The Holy Bible (KJV) _ Ecclesiastes 7





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Published on Jul 1, 2010

(Ecclesiastes 7:1) A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.

(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.

(Ecclesiastes 7:3) Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.

(Ecclesiastes 7:4) The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.

(Ecclesiastes 7:5) It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

(Ecclesiastes 7:6) For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

(Ecclesiastes 7:7) Surely oppression maketh a wise man mad; and a gift destroyeth the heart.

(Ecclesiastes 7:8) Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

(Ecclesiastes 7:9) Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.

(Ecclesiastes 7:10) Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this.

(Ecclesiastes 7:11) Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.

(Ecclesiastes 7:12) For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

(Ecclesiastes 7:13) Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked?

(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.

(Ecclesiastes 7:15) 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 7:16) Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?

(Ecclesiastes 7:17) Be not over much wicked, neither be thou foolish: why shouldest thou die before thy time?

(Ecclesiastes 7:18) 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.

(Ecclesiastes 7:19) Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.

(Ecclesiastes 7:20) For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

(Ecclesiastes 7:21) Also take no heed unto all words that are spoken; lest thou hear thy servant curse thee:

(Ecclesiastes 7:22) For oftentimes also thine own heart knoweth that thou thyself likewise hast cursed others.

(Ecclesiastes 7:23) All this have I proved by wisdom: I said, I will be wise; but it was far from me.

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