Statement of Faith | Tell a Friend about Us | Color Scheme:    
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Join Now!  |  Login
  Our Sponsors

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

• Bible software for Believing Study: SwordSearcher

• 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 4:1 - 8
  in: using:  
 |   | Abbreviations List  | HELP 
 NAVBAR             of 12

The New American Standard Bible
   Book of Ecclesiastes
   Chapter 4  - Click for Chapter Audio
4:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then I looked again at all the acts of oppression R89 which were being done under the sun. And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had no R90 one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they had no one to comfort them.
 
4:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So I R91 congratulated the dead who are already dead more than the living who are still living.
 
4:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But better R92 off than both of them is the one who has never existed, who has never seen the evil activity that is done under the sun.
 
4:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I have seen that every labor and every skill R93 which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor. This too is vanity R94 F45 and striving after wind.
 
4:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The fool folds R95 his hands and consumes R96 his own flesh.
 
4:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
One hand full of rest is better R97 than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.
 
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then I looked again at vanity under the sun.
 
4:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There was a certain man without a dependent, F46 having neither a son nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. Indeed, his R98 eyes were not satisfied with riches and he never asked, "And for R99 whom am I laboring and depriving myself of pleasure?" This too is vanity and it is a grievous R100 task.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F45 Or futility, and so throughout the ch
F46 Lit second

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R89 Job 35:9; Psalms 12:5; Ecclesiastes 3:16; 5:8; Isaiah 5:7
R90 Jeremiah 16:7; Lamentations 1:9
R91 Job 3:11-26; Ecclesiastes 2:17; 7:1
R92 Job 3:11-22; Ecclesiastes 6:3; Luke 23:29
R93 Ecclesiastes 2:21
R94 Ecclesiastes 1:14
R95 Proverbs 6:10;
R96 Isaiah 9:20
R97 Proverbs 15:16,17; 16:8
R98 Proverbs 27:20; Ecclesiastes 1:8;
R99 Ecclesiastes 2:21
R100 Ecclesiastes 1:13

 
 

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 © 2001-2019, StudyLight.org