Many a godly man can with thankfulness acknowledge that he has found a prudent, virtuous woman in the wife of his bosom; but those men who have gone in Solomon's track, cannot expect to find one. Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions. 8 Better is the ende of a thing then the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better then the proude in spirit. 27 Behold, this have I found, saith the preacher, counting one by one, to find out the account: 28 Which yet my soul seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found. Ecclesiastes 7 KJV. Every true believer is ready to say, God be merciful to me a sinner. 19 Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city. 7. for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. How was he likely to find such a one among those he had collected? What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun. Ecclesiastes 7 The Contrast of Wisdom and Folly. 2 ¶ It is better to goe to the house of mourning, then to goe to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men, and the liuing will lay it to his heart. 9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. 19 Wisedome strengtheneth the wise, more then ten mightie men which are in the citie. The laughter of a fool is soon gone, the end of his mirth is heaviness.7-10 The event of our trials and difficulties is often better than at first we thought. Ecclesiastes 7 7 A a good b name is better than precious b ointment; and c the day of death than the day of one’s birth. Site Resources. 1 A Good name is better then precious ointment: and the day of death, then the day of ones birth. 90:12) heart. / Ecclesiastes 7:2: It is better to go to the house of mourning 13 Consider the worke of God: for who can make that straight, which hee hath made crooked? If one misjudges in the manner of the paradox described here and therefore reacts wrongly, the effect could lead to one of two possible spiritual extremes. He alone who constantly aims to please God, can expect to escape; the careless sinner probably will fall to rise no more. When any harm is done to us, examine whether we have not done as bad to others.23-29 Solomon, in his search into the nature and reason of things, had been miserably deluded. Bible Gateway Recommends. Ecclesiastes 7:15–29 15 All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness. Ecclesiastes 7 - KJV & NIV > « » King James Version New Internation Version. 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. 1 A Good name is better then precious ointment: and the day of death, then the day of ones birth. Be not desirous to know what people say; if they speak well of thee, it will feed thy pride, if ill, it will stir up thy passion. 22 For often times also thine owne heart knoweth, that thou thy selfe likewise hast cursed others. Ecclesiastes 7:1: A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. Let us look upon the disposal of our condition as the work of God, and at last all will appear to have been for the best. If any of them had been well disposed, their situation would tend to render them all nearly of the same character. In Luke 11:24-26, Jesus uses the illustration of an empty house, "swept and put in order," but what fills it makes a great deal of difference in terms of it "end." Questions. Be not long angry; though anger may come into the bosom of a wise man, it passes through it as a way-faring man; it dwells only in the bosom of fools. 9 Be not hastie in thy spirit to bee angry: for anger resteth in the bosome of fooles. It is folly to cry out upon the badness of our times, when we have more reason to cry out for the badness of our own hearts; and even in these times we enjoy many mercies. (1-6) Concerning oppression, anger, and discontent. 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 d lay it to his heart. Historical Writings. It shelters from the storms and scorching heat of trouble. 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. He now discovered more than ever the evil of the great sin of which he had been guilty, the loving many strange women, 1Ki 11:1|. 6 For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity. Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. 27 Behold, this haue I found (saith the Preacher) counting one by one to finde out the account: 28 Which yet my soule seeketh, but I finde not: one man among a thousand haue I found, but a woman among all those haue I not found. Ecclesiastes 7. 14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him. Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 7 KJV by role, released 19 January 2015 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, For by a sad countenance the heart is made better. Be not soon angry, nor quick in resenting an affront. 8 Better [is] the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: [and] the patient in spirit [is] better than the proud in spirit. 18 It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from this withdraw not thine hand: for he that feareth God shall come forth of them all. 20 For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Let us bless Him for Jesus Christ, and seek his grace, that we may be numbered with his chosen people.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. He traces up all the streams of actual transgression to the fountain. 8 Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Many who will not be wrought upon by the fear of God, and the dread of hell, will avoid sins which ruin their health and estate, and expose to public justice. BibleServer ist für mich ein absolut wertvolles Tool. Get an Answer. 4:2 birth; 2 Better to go to the house of mourning. Ecclesiastes 7:10 wisdom life. But he here speaks with godly sorrow. Ecclesiastes 7 The Contrast of Wisdom and Folly. Ecclesiastes 7:15-22. 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. Be not soon angry, nor quick in resenting an affront. Surely it is better to be patient in spirit, than to be proud and hasty. Surely it is better to be patient in spirit, than to be proud and hasty. 17 Be not ouermuch wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time? Ecclesiastes 7 King James Version 1 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one' birth. Be not desirous to know what people say; if they speak well of thee, it will feed thy pride, if ill, it will stir up thy passion. 7 A good name* is better than good oil,+ and the day of death is better than the day of birth. 9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. Ecclesiastes 7:1 A good name H8034 is better H2896 than precious H2896 ointment; H8081 and the day H3117 of death H4194 than the day H3117 of one's birth H3205 . The laughter of a fool is soon gone, the end of his mirth is heaviness.7-10 The event of our trials and difficulties is often better than at first we thought. 3 What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? The book contains philosophical speeches by a character called '(the) Qoheleth' (="the Teacher"), composed probably between 5th to 2nd century BCE. Ecclesiastes 7:8-10. Main Index: King James Version. Ecclesiastes 7 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. + Text Size —. One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever. King James Version (KJV) Many who will not be wrought upon by the fear of God, and the dread of hell, will avoid sins which ruin their health and estate, and expose to public justice. Wealth will not lengthen out the natural life; but true wisdom will give spiritual life, and strengthen men for services under their sufferings. Not Yet a Member? Ecclesiastes 7:16-22 can help to solve the riddle of verse 15. 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. Retail: $39.99. 22:1 good name is better than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s # Eccl. Ecclesiastes - KJV > Ecclesiastes 1; Ecclesiastes 2; Ecclesiastes 3; Ecclesiastes 4; Ecclesiastes 5; Ecclesiastes 6; Ecclesiastes 7; Ecclesiastes 8; Ecclesiastes 9; Ecclesiastes 10; Ecclesiastes 11; Ecclesiastes 12; Most Popular Verses « » King James Version (KJV) NIV KJV ESV NKJV. Many a godly man can with thankfulness acknowledge that he has found a prudent, virtuous woman in the wife of his bosom; but those men who have gone in Solomon's track, cannot expect to find one. He now discovered more than ever the evil of the great sin of which he had been guilty, the loving many strange women, 1Ki 11:1|. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning: but the heart of fooles is in the house of mirth. Language Tools. Ecclesiastes 7:15-18. Personal Resources. The Holy Bible - Ecclesiastes Chapter 7 (King James Version) - Ecclesiastes 7 Kjv - Ecclesiastes Chapter 7: 1A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s birth; 2 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 take it to heart. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? What does it mean in 1 John 3:2 that "when He appears we shall be like Him?" Wealth will not lengthen out the natural life; but true wisdom will give spiritual life, and strengthen men for services under their sufferings. 17 Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time? 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