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 Ecclesiastes 5:11 - 16
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   Book of Ecclesiastes
   Chapter 5  - Click for Chapter Audio
5:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When R119 good things increase, those who consume them increase. So what is the advantage to their owners except to look F66 on?
 
5:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
The sleep of the working man is pleasant, R120 whether he eats little or much; but the full F67 stomach of the rich man does not allow him to sleep.
 
5:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches R121 being hoarded F68 by their owner to his hurt.
 
5:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When those riches were lost through a F69 bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing to F70 support him.
 
5:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
As R122 he had come naked from his mother's womb, so will he return as he came. He will take R123 nothing from the fruit of his labor that he can carry in his hand.
 
5:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
This also is a grievous evil--exactly as a man is F71 born, thus will he die. F72 So what R124 is the advantage to him who toils R125 for the wind?
 

FOOTNOTES:
F66 Lit see with their eyes
F67 Lit satiety
F68 Lit guarded
F69 Lit an evil task
F70 Lit in his hand
F71 Lit comes
F72 Lit go

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R119 Ecclesiastes 2:9
R120 Proverbs 3:24
R121 Ecclesiastes 6:2
R122 Job 1:21
R123 Psalms 49:17; 1 Timothy 6:7
R124 Ecclesiastes 1:3; 2:11;
R125 Proverbs 11:29

 
 

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