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Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

Bible References


Ecclesiastes 3:11
Everything, hath he made beautiful in its own time, - also, intelligence, hath he put in their heart, without which men could not find out the work which God hath wrought, from the beginning even unto the end.
Ecclesiastes 2:10
and, nothing that mine eyes asked, withheld I from them, - I did not keep back my heart from any gladness, for, my heart, obtained gladness out of all my toil, and so, this, was my portion, out of all my toil.
Ecclesiastes 5:18
Lo! what, I myself, have seen - Better that it should be excellent to eat and to drink and to see blessedness, in all one's toil wherein one toileth under the sun, for the number of the days of his life, in that God hath given it him, for, that, is his portion:
Ecclesiastes 8:15
Then extolled I, gladness, in that there was nothing better for a man, under the sun, than to eat and to drink, and to be glad, - since, that, should tarry with him in his toil, for the days of his life which God had given him under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 9:7
Go thy way - eat, with gladness, thy food, and drink, with a happy heart, thy wine, - when already God is well pleased with thy works.
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart gladden thee in the days of thine early manhood, and walk thou - in the ways of thine own heart, and in that which is seen by thine own eyes, - yet know, that, for all these things, will God bring thee into judgment.
Deuteronomy 12:7
and shall eat there before Yahweh your God, and rejoice in all whereunto ye are putting your hand, Ye, and your households, - wherewith Yahweh thy God hath blessed thee.
Deuteronomy 26:10
Now, therefore lo! I have brought in the first of the fruit of the soil, which thou hast given unto me, O Yahweh. Thus shalt thou set it down before Yahweh thy God, and shall bow thyself down before Yahweh thy God;
Deuteronomy 28:47
Because thou servedst not Yahweh thy God, with rejoicing, and with gladness of heart, for abundance of all things,
Romans 12:11
In business, not slothful, in spirit, fervent, to the Lord, doing service,
Philippians 4:4
Rejoice in the Lord always: again, I will say - rejoice!


Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knoweth what is good for a man throughout his life, for the number of the days of his life of vanity, seeing he will make them, like a shadow, - for who can tell a man, what shall be after him, under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 8:7
For there is no one who knoweth what shall be, for, when it shall be, who will tell him?
Ecclesiastes 9:12
For, indeed, man could not know his own time, like fishes which were caught in a cruel net, and like little birds which were caught in a trap, - like them, were ensnared the sons of men, by a time of misfortune, when it fell upon them suddenly.
Ecclesiastes 10:14
Yet, a foolish man, multiplieth words, - though no man knoweth that which hath been, and, that which shall be after him, who can tell him?
Job 14:21
His sons, come to honour, and he knoweth it not, Or they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not of them.
Daniel 12:9
Then said he, Go thy way, Daniel; for closed up and sealed are the words, until the time of the end.
Matthew 6:34
Do not, then, be anxious for the morrow; for the morrow, will be anxious, for itself: Sufficient for the day, is the evil thereof.