Listen to the Bible. Patience is better than pride! So how should we then live in the present? 27-28 This is my conclusion, says the Preacher. I saw the tears of the oppressed, with no one to comfort them. It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the … 2 You learn more at a funeral than at a feast— After all, that’s where we’ll end up. Ecclesiastes 7:1-29—The Bible in Living English by Stephen T. Byington. 6 For a fool’s compliment is as quickly gone as paper in fire, and it is silly to be impressed by it. 5 … than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 7. Why should you die before your time? . Finishing is better than starting. Select a Bible book and chapter to read. 156. 23 I have tried my best to be wise. Bible > BSB > Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7 ... 2 It is better to enter a house of mourning . than a house of feasting, since death is the end of every man, and the living should take this to heart. Everything Is Meaningless. Ecc 7:1 A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. The Living Bible, Large Print Red Letter Edition, Green Hardcover with Thumb Index, Living Bible: Large-Print, Green Padded Hardcover (indexed), Living Bible: Large Print, Green Padded Hardcover, The One Year Chronological Bible TLB - eBook, Living Bible: Large Print, TuTone Brown and Tan Imitation Leather. Ecclesiastes 7:14 Parallel. 2 Better to spend your time at funerals than at parties. I declared, “I will be wise,” but it didn’t work. For you are going to die, and it is a good thing to think about it while there is still time. After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. Don’t fight the facts of nature. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. Wesley's Notes on the Bible. Live Like You Are Dying- Ecclesiastes 2:12-26. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter, For when a face is sad a heart may be happy. Ecclesiastes 7 (New Living Translation) Genesis 3:20 (Read all of Genesis 3 ) Then the man - Adam - named his wife Eve , because she would be the mother of all who live . than to go to a house of feasting, for death w is the destiny x of everyone; the living should take this to heart. For you know how often you yourself curse others! I found one upright man among a thousand, but they have gone in search of many schemes.”. On the other hand, don’t be too wicked either—don’t be a fool! 7 The wise man is turned into a fool by a bribe; it destroys his understanding. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! 4 A wise person thinks a lot about death, whil no one who does what is right and never sins. Patience is better than pride! All rights reserved. after many days you may receive a return. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 5 It is better to be criticized by a wise man than to be praised by a fool! Font Size. They have no further reward, nor are they remembered. 166. 19 A wise man is stronger than the mayors of ten big cities! You may hear your servant cursing you! “Utterly meaningless! Jump to: Bible Study Tools; Parallel Bible Verse ; Bible Contextual Overview; Bible Cross-References; Gill's Bible Notes; Clarke's Bible Notes; Barnes' Bible Notes; Bible Study Resources. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the … 7. 2 All share a common destiny—the righteous and the wicked, the good and the bad, 9:2 Septuagint (Aquila), Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew does not have and the bad. Read the Bible New Living Translation Ecclesiastes 7. Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! Ecclesiastes 7 (New Living Translation) Genesis 4:21 (Read all of Genesis 4 ) His brother &# 039 ; s name was Jubal , the first of all who play the harp and flute . It is better to go to the house of weeping, than to go to the house of feasting; because that is the end of every man, and the living will take it to their ... Read verse in The Bible in Basic English Wisdom. Honor him in your youth before the evil years come—when you’ll no longer enjoy living. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. How does death affect our lives? 23 All this I tested by wisdom and I said. Ecclesiastes 7:2 "[It is] better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that [is] the end of all men; and the living will lay [it] to his heart." Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. Read verse in New Living Translation All rights reserved. 14 Enjoy prosperity whenever you can, and when hard times strike, realize that God gives one as well as the other—so that everyone will realize that nothing is certain in this life. 15-17 In this silly life I have seen everything, including the fact that some of the good die young and some of the wicked live on and on. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. All rights reserved worldwide. 19 Wisdom makes one wise person more powerful    than ten rulers in a city. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! Ecclesiastes 7 A good reputation is better than expensive perfume; and the day you die is better than the day you are born. Whoever fears God will avoid all extremes.[a]. and the day of death better than the day of birth. ◄ Ecclesiastes 7:7 ► STU XRF TSK COM LEX Verse (Click for Chapter) Why destroy yourself? 21-22 Don’t eavesdrop! 3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume,(A) and the day of death better than the day of birth. 11 Give generously, for your gifts will return to you later. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. Ecclesiastes 7. And the day you die is better than the day you are born. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. For you are going to die, and it is a good thing to think about it while there is still time. For it is not wise to ask such questions. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Wisdom is as good as an inheritance, an advantage to those who see the sun. 20 And there is not a single man in all the earth who is always good and never sins. Your death date tells more than your birth date. Finishing is better than starting. Ecclesiastes 12:7 ... Font Size. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for by sadness of face the heart is made glad. Invest in Many Ventures. