Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

All the days of the life

Bible References

With the wife

Proverbs 5:18
Let your fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of your youth.
Proverbs 18:22
Whosoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.
Proverbs 19:14
House and riches are the inheritance from fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
Malachi 2:15
And did not he make them one? Yet had he the remnant of the spirit. And why one? That he might seek a godly offspring. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.

All the days of the life

Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knows what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spends like a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?
Psalm 39:5
Behold, you have made my days as a handbreadth; and my age is as nothing before you: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
Psalm 144:4
Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passes away.

For

Ecclesiastes 2:10
And whatsoever my eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labor: and this was my reward of all my labor.
Ecclesiastes 3:13
And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.
Ecclesiastes 5:18
Behold that which I have seen: it is good and fitting for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labor that he takes under the sun all the days of his life, which God gives him: for this is his lot.