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 Ecclesiastes 4:7 - 12
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   Book of Ecclesiastes
   Chapter 4
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Again I saw something meaningless under the sun:
 
4:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
There was a man all alone; he had neither son nor brother. There was no end to his toil, yet his eyes were not content with his wealth. "For whom am I toiling," he asked, "and why am I depriving myself of enjoyment?" This too is meaningless - a miserable business!
 
4:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work:
 
4:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!
 
4:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?
 
4:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
 
 

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