Ecclesiastes 8:5 - NLT - Those who obey him will not be punished. 13The wicked will not prosper, for they do not fear God. BY JAMES M. MACDONALD, D.D., PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY. A time to tear down and a time to build up. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. Ecclesiastes 8. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. "Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would" (8:2 NLT). And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. No one can resist or question it. Yet they were the very ones who frequented the Temple and are now praised in … 9 I have thought deeply about all that goes on here under the sun, where people have the power to hurt each other. Ecclesiastes 8:10 And so H3651 I saw H7200 the wicked H7563 buried H6912 , who had come H935 and gone H1980 from the place H4725 of the holy, H6918 and they were forgotten H7911 in the city H5892 where they had so done H6213 : this is also vanity. 9 q Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. 17I realized that no one can discover everything God is doing under the sun. A time to be born and a time to die. All rights reserved. NLT: New Living Translation . That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more... photo size: medium 640 new There is no escaping that obligation, that dark battle. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 8 Ecclesiastes 8. ecclesiastes 11 7 niv, THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES EXPLAINED. 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. KJV: And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity. And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Ecclesiastes 4. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). This, too, is meaningless. Available for the iPhone at the App Store. 11When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. A time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. Yet they were the very ones who frequented the Temple and are now praiseda in the same city where they committed their crimes! Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! 5 I ma… Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the. Everything Is Meaningless 2“Everything is meaningless,” says … I have seen wicked people buried with honor. Funeral Lectionary: Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 Posted on 5 August 2012 by catholicsensibility Pete Seeger and the Byrds placed these words in many ears and on singers’ lips in the sixties of the last century. 13 Yet because the wicked do not fear God, it will not go well with them, and their days will not lengthen like a shadow. 3 Don't try to avoid doing your duty, and don't stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. Ecclesiastes 7. 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. 8 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. – Job 10:8-12 [NIV] “You turn on me ruthlessly; with the might of your hand you attack me.” – Job 30:21 “You have become cruel ” (NLT) – basically saying God changed toward him. 12But even though a person sins a hundred times and still lives a long time, I know that those who fear God will be better off. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 4His command is backed by great power. This too, I say, is meaningless. Chapter 8. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. 7 Since no one knows the future,    who can tell someone else what is to come?8 As no one has power over the wind to contain it,    so[a] no one has power over the time of their death.As no one is discharged in time of war,    so wickedness will not release those who practice it. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 7Indeed, how can people avoid what they don’t know is going to happen? 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. It is evil to make mindless offerings to God. 14 There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. 15 So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. A time to kill and a time to heal. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, 6 for there is a time and a way for everything, even when a person is in trouble. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 6for there is a time and a way for everything, even when a person is in trouble. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Obedience to the King. Read verse in New Living Translation Who knows the explanation of things?A person’s wisdom brightens their face    and changes its hard appearance. Ecclesiastes 8 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. Ecclesiastes 8:1b. 2 So I said, “Laughter is silly. Fear God. Yet they were the very ones who frequented the Temple and are now praised[a] in the same city where they committed their crimes! Keith Simons. Sunday Scripture: Ecclesiastes 8:1-27 (NLT) April 19, 2015 April 19, 2015. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 8 Ecclesiastes 8. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Here, as in the beginning of the book Ecclesiastes 1:1-2, the Preacher speaks of himself Ecclesiastes 12:8-10 in the third person. 5 Those who obey him will not be punished. 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. A time to grieve and a time to dance. 1These are the words of the Teacher, Hebrew Qoheleth; this term is rendered “the Teacher” throughout this book. 14 And this is not all that is meaningless in our world. i., p. 195. No one can resist or question it" (8:3-4 NLT). It is evil to make mindless offerings to God. If we do not read the Bible according to the literary conventions that are appropriate for the various literary styles that it is using, we will go far astray. