though a person may be weighed down by misery. 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days(A) better than these?”    For it is not wise to ask such questions. But nobody remembered that poor man. 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart. because a bird in the sky may carry your words. j 12 Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Ecclesiastes 7:10 - KJV. (AK) Do not stand up for a bad cause, for he will do whatever he pleases. Passage. (B)2 It is better to go to a house of mourning    than to go to a house of feasting,for death(C) is the destiny(D) of everyone;    the living should take this to heart.3 Frustration is better than laughter,(E)    because a sad face is good for the heart.4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning,    but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure. Read Ecclesiastes 7:10 in NIV and NIV using our online parallel Bible. Paragraph. Ecclesiastes 9:7-10 NIV. 12 Moreover, no one knows when their hour will come: As fish are caught in a cruel net,    or birds are taken in a snare,so people are trapped by evil times(BY)    that fall unexpectedly upon them. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. Who knows the explanation of things?A person’s wisdom brightens their face    and changes its hard appearance. Read Ecclesiastes 7 online (NIV) Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? For it is not wise to ask such questions. For it is not wise to ask such questions. (CQ), No one knows what is coming—    who can tell someone else what will happen after them?(CR). For it is not wise to ask such questions. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? Prov 15:15 niv 15 All the days… (AQ) 13 Yet because the wicked do not fear God,(AR) it will not go well with them, and their days(AS) will not lengthen like a shadow. Read verse in New International Version 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.(BB). 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. 3 Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. Read God's Word. However many years anyone may live, let them enjoy them all. Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”. Ecclesiastes 7:1-29. 11 If a snake bites before it is charmed,    the charmer receives no fee. (CP)13 At the beginning their words are folly;    at the end they are wicked madness—14     and fools multiply words. It is better to go to a house of mourning. (AT) This too, I say, is meaningless. 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. better than these? Chapter. BY JAMES M. MACDONALD, D.D., PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY. 3 Frustration is better than laughter, Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 2 Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? Ecc 7:11 - Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a … whoever splits logs may be endangered by them. (AX) Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun. Ecclesiastes 7:10. that many times you yourself have cursed others. Ecclesiastes 7:10 - KJV Say not, “Why were the former days better than these?” (AF), 26 I find more bitter than death    the woman who is a snare,(AG)whose heart is a trap    and whose hands are chains.The man who pleases God will escape her,    but the sinner she will ensnare.(AH). 19 A feast is made for laughter,    wine(CV) makes life merry,    and money is the answer for everything. All rights reserved worldwide. 27 “Look,” says the Teacher,[b](AI) “this is what I have discovered: “Adding one thing to another to discover the scheme of things—28     while I was still searching    but not finding—I found one upright man among a thousand,    but not one upright woman(AJ) among them all.29 This only have I found:    God created mankind upright,    but they have gone in search of many schemes.”. 10Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! and the day of death better than the day of birth. 11 When the sentence for a crime is not quickly carried out, people’s hearts are filled with schemes to do wrong. Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do. (BG) 4 Anyone who is among the living has hope[g]—even a live dog is better off than a dead lion! Try it free for 30 days. ... Ecc 7:10. 20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous,(Z)    no one who does what is right and never sins.(AA). 15 Now there lived in that city a man poor but wise, and he saved the city by his wisdom. Ecclesiastes 9:7-10 Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do. Ecclesiastes 7:10 wisdom life. Wisdom along with an inheritance is good. so is the laughter of fools. Ecclesiastes 7:10 - NIV. 8 Who is like the wise? i., p. 195. the righteous perishing in their righteousness. 19 Wisdom(X) makes one wise person more powerful(Y)    than ten rulers in a city. and the wicked living long in their wickedness. Choose Bible version Book. 9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools. (CN), 12 Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious,(CO)    but fools are consumed by their own lips. Ecclesiastes 7:10-12 New International Version (NIV) 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”. 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. 9 All this I saw, as I applied my mind to everything done under the sun. Verse. And a powerful king came against it, surrounded it and built huge siege works against it. Ecclesiastes 7:10 NIV. because a sad face is good for the heart. (CB) 16 So I said, “Wisdom is better than strength.” But the poor man’s wisdom is despised, and his words are no longer heeded.(CC). Ecclesiastes 7:10 - KJV. but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure. However many years anyone may live, let them enjoy them all. 16 Woe to the land whose king was a servant[h](CS)    and whose princes feast in the morning.17 Blessed is the land whose king is of noble birth    and whose princes eat at a proper time—    for strength and not for drunkenness. NIV: New International Version. 9What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. 