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I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. 10 Dead flies make the oil of the perfumer give off a foul odor; so a little foolishness [in one who is esteemed] outweighs wisdom and honor. 10So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. Ecclesiastes 7:8-10. Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. Obey Rulers. 15Then I commended pleasure and enjoyment, because a man [without God] has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be merry, for this will stand by him in his toil through the days of his life which God has given him under the sun. 4 For the word of a king is authoritative and powerful,And who will say to him, “What are you doing?”5 Whoever keeps and observes a royal command will experience neither trouble nor misery;For a wise heart will know the [a]proper time and [appropriate] procedure.6 For there is a [b]proper time and [appropriate] procedure for every delight,Though mankind’s misery and trouble lies heavily upon him [who rebels against the king].7 For no one knows what will happen;So who can tell him how and when it will happen?8 There is no man who has power and authority over the wind to restrain the wind,Nor does he have authority over the day of death;There is no discharge [from service] during time of war,And evil will not rescue those who [actively seek to] practice it. 15Then I commended pleasure and enjoyment, because a man [without God] has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be merry, for this will stand by him in his toil through the days of his life which God has given him under the sun. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. 7For no one knows what will happen; So who can tell him how and when it will happen? 10So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. Ecclesiastes 12 Amplified Bible (AMP) Remember God in Your Youth. Do not join in a malevolent matter, for the king will do whatever he pleases. 1:1 ,2 ,12; 7:27; 12:8-10) but nowhere else in the Bible. "A man' s wisdom maketh his face to shine." 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness). Ecclesiastes 1:14 I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. 2 All things come alike to all. 8 There was a certain man—without a dependent, having neither a child nor a brother, yet there was no end to all his labor. I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). Ecclesiastes‬ ‭12:6-8‬ ‭AMP‬‬ Earnestly remember your Creator before the silver cord [of life] is broken, or the golden bowl is crushed, or the pitcher at the fountain is shattered and the wheel at the cistern is crushed; then the dust [out of which God made man’s body] will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it. 6For there is a [b]proper time and [appropriate] procedure for every delight, Though mankind’s misery and trouble lies heavily upon him [who rebels against the king]. I say that this also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility)! 6For there is a [b]proper time and [appropriate] procedure for every delight, Though mankind’s misery and trouble lies heavily upon him [who rebels against the king]. 10So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness). A man’s wisdom illumines his face, And causes his stern face to beam. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). 16When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to see the activities [of mankind] that take place upon the earth--how some men seem to sleep neither day nor night-- I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). 14There is a meaningless and futile thing which is done on the earth: that is, there are righteous men whose gain is as though they were evil, and evil men whose gain is as though they were righteous. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness). I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). There is a time in which one man has exercised power over others to their detriment. And who knows the interpretation of a matter? There is a time in which one man has exercised power over others to their detriment. 2I counsel you to keep the command of the king because of the oath before God [by which you swore loyalty to him]. [a] 5 Lit time and judgment. 8There is no man who has power and authority over the wind to restrain the wind, Nor does he have authority over the day of death; There is no discharge [from service] during time of war, And evil will not rescue those who [actively seek to] practice it. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. Human nature is so tricky that it can deceive even one who is converted into taking the grace of God for granted. Ecclesiastes 9 9 1 FOR ALL this I took to heart, exploring and examining it all, how the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) and the wise and their works are in the hands of God. Ecclesiastes 4:7,8 Then I returned, and I saw vanity under the sun… there is. Ecclesiastes 8:5-8. 15Then I commended pleasure and enjoyment, because a man [without God] has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be merry, for this will stand by him in his toil through the days of his life which God has given him under the sun. [a] 5 Lit time and judgment. so wickedness will not release those who practice it. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. so 8:8 Or over the human spirit to retain it, / and so no one has power over the time of their death. There is a time in which one man has exercised power over others to their detriment. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, Nor is the ear filled with hearing. 2 I counsel you to keep the king's command, and that in regard to the oath of God [by which you swore to him loyalty]. Ecclesiastes 7: Ecclesiastes: ... 8 There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the breath of life, neither has he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in battle [against death], neither will wickedness deliver those who are its possessors and given to it. Nor does he have authority over the day of death; There is no discharge [from service] during time of war, And evil will not rescue those who [actively seek to] practice it. and who knoweth H3045 the interpretation H6592 of a thing? 8There is no man who has power and authority over the wind to restrain the wind, Nor does he have authority over the day of death; There is no discharge [from service] during time of war, And evil will not rescue those who [actively seek to] practice it. Ecclesiastes 8. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness). I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). Who knows the explanation of things?A person’s wisdom brightens their face    and changes its hard appearance. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). There is a time in which one man has exercised power over others to their detriment. 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. Ecclesiastes 1:3 Ecclesiastes expresses the view of the natural man whose interests are focused on vanishing pleasures and empty satisfactions. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. Is the king here the Creator God or an earthly king? 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. 