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 4 His command is backed by great power. He first repeats Ecclesiastes 12:8 the mournful, perplexing theme with which his musings began Ecclesiastes 1:2 ; and then states the encouraging practical conclusion Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 to which they have led him. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, for there is a time and a way for everything....(Ecclesiastes 8:5-6) 12-24 lines, preferably rhyme on the above Scripture reading. 2 A time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 4:1-16, NLT. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Ecclesiastes 8:10 And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity. 1How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (Aquila); most Hebrew manuscripts. 17. ~ Ecclesiastes 8:15, NLT Posted on April 5, 2011 by Will K. So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. Ecclesiastes 2:8 8 I collected great sums of silver and gold, the treasure of many kings and provinces. 8None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. 2 Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. 12 Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him. Around and around it goes, blowing in circles. Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3:1-8‬ ‭(NLT‬‬) ‭‭For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. 4 A time to cry and a time to laugh. 2 Don't make rash promises, and don't be hasty in bringing matters before God. A time to plant and a time to harvest. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun. A time to plant and a time to harvest. A time to tear down and a time to build up. Do not stand up for a bad cause, for he will do whatever he pleases. 11 When the sentence for a crime is not quickly carried out, people’s hearts are filled with schemes to do wrong. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun. 9 But this is gain for a land in every way: a king committed to cultivated fields. 14 There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. A time to grieve and a time to dance. That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. 3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). 1How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. 5 1 As you enter the house of God, keep your ears open and your mouth shut. 5 The sun rises and the sun sets, then hurries around to rise again. 4 His command is backed by great power. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. ... 8 z If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness, a do not be amazed at the matter, b for the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Wisdom lights up a person's face, softening its harshness. He does not know his time of death (Ecclesiastes 9:11, 12) 4. Bible Language English. Cancel. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. A time to tear down and a time to build up. That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. All that comes is p vanity. Version. Obedience to the King. Obedience to the King. This too is meaningless. This is so meaningless! Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Search This too, I say, is meaningless. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} Ecclesiastes 9 Death Comes to All 1 This, too, I carefully explored: Even though the actions of godly and wise people are in God’s hands, no one knows whether God will show them favor. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. Ecc 8:15 - So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. 16 When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to observe the labor that is done on earth—people getting no sleep day or night— 17 then I saw all that God has done. 4 His command is backed by great power. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. who can tell someone else what is to come? 16 In my search for wisdom and in my observation of people’s burdens here on earth, I discovered that there is ceaseless activity, day and night. There is no escaping that obligation, that dark battle. Ecclesiastes 8:9-13 (NLT) “I have thought deeply about all that goes on here under the sun, where people have the power to hurt each other. 2 A time to be born and a time to die. No one can resist or question it. Their days will never grow long like the evening shadows. Try it free for 30 days. How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. A time to plant and a time to harvest. 2Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 3 Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. 19. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. Ecclesiastes 8 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. No one can resist or question it. It renders the message of the original texts of Scripture into clear, contemporary English that was written to be read aloud. Ecc 8:17 - Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea further; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it. A time to be born and a time to die. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. The New Living Translation combines the latest biblical scholarship with a clear, dynamic writing style that communicates God’s Word powerfully to all who hear and read it. Try it free for 30 days. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. He has no knowledge in the grave (Ecclesiastes 9:5–10) 3. Fear God. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. I hired wonderful singers, both men and women, and had many beautiful concubines. A time to tear down and a time to build up. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. This is so meaningless! I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, Ecclesiastes 4:1-16, NLT. 3 What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Ecclesiastes 5 New Living Translation << Ecclesiastes 4 | Ecclesiastes 5 | Ecclesiastes 6 >> The Folly of Rash Vows. 