23 All this I tested by wisdom and I said, “I am determined to be wise”(AC)—    but this was beyond me.24 Whatever exists is far off and most profound—    who can discover it? 2 “Laughter,” I said, “is madness. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. 9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools. 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[c] 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. New International Version Do not say, "Why were the old days better than these?" (AU) 15 So I commend the enjoyment of life(AV), because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink(AW) and be glad. Despite all their efforts to search it out, no one can discover its meaning. (F)5 It is better to heed the rebuke(G) of a wise person    than to listen to the song of fools.6 Like the crackling of thorns(H) under the pot,    so is the laughter(I) of fools. 9 So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in God’s hands, but no one knows whether love or hate awaits them. 3 Frustration is better than laughter,( E) 8All things are wearisome, more than one can say. (U)16 Do not be overrighteous,    neither be overwise—    why destroy yourself?17 Do not be overwicked,    and do not be a fool—    why die before your time? than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 7:10 in all English translations, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New International Version. (CT), 18 Through laziness, the rafters sag;    because of idle hands, the house leaks.(CU). 2It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny … (BZ), 13 I also saw under the sun this example of wisdom(CA) that greatly impressed me: 14 There was once a small city with only a few people in it. B) 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. Read Ecclesiastes 7 online (KJV) (P)12 Wisdom is a shelter    as money is a shelter,but the advantage of knowledge is this:    Wisdom preserves those who have it. for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. 10 Then too, I saw the wicked buried(AN)—those who used to come and go from the holy place and receive praise[e] in the city where they did this. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Ecc 7:10 - Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions. who can tell someone else what will happen after them? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing. Do not say, (BE) The hearts of people, moreover, are full of evil and there is madness in their hearts while they live,(BF) and afterward they join the dead. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. New International Version. so wickedness will not release those who practice it. who can tell someone else what is to come? ... NIV: Ecclesiastes 7. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. I found one upright man among a thousand, but they have gone in search of many schemes.”. 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart. for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. 21 Do not pay attention to every word people say,    or you(AB) may hear your servant cursing you—22 for you know in your heart    that many times you yourself have cursed others. Ecclesiastes 7:10 NIV - Do not say, “Why were the old days - Bible Gateway. Wisdom. 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing i and benefits those who see the sun. (BK), 7 Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine(BL) with a joyful heart,(BM) for God has already approved what you do. (CH), 5 There is an evil I have seen under the sun,    the sort of error that arises from a ruler:6 Fools are put in many high positions,(CI)    while the rich occupy the low ones.7 I have seen slaves on horseback,    while princes go on foot like slaves. (CL)9 Whoever quarries stones may be injured by them;    whoever splits logs may be endangered by them.(CM). Recent Articles. Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (Aquila); most Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint (Aquila), Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew does not have, S 2Ch 6:36; S Job 4:17; S Pr 20:9; Ro 3:12, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture. so with those who are afraid to take them. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume,(A)    and the day of death better than the day of birth. 17 The quiet words of the wise are more to be heeded    than the shouts of a ruler of fools.18 Wisdom(CD) is better than weapons of war,    but one sinner destroys much good. (BJ)6 Their love, their hate    and their jealousy have long since vanished;never again will they have a part    in anything that happens under the sun. ecclesiastes 11 7 niv, THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES EXPLAINED. All rights reserved worldwide. But let them remember the days of darkness, for there will be many. 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing(O)    and benefits those who see the sun. 9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools. Ecclesiastes 11:7-10 NIV Light is sweet, and it pleases the eyes to see the sun. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. Ecclesiastes 7:10: Do not say, "Why were the old days better than these?" Tools. And what does pleasure accomplish?” 3 I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly —my mind still guiding me with wisdom. Always be clothed in white, and always anoint your head with oil. This too is meaningless. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume,( A) and the day of death better than the day of birth.(. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days h better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions. Ecc 7:11. no one who does what is right and never sins. and their jealousy have long since vanished; the sort of error that arises from a ruler: whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake. 20 Do not revile the king(CW) even in your thoughts,    or curse the rich in your bedroom,because a bird in the sky may carry your words,    and a bird on the wing may report what you say. Red Letter. and the wise heart will know the proper time and procedure. John Piper: 6 Reasons The Son Of God Came Into The World By SermonCentral on December 24, 2020 Does Your Preaching Take In The Wide View? and a bird on the wing may report what you say. (CJ), 8 Whoever digs a pit may fall into it;(CK)    whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake. The eye never has enough of seeing, nor the ear its fill of hearing. (BC) 2 All share a common destiny—the righteous and the wicked, the good and the bad,[f] the clean and the unclean, those who offer sacrifices and those who do not. Darby Bible Translation As it is with the good,    so with the sinful;as it is with those who take oaths,    so with those who are afraid to take them.(BD). Ecclesiastes 7 ; Ecclesiastes 7:7-10 ... Ecclesiastes 7:7-10 New International Version << Ecclesiastes 6 | Ecclesiastes 7 | Ecclesiastes 8 >> 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart. than to go to a house of feasting, for death( C) is the destiny( D) of everyone; the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 7 :: New International Version (NIV) Strong's. Bible Gateway Plus puts a library of commentaries and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. 3 This is the evil in everything that happens under the sun: The same destiny overtakes all. Ecclesiastes 7:10 - NIV. 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool,    and a bribe(J) corrupts the heart. Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun—all your meaningless days. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. 10 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell,    so a little folly(CE) outweighs wisdom and honor.2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right,    but the heart of the fool to the left.3 Even as fools walk along the road,    they lack sense    and show everyone(CF) how stupid they are.4 If a ruler’s anger rises against you,    do not leave your post;(CG)    calmness can lay great offenses to rest. Whoever fears God(W) will avoid all extremes.[a]. For it is not wise to ask such questions. 9 Enjoy life with your wife,(BO) whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun—all your meaningless days. 11 I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift    or the battle to the strong,(BU)nor does food come to the wise(BV)    or wealth to the brilliant    or favor to the learned;but time and chance(BW) happen to them all.(BX). than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of … (R)14 When times are good, be happy;    but when times are bad, consider this:God has made the one    as well as the other. For it is not wise to ask such questions. 5 For the living know that they will die,    but the dead know nothing;(BH)they have no further reward,    and even their name(BI) is forgotten. 8 Always be clothed in white,(BN) and always anoint your head with oil. This too is meaningless. Always be clothed in white, and always anoint your head with oil. 15 In this meaningless life(T) of mine I have seen both of these: the righteous perishing in their righteousness,    and the wicked living long in their wickedness. 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”. 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,(AM)    though a person may be weighed down by misery. New International Version (NIV). 15 The toil of fools wearies them;    they do not know the way to town. 2 I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. but fools are consumed by their own lips. Everything to come is meaningless. 12 Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better(AO) with those who fear God,(AP) who are reverent before him. Pleasures Are Meaningless. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. (BA) No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Ecclesiastes 7:10 > NIV KJV ESV NKJV. 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days(N) better than these?”    For it is not wise to ask such questions. New International Version (NIV). Who can straighten    what he has made crooked? 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this. and benefits those who see the sun. King James Bible Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? It is an advantage for those who see the sun, because wisdom gives shade as money gives shade, but the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom keeps its owner alive. Ecclesiastes 7:7-10 New International Version (NIV) 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart. Eccl 3:4 niv 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, Prov 15:13 niv 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. For it is not wise to ask such questions. 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! 4 Since a king’s word is supreme, who can say to him, “What are you doing?(AL)”. to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of things, and to understand the stupidity of wickedness, “Adding one thing to another to discover the scheme of things—. 10 Whatever(BQ) your hand finds to do, do it with all your might,(BR) for in the realm of the dead,(BS) where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.(BT). (AD)25 So I turned my mind to understand,    to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of things(AE)and to understand the stupidity of wickedness    and the madness of folly. Do not say, “Why were the former days better than these?” Wisdom would not lead you to ask such a question. Say not thou, what is [the cause] that the former days were. Ecclesiastes 11:7-10 - NIV: Light is sweet, and it pleases the eyes to see the sun. For this is your lot(BP) in life and in your toilsome labor under the sun. There is a time when a man lords it over others to his own[d] hurt. (V)18 It is good to grasp the one    and not let go of the other. (S)Therefore, no one can discover    anything about their future. 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. Ecclesiastes 7:7-10. 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