Statement of Faith | Tell a Friend about Us | Color Scheme:    
Monday, January 20, 2020

Join Now!  |  Login
  Our Sponsors

• Bible software for Believing Study: SwordSearcher

• Looking for that lost cantata? Let US find it!

• Help change the hearts of people one book at a time! Click to find out how!

• Biblical Hebrew study & learning software: BMSoftware.com

 
  Study Resources

• Interlinear Bible

• Parallel Bible

• Daily Reading Plan

• Devotionals

• Commentaries

• Concordances

• Dictionaries

• Encyclopedias

• Lexicons

• History

• Sermon Essentials

• Audio Resources

• Religious Artwork

 
  SL Forums

• Apologetic Forum

• Christian Living

• Ministry Forum

• Evangelism Forum

• Passage Forum

• Help Forum

 
  Other Resources

• Advertise with SL

• FREE Resources

• Information

• Set Preferences

• Font Resources

• Contacting SL

 

 

Home > Study Desk
Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Ecclesiastes 6:1 - 12
  in: using:  
 |   | Abbreviations List  | HELP 
 NAVBAR             of 12

The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Ecclesiastes
   Chapter 6  - Click for Chapter Audio
6:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is an evil R134 which I have seen under the sun and it is prevalent among F81 men--
 
6:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
a man to whom God has given R135 riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks R136 nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner enjoys F82 them. This is vanity F83 and a severe affliction.
 
6:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they F84 be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, R137 then I say, "Better the R138 miscarriage than he,
 
6:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity.
 
6:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it F85 is better off than he.
 
6:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy F86 good things--do R139 not all go to one place?"
 
6:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
All R140 a man's labor is for his mouth and yet the appetite F87 is not satisfied. F88
 
6:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For what R141 advantage does the wise man have over the fool? What advantage does the poor man have, knowing how to walk before the living?
 
6:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
What the eyes see R142 is better than what the soul desires. F89 This too is futility R143 and a striving after wind.
 
6:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Whatever exists R144 has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot R145 dispute with him who is stronger than he is.
 
6:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For there are many words which increase futility. What then is the advantage to a man?
 
6:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years F90 of his futile life? He will spend F91 them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what R146 will be after him under the sun?
 

FOOTNOTES:
F81 Lit upon
F82 Lit eats from them
F83 Or futility
F84 Lit the days of his years
F85 Lit more rest has this one than that
F86 Lit see
F87 Lit soul
F88 Lit filled
F89 Lit goes after
F90 Lit days
F91 Lit do

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R134 Ecclesiastes 5:13
R135 1 Kings 3:13
R136 Psalms 17:14; 73:7; Ecclesiastes 2:10
R137 Isaiah 14:20; Jeremiah 8:2;
R138 Job 3:16; Ecclesiastes 4:3
R139 Ecclesiastes 2:14
R140 Proverbs 16:26
R141 Ecclesiastes 2:15
R142 Ecclesiastes 11:9
R143 Ecclesiastes 1:14
R144 Ecclesiastes 1:9;
R145 Job 9:32; 40:2; Proverbs 21:30; Isaiah 45:9
R146 Ecclesiastes 3:22

 
 

Copyright Statement: The New American Standard Bible
Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995; Audio Recording Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, (P) 1989 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
For usage information, please read the NASB Copyright Statement.


  HOME    TOP

Dead links, typos, or HTML errors should be sent to corr@studylight.org
Suggestions about making this resource more useful should be sent to sugg@studylight.org
 

   Powered by LightSpeed Technology

Copyright © 2001-2020, StudyLight.org