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. He knows he will die (Ecclesiastes 9:1–4) 2. Read verse in Good News Translation Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. EasyEnglish is a system of simple English designed by Wycliffe Associates (UK). 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. All rights reserved worldwide. 17 I realized that no one can discover everything God is doing under the sun. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, [ a ] ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. 1) God does not change. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. Young's Literal Translation. No one can resist or question it. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! Let the farthest coastlands be glad. 4 His command is backed by great power. 13 The wicked will not prosper, for they do not fear God. Patience is better than pride. 3 A time to kill and a time to heal. 16In my search for wisdom and in my observation of people’s burdens here on earth, I discovered that there is ceaseless activity, day and night. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. Obedience to the King 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, [ a ] ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. 9 All this I saw, as I applied my mind to everything done under the sun. What good does it do to seek pleasure?” 3 After much thought, I decided to cheer myself with wine. 4 A time to cry and a time to laugh. On the wise man and the king (Ecclesiastes 8:1–17) C. Man Does Not Know What Will Come After Him (Ecclesiastes 9:1–11:6) 1. 3 A time to kill and a time to heal. 12 But even though a person sins a hundred times and still lives a long time, I know that those who fear God will be better off. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. I hired wonderful singers, both men and women, and had many beautiful concubines. In this life, good people are often treated as though they were wicked, and wicked people are often treated as though they were good. Finishing is better than starting. Ecclesiastes 8:11 … r Walk in the ways of your heart and s the sight of your eyes. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 4 Since a king’s word is supreme, who can say to him, “What are you doing?”. 3 Don't try to avoid doing your duty, and don't stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 1 Ecclesiastes 1. Obedience to the King. A Bible Study in EasyEnglish (2800 word vocabulary) on the Book of Ecclesiastes. 5 Whoever obeys his command will come to no harm,    and the wise heart will know the proper time and procedure.6 For there is a proper time and procedure for every matter,    though a person may be weighed down by misery. 6. 8 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. Ecclesiastes 8:10 And so H3651 I saw H7200 the wicked H7563 buried H6912 , who had come H935 and gone H1980 from the place H4725 of the holy, H6918 and they were forgotten H7911 in the city H5892 where they had so done H6213 : this is also vanity. A time to be born and a time to die. 4 Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes. King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. 3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. There is no escaping that obligation, that dark battle. Obedience to the King. Wisdom lights up a person's face, softening its harshness. Not even the wisest people discover everything, no matter what they claim. No one can resist or question it. Saved by Venture Consulting Group, Inc. Ecclesiastes 2:8 8 I collected great sums of silver and gold, the treasure of many kings and provinces. 9I have thought deeply about all that goes on here under the sun, where people have the power to hurt each other. 8 None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. 5 1 As you enter the house of God, keep your ears open and your mouth shut. A time to tear down and a time to build up. Not even the wisest people discover everything, no matter what they claim. Ecclesiastes chapter 12 KJV (King James Version) 1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;. 4 His command is backed by great power. Contest / Ecclesiastes 8:5-6 (NLT) by Francine 1. Ecc 8:8 - None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. 2 I said to myself, “Come on, let’s try pleasure. The wise see advantages to submit to human authorities (8:2-9). No one can resist or question it. Psalm 97 - The LORD is king! 6 The wind blows south, and then turns north. A time to plant and a time to harvest. Malachi 3:6a says, “I am the LORD, and I do not change.” (NIV) Job … 7 Rivers run into the sea, but the sea is never full. A time to cry and a time to laugh. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. 10 I have seen wicked people buried with honor. This too, I say, is meaningless. 1 How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. No God bashing, or profanity. 1 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. though a person may be weighed down by misery. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 8 Who is like the wise? 4 I also tried to find meaning by building huge homes for myself and by planting beautiful vineyards. so wickedness will not release those who practice it. A time to be born and a time to die. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. 10 Then too, I saw the wicked buried—those who used to come and go from the holy place and receive praise[c] in the city where they did this. That way they will experience some happiness along with all the hard work God gives them under the sun. 6 n There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it lies heavy on mankind: 2 a man o to whom p God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he q lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God r does not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! There is no escaping that obligation, that dark battle. 