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Sages invest themselves in hurt and grieving. Search as hard as you like, you’re not going to make sense of it. And gives gentleness to words and manners. a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed. 9 All this I observed as I tried my best to understand all that’s going on in this world. The Message. Read verse in The Message Bible Ecclesiastes 8:6 Yes, there's a right time and way for everything, even though, unfortunately, we miss it for the most part. 10 One time I saw wicked men given a solemn burial in holy ground. Because the sentence against evil deeds is.. Ecclesiastes 8:9. More smoke. 8 There’s nothing better than being wise,Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life.Wisdom puts light in the eyes,And gives gentleness to words and manners. 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. Read verse in The Message Bible 5 Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment. Don’t worryingly second-guess your orders or try to back out when the task is unpleasant. and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? 7 For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be? Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. 2 Do what your king commands; you gave a sacred oath of obedience. ... 8 No one can control the wind or lock it in a box. Because the sentence against evil deeds is so long in coming, people in general think they can get by with murder. Ask a Question Got a Bible related Question? The meaning is, “He who obeys the commandment (i. e., the word of the king, Ecclesiastes 8:4), will not be an accomplice in any act of rebellion; and if he be a wise man he discerns (literally knows) that the king‘s commandment or action is liable to correction, if it be wrong, in God‘s time and by God‘s judgment.” 12 1-2 Honor and enjoy your Creator while you’re still young, Before the years take their toll and your vigor wanes, Before your vision dims and the world blurs And the winter years keep you close to the fire. The king has the last word. What would be some hints for memorizing Scripture? No one who does evil can be saved by evil. Don't worryingly second-guess your orders or try to back out when the task is unpleasant. No one has any say-so regarding the day of death. Don't worryingly second-guess your orders or try to back out when the task is unpleasant. And gives gentleness to words and manners. Indeed. 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. It’s smoke. It blotches the face but it scours the heart. Indeed. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. There is a time when a man lords it over others to his own [] hurt. Be endangered - Rather: “cut himself.” When the people returned to the city, they delivered flowery eulogies - and in the very place where wicked acts were done by those very men! 14 Here’s something that happens all the time and makes no sense at all: Good people get what’s coming to the wicked, and bad people get what’s coming to the good. You’re serving his pleasure, not yours. Read the Bible. and changes its hard appearance. Indeed. 2 I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment, and that in regard of the oath of God. 15 Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. What was the sin of Sodom (Genesis 19:8)? 8 There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it. No one who does evil can be saved by evil. Learn more about The Message Don’t worryingly second-guess your orders or try to back out when the task is unpleasant. Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. Ecclesiastes 8:11 ecause the sentence against evil deeds is so long in coming, people in general think they can get by with murder. Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. Who dares say to him, “What are you doing?” Carrying out orders won’t hurt you a bit; the wise person obeys promptly and accurately. I tell you, this makes no sense. Ecclesiastes Chapter 2 - MSG. a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed. THE MESSAGE; Ecclesiastes; Chapter 8; Read the Bible THE MESSAGE Ecclesiastes 8:8. Ecclesiastes 8:7. This too is meaningless. When the people returned to the city, they delivered flowery eulogies—and in the very place where wicked acts were done by those very men! You learn more at a funeral than at a feast— After all, that’s where we’ll end up. 1 There's nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. You’re serving his pleasure, not yours. 16-17 When I determined to load up on wisdom and examine everything taking place on earth, I realized that if you keep your eyes open day and night without even blinking, you’ll still never figure out the meaning of what God is doing on this earth. 10 One time I saw wicked men given a solemn burial in holy ground. 16 When I applied mine heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes:). When the people returned to the city, they delivered flowery eulogies—and in the very place where wicked acts were done by those very men! We might discover something from it. The king has the last word. No matter how many days he lives, they’ll all be as flat and colorless as a shadow—because he doesn’t fear God. Who dares say to him, “What are you doing?” The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language - Unabridged Audiobook on 66 CDs in a Carrying Case, Message Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan, The Message Bible--soft leather-look, sky blue, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Imitation Leather, Coral. 3 Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him. Yes, there’s a right time and way for everything, even though, unfortunately, we miss it for the most part. It gets its start in a mist and ends up in the dark—unnamed. Ecclesiastes 8. 2-7 Do what your king commands; you gave a sacred oath of obedience. 1:2). The only earthly good men and women can look forward to is to eat and drink well and have a good time—compensation for the struggle for survival these few years God gives us on earth. Don’t worryingly second-guess your orders or try to back out when the task is unpleasant. Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Ecclesiastes 3 The Message (MSG) There’s a Right Time for Everything 3 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2-8 A right time for birth and another for death, 8 There’s nothing better than being wise,Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life.Wisdom puts light in the eyes,And gives gentleness to words and manners. Font Size. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. Ask Us! Ecclesiastes 8 The Message Bible << Ecclesiastes 7 | Ecclesiastes 8 | Ecclesiastes 9 >> 8 1 here's nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. NIV 1 Who is like the wise? Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. No matter how smart you are, you won’t get to the bottom of it. 3-5 Say a couple have scores of children and live a long, long life but never enjoy themselves—even though they end up with a big funeral! You’re serving his pleasure, not yours. I’d say that a stillborn baby gets the better deal. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 MSG - There’s a Right Time for Everything - Bible Gateway. More smoke. Last Week's Top Questions . No one has any say-so regarding the day of death. Ecclesiastes 8:8 No one can control the wind or lock it in a box. No one can stop a battle in its tracks. 11 Because the sentence against evil deeds is so long in coming, people in general think they can get by with murder. 8 No one can control the wind or lock it in a box.No one has any say-so regarding the day of death.No one can stop a battle in its tracks.No one who does evil can be saved by evil. More smoke. The Message; Ecclesiastes 8 ... Ecclesiastes 8. As long as men and women have the power to hurt each other, this is the way it is. Yes, there’s a right time and way for everything, even though, unfortunately, we miss it for the most part. Who knows the explanation of things? It’s smoke. No one can control the wind or lock it in a box. No matter how smart you are, you won’t get to the bottom of it. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. The king has the last word. It's smoke. Those Who Fear God Will Do Well - One time I saw wicked men given a solemn burial in holy ground. No one has any say-so regarding the day of death. Ecclesiastes 10:9. MSG Ecclesiastes 8 1 There’s nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Ecclesiastes 8:14: Here's something that happens all the time and makes no sense at all: Good people get what's coming to the wicked, and bad people get what's coming to the good. Ecclesiastes 12. Who’s around to tell us? No one has any say-so regarding the day of death. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Because, therefore - , Or, as in Ecclesiastes 8:7, “for.” The possibility of God‘s time and judgment being in opposition to a king‘s purpose or commandment Ecclesiastes 8:5, suggests the thought that such discord is a misery (evil, Ecclesiastes 6:1) common to man (or, mankind). Your death date tells more than your birth date. 6 Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him. 10 Then too, I saw the wicked buried —those who used to come and go from the holy place and receive praise [] in the city where they did this. 2 Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God. 2 I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment, and that in regard of the oath of God. The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. 1 3 There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: 2–8 A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap, A right time to kill and another to heal, A right time to destroy and another to construct, There's nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. 12 Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: 13 But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God. Ecclesiastes 8 Keep the King's Command. 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 farther; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it. 2 Do what your king commands; you gave a sacred oath of obedience. There’s a Right Time for Everything. 12-13 Even though a person sins and gets by with it hundreds of times throughout a long life, I’m still convinced that the good life is reserved for the person who fears God, who lives reverently in his presence, and that the evil person will not experience a “good” life. It’s true that no one knows what’s going to happen, or when. “Vanity of vanities! Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. Get an Answer. Read verse in The Message Bible It sees nothing … Ecclesiastes 8 King James Version (KJV) 8 Who is as the wise man? 16-17 When I determined to load up on wisdom and examine everything taking place on earth, I realized that if you keep your eyes open day and night without even blinking, you’ll still never figure out the meaning of what God is doing on this earth. 9 All this I observed as I tried my best to understand all that’s going on in this world. 12-13 Even though a person sins and gets by with it hundreds of times throughout a long life, I’m still convinced that the good life is reserved for the person who fears God, who lives reverently in his presence, and that the evil person will not experience a “good” life. Ecclesiastes 8 1 here's nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Ecclesiastes 8:7-9 The Message (MSG) No One Can Control the Wind. I tell you, this makes no sense. 8 No one can control the wind or lock it in a box.No one has any say-so regarding the day of death.No one can stop a battle in its tracks.No one who does evil can be saved by evil. 2-7 Do what your king commands; you gave a sacred oath of obedience. 14 There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity. Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. No one can stop a battle … Questions. Update. Ecclesiastes 8:1 - 9. 11 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. I tell you, this makes no sense. All is vanity,” declares the Preacher, echoing the cries of many who have seen, experienced, and recognized the dreadful fallenness of our world (Eccles. Wisdom puts light in the eyes, And gives gentleness to words and manners. It’s true that no one knows what’s going to happen, or when. 1 Who is like the wise? 11 Because the sentence against evil deeds is so long in coming, people in general think they can get by with murder. It’s s | The Message (MSG) | Download the Bible App now. Do what your king commands; you gave a sacred oath of obedience. No one who does evil can be saved by evil. Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Ecclesiastes 8:14 Here’s something that happens all the time and makes no sense at all: Good people get what’s coming to the wicked, and bad people get what’s coming to the good. Don’t Take Anything for Granted - A good reputation is better than a fat bank account. 15 So, I’m all for just going ahead and having a good time—the best possible. I tell you, this makes no sense. Search as hard as you like, you’re not going to make sense of it. Obey the King. Ecclesiastes 8:1 MSG There’s nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Ask a Question. 15 So, I’m all for just going ahead and having a good time—the best possible. Ecclesiastes 10:8. Ecclesiastes 8 The Message (MSG) 8 There’s nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Who dares say to him, “What are you doing?” Carrying out orders won’t hurt you a bit; the wise person obeys promptly and accurately. There’s nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. Who knows the explanation of things? 4 Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou? The only earthly good men and women can look forward to is to eat and drink well and have a good time—compensation for the struggle for survival these few years God gives us on earth. Ecclesiastes 8. 8 Who is as the wise man? 14 Here’s something that happens all the time and makes no sense at all: Good people get what’s coming to the wicked, and bad people get what’s coming to the good. Who’s around to tell us? Ecclesiastes 8:1-17. The Global Message of Ecclesiastes Life in a Broken World. Learn More About The Message No matter how many days he lives, they’ll all be as flat and colorless as a shadow—because he doesn’t fear God. Crying is better than laughing. 3 Do not be in a hurry to leave the king’s presence. 2-7 Do what your king commands; you gave a sacred oath of obedience. Breaketh an hedge - Rather: “breaks through a wall.” Serpent - The habit of snakes is to nestle in a chink of a wall, or among stones (compare Amos 5:19). MSG 1 here's nothing better than being wise, Knowing how to interpret the meaning of life. 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