mark Dever, and much more. Read verse in English Standard Version Read Ecclesiastes 4:12 in ESV and NIV using our online parallel Bible. 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