Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

yea also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, it is the gift of God.

New American Standard Bible

moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor--it is the gift of God.

King James Version

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.

Holman Bible

It is also the gift of God whenever anyone eats, drinks, and enjoys all his efforts.

International Standard Version

moreover, every person should eat, drink, and enjoy the benefits of everything that he undertakes, since it is a gift from God.

A Conservative Version

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor. [It] is the gift of God.

American Standard Version

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.

Amplified

And also that every man should eat and drink and enjoy the good of all his labor -- "it is the gift of God.

Bible in Basic English

And for every man to take food and drink, and have joy in all his work, is a reward from God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And also that every man should eat and drink and enjoy the good of all his labour; it is the gift of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And also every man shall eat and drink, and see the good in all his labor; it is the gift of God.

King James 2000

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And for anyone to eat and drink, that is, {to enjoy the fruit of all his toil}, this also is a gift of God.

Modern King James verseion

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For all that a man eateth and drinketh, yea whatsoever a man enjoyeth of all his labor, the same is a gift of God.

NET Bible

and also that everyone should eat and drink, and find enjoyment in all his toil, for these things are a gift from God.

New Heart English Bible

Also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Though indeed, that any man should eat and drink, and see blessedness, in all his toil, it is, the gift of God.

Webster

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.

World English Bible

Also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

yea, even every man who eateth and hath drunk and seen good by all his labour, it is a gift of God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

and enjoy
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

it is the gift
מתּת 
Mattath 
Usage: 6

References

Context Readings

No One Understands God's Mysterious Plan

12 I know that there is nothing good for them but to rejoice and to do well in their life; 13 yea also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, it is the gift of God. 14 I know that whatever God doeth, it shall be for ever; there is nothing to be added to it, nor anything to be taken from it; and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 2:24

There is nothing good for man, but 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.

Deuteronomy 28:30-31

Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not eat of it.

Deuteronomy 28:47-48

Because thou servedst not Jehovah thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of everything,

Judges 6:3-6

For whenever the Israelites put in seed the Mid'ianites and the Amal'ekites and the people of the East would come up and attack them;

Psalm 128:2

For thou shalt eat the labour of thy hands; happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-20

Behold what I have seen good and comely: it is to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labour wherewith man laboureth under the sun, all the days of his life which God hath given him: for that is his portion.

Ecclesiastes 6:2

one to whom God giveth riches, wealth, and honour, and he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and a sore evil.

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.

Isaiah 65:21-23

And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit thereof:

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