Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them.
Considered in my heart
I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also was a chasing after wind.
I turned around, and my heart sought to know and to search out, and to seek wisdom and the scheme of things, and to know that wickedness is stupidity, and that foolishness is madness.
When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done on the earth (for also there is that neither day nor night sees sleep with his eyes),
Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.
There is a vanity which is done on the earth, that there are righteous men to whom it happens according to the work of the wicked. Again, there are wicked men to whom it happens according to the work of the righteous. I said that this also is vanity.
Yes, he loves the people. All his saints are in your hand. They sat down at your feet; [Everyone] shall receive of your words.
1 Samuel 2:9
He will keep the feet of his holy ones, but the wicked shall be put to silence in darkness; for no man shall prevail by strength.
2 Samuel 15:25
The king said to Zadok, "Carry back the ark of God into the city. If I find favor in the eyes of Yahweh, he will bring me again, and show me both it, and his habitation;
"But as for me, I would seek God. I would commit my cause to God,
But you do see trouble and grief. You consider it to take it into your hand. You help the victim and the fatherless.
Into your hand I commend my spirit. You redeem me, Yahweh, God of truth.
Commit your way to Yahweh. Trust also in him, and he will do this:
Commit your deeds to Yahweh, and your plans shall succeed.
Yahweh, you will ordain peace for us, for you have also worked all our works for us.
Listen, islands, to me; and listen, you peoples, from far: Yahweh has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother has he made mention of my name:
For, behold, I have made you this day a fortified city, and an iron pillar, and bronze walls, against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.
My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
1 Corinthians 3:5
Who then is Apollos, and who is Paul, but servants through whom you believed; and each as the Lord gave to him?
2 Timothy 1:12
For this cause I also suffer these things. Yet I am not ashamed, for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed to him against that day.
1 Peter 1:5
who by the power of God are guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
All this have I seen in my days of vanity: there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in his evildoing.
For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.
Now we call the proud happy; yes, those who work wickedness are built up; yes, they tempt God, and escape.'