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. 1 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living ... Read verse in King James Version w/ Apocrypha Ecclesiastes 7 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth . Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Ecclesiastes 12:7. We might discover something from it. Wisdom. 4 A wise person thinks a lot about death, while a fool thinks only about having a good time. # 7:18 Or … 26 I find more bitter than death    the woman who is a snare,whose heart is a trap    and whose hands are chains.The man who pleases God will escape her,    but the sinner she will ensnare. Step by step I came to this result after researching in every direction: One tenth of one percent of the men I interviewed could be said to be wise, but not one woman! For you are going to die, and it is a good thing to think about it while there is still time. Tragedy Being Content Smiling grieving. Bible search for Ecclesiastes 7 in New Living Translation (English) Ecclesiastes 1:1-18 . Ecclesiastes 7 1 A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. Ecclesiastes 7:10. January 17, 2021; Alex Chapman; Ecclesiastes; The problem of death is a universal problem: we will all die. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. Why destroy yourself? Ecclesiastes 7:8 Finishing is better than starting. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. Consider - Consider that it is God's hand, and therefore submit to it: consider also why God sends it, for what sins, and with what design. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. ALL. Ecclesiastes 7. 1. the clean and the unclean, … 27 “Look,” says the Teacher,[b] “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 among them all.29 This only have I found:    God created mankind upright,    but they have gone in search of many schemes.”. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. 14 Enjoy prosperity whenever you can, and when hard times strike, realize that God gives one as well as the other—so that everyone will realize that nothing is certain in this life. 16 So don’t be too good or too wise! 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool,    and a bribe corrupts the heart. 25 I searched everywhere, determined to find wisdom and the reason for things . 24 Wisdom is far away and very difficult to find. Ecclesiastes 7 – Trying to Find a Better Way A. New Living Translation Update. On the other hand, don’t be too wicked either—don’t be a fool! 7:14 Be joyful - Enjoy God's favours with thankfulness. ECCLES 7:2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. Don’t be a fool! but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. 3-7 For what does a man get for all his hard work? 25 I searched everywhere, determined to find wisdom and the reason for things . ECCLES 7:2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning,    and patience is better than pride.9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit,    for anger resides in the lap of fools. 7 A good reputation is better than a fat bank account. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, 12 she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Wisdom for Life. 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—. at which they toil under the sun? 3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. 18 Pay attention to these instructions, for anyone who fears God will avoid both extremes. 26 A prostitute[b] is more bitter than death. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. 한국어 | Korean Living Bible (KLB) 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Simplified) (CCB) 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional) (CCBT) 日本語 | Japanese Contemporary Bible (JCB) New International Version. Commentary. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume,    and the day of death better than the day of birth.2 It is better to go to a house of mourning    than to go to a house of feasting,for death is the destiny of everyone;    the living should take this to heart.3 Frustration is better than laughter,    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.5 It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person    than to listen to the song of fools.6 Like the crackling of thorns under the pot,    so is the laughter of fools. Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. 15 In this meaningless life of mine I have seen both of these: the righteous perishing in their righteousness,    and the wicked living long in their wickedness.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?18 It is good to grasp the one    and not let go of the other. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. Ecc 7:1. Ecclesiastes 11 Living Bible (TLB). Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. 20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous,    no one who does what is right and never sins. 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”    For it is not wise to ask such questions. After all, everyone dies— Living Bible (TLB). Patience is better than pride. 18 Tackle every task that comes along, and if you fear God, you can expect his blessing. 26 A prostitute[b] is more bitter than death. Ecclesiastes 7. 3 If clouds are full of water,. 12 Don’t let the excitement of being young cause you to forget about your Creator. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. 2. 19 Because Joseph, her husband to be, 13 was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her 14 privately. 20 When he had contemplated this, an 15 … Ecclesiastes 7:5 Context. 7 For then the dust will … Everything Is Meaningless. 11 To be wise is as good as being rich; in fact, it is better. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). Actually, we have this reversed. that many times you yourself have cursed others. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume,. 8 Finishing is better than starting! 1 The author: Solomon [] of Jerusalem, King David’s son, “The Preacher.” 2 In my opinion, nothing is worthwhile; everything is futile. NIV: ESV: NASB: KJV: HCSB: 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. God also - Hath wisely ordained, that prosperity and adversity should succeed one another. A (A)good name is better than a good ointment,And the (B)day of one’s death is better than the day of one’s birth. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). “I am determined to be wise”—    but this was beyond me.24 Whatever exists is far off and most profound—    who can discover it?25 So I turned my mind to understand,    to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of thingsand to understand the stupidity of wickedness    and the madness of folly. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. 7 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. to prove to myself the wickedness of folly and that foolishness is madness. 2 Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight;. (1-4) Better in life and death. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing    and benefits those who see the sun.12 Wisdom is a shelter    as money is a shelter,but the advantage of knowledge is this:    Wisdom preserves those who have it. 10 Don’t long for “the good old days,” for you don’t know whether they were any better than these! 29 And I found that though God has made men upright, each has turned away to follow his own downward road. 13 See the way God does things and fall into line. Ecclesiastes: Living Wisely Under the Sun. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, ... and the wicked living long in their wickedness. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! 4 Yes, a wise man thinks much of death, while the fool thinks only of having a good time now. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. [a] Who can straighten what he has made crooked? Ecclesiastes 7:3 It is better to go to a house of sorrow than to go to a house of much eating. 3 When the clouds are heavy, the rains come down; when a tree falls, whether south or north, the die is cast, for there it lies. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. Most Popular Bible Verses in Ecclesiastes 7. . Ecclesiastes 7 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Verse Concepts. So don’t be too good or too wise! than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 11 To be wise is as good as being rich; in fact, it is better. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 7 A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. 한국어 | Korean Living Bible (KLB) 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Simplified) (CCB) 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional) (CCBT) 日本語 | Japanese Contemporary Bible (JCB) New International Version. 21-22 Don’t eavesdrop! 7. [a] Who can straighten what he has made crooked? Ecclesiastes 7:2 Living Bible (TLB) 2 It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. Wisdom for Life 1A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. 2 It will be too late then to try to remember him when the sun and light and moon and stars are dim to your old eyes, and there is no silver lining left among your clouds. 3 But most fortunate of all are those who are not yet born. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume, u. and the day of death better than the day of birth. 3 Frustration is better than laughter, y. because a sad face is good for the heart. Patience is better than pride. v. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning . The day one dies is better than the day he is born! ... :2 Commentaries • Ecclesiastes 7:2 Bible Apps • Ecclesiastes 7:2 Biblia Paralela • Ecclesiastes 7:2 Chinese Bible • Ecclesiastes 7:2 French Bible • Ecclesiastes 7:2 German Bible 8 Finishing is better than starting! 15-17 In this silly life I have seen everything, including the fact that some of the good die young and some of the wicked live on and on. Ecclesiastes 6 Ecclesiastes 8 Ecclesiastes 7 New International Version (NIV) Wisdom. 4 A wise person thinks a lot about death, while a fool thinks only about having a good time. 27-28 This is my conclusion, says the Preacher. Tools. The living at least know they will die, but the dead know nothing. It is better to go to the house of mourning.] Ecclesiastes 7:1–9:18 Wisdom. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 23 I have tried my best to be wise. This too is meaningless. 13 See the way God does things and fall into line. For you know how often you yourself curse others! Try it free for 30 days. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 7 A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. to prove to myself the wickedness of folly and that foolishness is madness. 9 Don’t be quick-tempered—that is being a fool. 12 You can get anything by either wisdom or money, but being wise has many advantages. Why destroy yourself? 3 Frustration is better than laughter, because a sad face is good for the heart. Verse Concepts. Ecclesiastes 7:1-29 . Benefits Of Sadness Sadness Depression Joy And Happiness. Ecclesiastes 7:12. It is better to go to a house of sorrow than to go to a house of much eating. We rejoice when someone is born, and mourn when they die. Patience is better than pride. 2 It is better to enter a house of mourning . and the wicked living long in their wickedness. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. It is better to go to a house of mourningThan to go to a house of feasting,Because (a)that is the (C)end of every man,And the living (b)(D)takes it to (c)heart. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. 24 Wisdom is far away and very difficult to find. A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of one's death than the day of one's birth. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. Bible search for Ecclesiastes 7 in New Living Translation (English) What are the benefits of creating an account? 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. 5 It is better to be criticized by a wise man than to be praised by a fool! And the day you die is better than the day you are born. So don’t be too good or too wise! 1 The words of the Teacher, 1:1 Or the leader of the assembly; also in verses 2 and 12 son of David, king in Jerusalem:. 2 It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. 