Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.

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Bible References

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Ecclesiastes 3:12
I know that there is nothing better for them, than to rejoice, and to do good as long as they live.
Ecclesiastes 5:18
Behold, that which I have seen to be good and to be fitting is [for a man] to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor in which he labors under the sun all the days of his life which God has given him, for this is his p
Ecclesiastes 8:15
Then I commended joy, because a man has no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be cheerful. For that shall abide with him in his labor [all] the days of his life which God has given him under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart, for God has already accepted thy works.
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes. But know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgmen
Deuteronomy 12:12
And ye shall rejoice before LORD your God, ye, and your sons, and your daughters, and your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and the Levite who is within your gates--inasmuch as he has no portion nor inheritance with you.
Nehemiah 8:10
Then he said to them, Go your way, eat fat things, and drink sweet things, and send portions to him for whom nothing is prepared. For this day is holy to our LORD; neither be ye grieved, for the joy of LORD is your strength.
Acts 14:17
although he did not leave himself without evidence, doing good and giving you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts of food and gladness.
1 Timothy 6:17
Command the rich in the present age not to be arrogant, nor hope in the uncertainty of wealth, but in the living God, who supplies us all things abundantly for enjoyment,

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Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor. [It] is the gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 5:19
Every man also to whom God has given riches and wealth, and has given him power to eat of it, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labor--this is the gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 6:2
A man to whom God gives riches, wealth, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to eat of it, but an alien eats it. This is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Malachi 2:2
If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, says LORD of hosts, then I will send the curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings. Yea, I have cursed them already, because ye do not lay it
Luke 12:19
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou have many goods laid up for many years. Take thine ease, eat, drink, be merry.

General references

Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor. [It] is the gift of God.
1 Timothy 6:8
but having food and covering we will be content with these.