5 Those who obey him will not be punished. 5Those who obey him will not be punished. 6. 4 His command is backed by great power. 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. A time to be born and a time to die. In this life, good people are often treated as though they were wicked, and wicked people are often treated as though they were good. A time to plant and a time to harvest. Their days will never grow long like the evening shadows. Ecclesiastes 8:15 NLT So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 3Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 4His command is backed by great power. Let the earth rejoice! Wisdom lights up a person's face, softening its harshness. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. And while still seeking wisdom, I clutched at foolishness. Today's verses: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (NLT) - For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. No one can resist or question it. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 1 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. 8 None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. Ecclesiastes 7. There is no escaping that … A time to kill and a time to heal. A time to kill and a time to heal. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. No one can resist or question it. 2 Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. A time to plant and a time to harvest. Ecclesiastes: Bible Study and Commentary. 5 Those who obey him will not be punished. 9 But this is gain for a land in every way: a king committed to cultivated fields. 5 Those who obey him will not be punished. None of us has the power to prevent the day of our death. 8 How wonderful to be wise,    to analyze and interpret things.Wisdom lights up a person’s face,    softening its harshness. As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version; many Hebrew manuscripts read. Ecclesiastes 8:11 When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version; many Hebrew manuscripts read. Because sentence hath not been done on an evil work speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of man is full within them to do evil. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. 7 Indeed, how can people avoid what they don’t know is going to happen? Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. ecclesiastes 11 1 6 forex, Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 Invest your money in foreign trade, and one of these days you will make a profit. 11 When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. What are the benefits of creating an account? When a crime is not punished quickly, people feel it is safe to do wrong. 1How wonderful to be wise, to analyze and interpret things. King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. Ecclesiastes 7:8 NLT. 18. 8 So if a person lives many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember o that the days of darkness will be many. 1 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. This, too, is meaningless. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. Ecclesiastes 8:12 Parallel Verses. Ecclesiastes 8 Genesis. Ecclesiastes 8 Keep the King's Command. Don't have an account? 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. Obedience to the King 2Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. Chapter 8. 1These are the words of the Teacher, Hebrew Qoheleth; this term is rendered “the Teacher” throughout this book. Read verse in New Living Translation 2. It is not the Expectation of living that makes Men infer the Reasonableness or Necessity of a Judgment, but the reasonableness and natural Expectation of Judgment which makes them infer the Necessity and Reality of a future Life.—SHERLOCK’S SERMONS, vol. Read verse in New Living Translation 4 His command is backed by great power. Those... Study verse in the New Living Translation Obedience to the King 2Obey the king since you vowed to God that you would. CBN Bible Study. ... 8 z If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness, a do not be amazed at the matter, b for the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them. A time to grieve and a time to dance. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, 10I have seen wicked people buried with honor. 4 His command is backed by great power. New Living Translation; Ecclesiastes 1 Ecclesiastes 1. Ecclesiastes 9 Death Comes to All 1 This, too, I carefully explored: Even though the actions of godly and wise people are in God’s hands, no one knows whether God will show them favor. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. 14 There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Those who are wise will find a time and a way to do what is right, 3Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. New Living Translation Ecclesiastes 8 : 15 15 So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink, and enjoy life. Wisdom lights up a person’s face, softening its harshness. Ecclesiastes 8:8 New Living Translation (NLT) 8 None of us can hold back our spirit from departing. Everything Is Meaningless 2“Everything is meaningless,” says … Despite all their efforts to search it out, no one can discover its meaning. Wisdom lights up a person's face, softening its harshness. Ecclesiastes 5 New Living Translation << Ecclesiastes 4 | Ecclesiastes 5 | Ecclesiastes 6 >> The Folly of Rash Vows. 3 Don’t try to avoid doing your duty, and don’t stand with those who plot evil, for the king can do whatever he wants. | New Living Translation (NLT) | Download The Bible App Now. And in the face of death, wickedness will certainly not rescue the wicked. 4 His command is backed by great power. 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