18 Tackle every task that comes along, and if you fear God, you can expect his blessing. you do not know what disaster may come upon the land. the righteous perishing in their righteousness. A good name is better than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s birth; Better to go to the house of mourning Than to go to the house of feasting, For that is the end of all men; 2 It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 15 I have seen everything in this meaningless life, including the death of good young people and the long life of wicked people. and the day of death better than the day of birth. Ecclesiastes 7 7 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. The Value of Wisdom. Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. Ecc 7:1 - A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. Details Watch Life in a Brave New World- Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:11. Who can straighten    what he has made crooked?14 When times are good, be happy;    but when times are bad, consider this:God has made the one    as well as the other.Therefore, no one can discover    anything about their future. After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. Read the Bible New Life Version Ecclesiastes 7:2. Ecclesiastes 3:15 God brings to pass again what was in the distant past and disappeared, literally, “God seeks what has been driven away.” Everything is meaningless.” 3 What do people gain from all their labors. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. I declared, “I will be wise,” but it didn’t work. 19 A wise man is stronger than the mayors of ten big cities! Step by step I came to this result after researching in every direction: One tenth of one percent of the men I interviewed could be said to be wise, but not one woman! 3 Crying is better than laughing. Why die before your time? 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and one’s day of death is better than his day of birth. 2 Better to spend your time at funerals than at parties. A Common Destiny for All. Ecclesiastes 7 (New Living Translation) Genesis 3:20 (Read all of Genesis 3 ) Then the man - Adam - named his wife Eve , because she would be the mother of all who live . Wisdom. . Ecclesiastes 12 Living Bible (TLB). 21 Do not pay attention to every word people say,    or you may hear your servant cursing you—22 for you know in your heart    that many times you yourself have cursed others. because a sad face is good for the heart. Bible > NLT > Ecclesiastes 7 ... After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 7Living Bible (TLB) 7 A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. Ecclesiastes 7:3. 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. Meaningless!” says the Teacher. Wisdom. Ecclesiastes 1 Living Bible (TLB). Ecclesiastes 7:2 [It is] better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that [is] the end of all men; and the living will lay [it] to his heart.. Ver. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! Verse. Birth brings a lifetime of problems that we must deal with. Don’t fight the facts of nature. 29 And I found that though God has made men upright, each has turned away to follow his own downward road. Bible search for Ecclesiastes 7:15 in New Living Translation (English) Generations come and go, but it makes no difference. 10 Don’t long for “the good old days,” for you don’t know whether they were any better than these! 4 Yes, a wise man thinks much of death, while the fool thinks only of having a good time now. Ecclesiastes 7:1. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Ecclesiastes 3:14 God’s purpose in this is that man should fear the all-powerful God, implied. 2 It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. Ecclesiastes 7. 4 If you wait for perfect conditions, you will never get anything done. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for this is the end of all mankind, and the living will lay it to heart. Ecclesiastes 7. Bible > Ecclesiastes > Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7 Parallel Chapters. Better to go unto a house of mourning, Than to go unto a house of banqueting, For that is the end of all men, And the living layeth it unto his heart. 2 Better to … For this is the end of all men, and the living takes it to heart. It is better to spend your time at … Bible Gateway Plus puts a library of commentaries and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. Ecclesiastes 7 A good name is better than oil of great price, and the day of death than the day of birth. May it please God that you escape from her, but sinners don’t evade her snares. Why should you die before your time? Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. (E)Sorrow is better than laughter,For (F)when a face is sad a heart may be happy. Ecclesiastes 7:3. Don't have an account? Ecclesiastes 6 Ecclesiastes 8 Ecclesiastes 7 The Message (MSG) Don’t Take Anything for Granted. S 2Ch 6:36; S Job 4:17; S Pr 20:9; Ro 3:12. 20 And there is not a single man in all the earth who is always good and never sins. Ecclesiastes 7 [[[[[ECCLES 7:1 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 Divide your gifts among many, [] for in the days ahead you yourself may need much help. May it please God that you escape from her, but sinners don’t evade her snares. Paragraph. Ecclesiastes 7. 1 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. Read the Bible New Revised Standard Ecclesiastes 7:11. And the day you die is better than the day you are born. Bible > BSB > Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7 Berean Study Bible: Par The Value of Wisdom. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for this is the end of all mankind, and the living will lay it to heart. Looking at life through better and worse. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. ... After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 7 A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. You may hear your servant cursing you! And the day you die is better than the day you are born. And the day you die is better than the day you are born. It is better to go to a home where there is mourning than to one where there is a party, because the living should always remind themselv... Read verse in Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. 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