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 Ecclesiastes 8
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   Book of Ecclesiastes
   Chapter 8
8:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man's wisdom illumines him and causes his stern face to beam.
 
8:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
I say, "Keep the command of the king because * of the oath before God.
 
8:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
"Do not be in a hurry to leave * him. Do not join in an evil matter, for he will do whatever * he pleases."
 
8:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Since the word of the king is authoritative, who will say to him, "What are you doing?"
 
8:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
He who keeps a royal command experiences no trouble *, for a wise heart knows the proper time and procedure.
 
8:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For there is a proper time and procedure for every delight, though a man's trouble is heavy upon him.
 
8:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
If no one knows what will happen, who can tell him when * it will happen?
 
8:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
No man has authority to restrain the wind with the wind, or authority over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the time of war, and evil will not deliver those who practice it.
 
8:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
All this I have seen and applied my mind to every deed that has been done under the sun wherein a man has exercised authority over another man to his hurt.
 
8:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are soon forgotten in the city where they did thus. This too is futility.
 
8:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Because the sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore * the hearts of the sons of men among them are given fully to do evil.
 
8:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still * I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly *.
 
8:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But it will not be well for the evil man and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God.
 
8:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
There is futility which is done on the earth, that is, there are righteous men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked. On the other hand, there are evil men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I say that this too is futility.
 
8:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
So I commended pleasure, for there is nothing good for a man under the sun except * to eat and to drink and to be merry, and this will stand by him in his toils throughout the days of his life which God has given him under the sun.
 
8:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
When I gave my heart to know wisdom and to see the task which has been done on the earth (even though one should never sleep * * day or night ),
 
8:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Hebrew / Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and I saw every work of God, I concluded that man cannot * discover the work which has been done under the sun. Even though * man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and though the wise man should say, "I know," he cannot * discover.
 
 

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