16When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to see the activities [of mankind] that take place upon the earth--how some men seem to sleep neither day nor night-- 11 When the sentence for a crime is not quickly carried out, people’s hearts are filled with schemes to do wrong. 15Then I commended pleasure and enjoyment, because a man [without God] has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be merry, for this will stand by him in his toil through the days of his life which God has given him under the sun. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. 10So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. 10 So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. Contextual Overview 7 For oppression makes a wise man foolish, And a bribe corrupts the [good judgment of the] heart. 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. I say that this too is futility (meaningless, vain). 14There is a meaningless and futile thing which is done on the earth: that is, there are righteous men whose gain is as though they were evil, and evil men whose gain is as though they were righteous. Be aware! 4 Since a king’s word is supreme, who can say to him, “What are you doing?(B)”. 4For the word of a king is authoritative and powerful, And who will say to him, “What are you doing?” Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.(R). 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. 17and I saw all the work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work that is done under the sun. 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. 2 A wise man’s heart turns him toward the right [which is the way of blessing], but a fool’s heart turns him toward the left [which is the way of condemnation]. 15Then I commended pleasure and enjoyment, because a man [without God] has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be merry, for this will stand by him in his toil through the days of his life which God has given him under the sun. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. Ecclesiastes 8:1. Who knoweth the interpretation - pesher , a pure Chaldee word, found nowhere else in the Bible but in the Chaldee parts of Daniel. And who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man’s wisdom illumines his face, And causes his stern face to beam. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. 7 For oppression makes a wise man foolish, And a bribe corrupts the [good judgment of the] heart. Ecclesiastes 8 Ecclesiastes 8. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. 10 Then too, I saw the wicked buried(D)—those who used to come and go from the holy place and receive praise[c] in the city where they did this. Footnotes. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. 14There is a meaningless and futile thing which is done on the earth: that is, there are righteous men whose gain is as though they were evil, and evil men whose gain is as though they were righteous. For a wise heart will know the [a]proper time and [appropriate] procedure. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness). Do not join in a malevolent matter, for the king will do whatever he pleases. 4For the word of a king is authoritative and powerful, And who will say to him, “What are you doing?” 17and I saw all the work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work that is done under the sun. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness). 17and I saw all the work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work that is done under the sun. 16When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to see the activities [of mankind] that take place upon the earth--how some men seem to sleep neither day nor night-- Ecclesiastes 2 Ecclesiastes 4 Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 Amplified Bible (AMP) A Time for Everything 3 There is a season (a time appointed) for everything and a time for every delight and … 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. 16When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to see the activities [of mankind] that take place upon the earth--how some men seem to sleep neither day nor night-- 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. Do not join in a malevolent matter, for the king will do whatever he pleases. Though mankind’s misery and trouble lies heavily upon him [who rebels against the king]. Just because the penalty does not occur immediately does not mean it will not come. [a] 5 Lit time and judgment. 17and I saw all the work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work that is done under the sun. 10So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. A man’s wisdom illumines his face, And causes his stern face to beam. [a] 5 Lit time and judgment. 15Then I commended pleasure and enjoyment, because a man [without God] has no better thing under the sun than to eat and to drink and to be merry, for this will stand by him in his toil through the days of his life which God has given him under the sun. A person’s wisdom brightens their face and changes its hard appearance. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. 16When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to see the activities [of mankind] that take place upon the earth--how some men seem to sleep neither day nor night-- 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. 7For no one knows what will happen; So who can tell him how and when it will happen? 3Do not be in a hurry to get out of his presence. 6For there is a [b]proper time and [appropriate] procedure for every delight, Though mankind’s misery and trouble lies heavily upon him [who rebels against the king]. [a] 5 Lit time and judgment. [b] 6 Lit time and judgment. 9All this I have seen while applying my mind to every deed that is done under the sun. Ecclesiastes 8:1 Who is as the wise H2450 man? 16 Do not be excessively righteous [like those given to self-conceit], and do not be overly wise (pretentious)—why should you bring yourself to ruin? 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. 10So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. 17and I saw all the work of God, I concluded that man cannot discover the work that is done under the sun. And who will say to him, “What are you doing?”. The word qohelet appears seven times in Ecclesiastes (chap. 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. A man’s wisdom illumines his face, And causes his stern face to beam. 5Whoever keeps and observes a royal command will experience neither trouble nor misery; For a wise heart will know the [a]proper time and [appropriate] procedure. 12Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his life [seemingly] is prolonged [in spite of his wickedness], still I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who fear and worship Him openly [realizing His omnipresence and His power]. Even though man may labor in seeking, he will not discover; and [more than that], though a wise man thinks and claims he knows, he will not be able to find it out. 13But it will not be well for the evil man, nor will he lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God. 11Because the sentence against an evil act is not executed quickly, the hearts of the sons of men are fully set to do evil. There is a time when a man lords it over others to his own[b] hurt. 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