Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.
With the wife
Let thy well-spring be blessed, - and get thy joy from the wife of thy youth: -
Who hath found a wife, hath found a blessing, and hath obtained favour from Yahweh.
House and substance, are an inheritance from one's fathers, but, from Yahweh, cometh a wife who is prudent.
Now was it not, One, who made you who had, the residue of the spirit? What, then, of that One? He was seeking a godly seed. Therefore should ye take heed to your spirit, and, with the wife of thy youth, do not thou deal treacherously.
All the days of the life
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?
Lo! as hand-breadths, hast thou granted my days, and my life-time, is as nothing before thee, - Surely, a mere breath, are all men, even such as stand firm. Selah.
The earthborn, resembleth, a vapour, his days, are like a passing shadow.
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.
Though indeed, that any man should eat and drink, and see blessedness, in all his toil, it is, the gift of God.
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: