Most Popular Bible Verses in Ecclesiastes
There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a
And also of the
There will be for them no remembrance
Among those who will come
Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor.
A time to mourn and a time to
The conclusion, when all has been heard, is:
Which he does under the sun?
For the living know they will die; but the dead
Whatever your hand finds to do,
Do not let your
And that which has been done is that which will be done.
So there is nothing new under the sun.
Then turning toward the north,
The wind continues
And on its circular courses the wind returns.
Man is not able to tell it.
Nor is the ear filled with hearing.
Yet the sea is not full.
To the place where the rivers
For in many dreams and in many words there is
I explored with my
“See this, it is new”?
Already it has existed for ages
Which were before us.
I have seen all the works which have been done under the sun, and behold, all is
A time to embrace and a time to shun embracing.
All this I have seen and applied my
One hand full of rest is
If you see
But the advantage of knowledge is that
If the serpent bites
Moreover, man does not
For it is not from wisdom that you ask about this.
A time to keep and a time to throw away.
There was a certain man without a
So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are
Then I looked again at vanity under the sun.
A time for war and a time for peace.
I enlarged my works: I
God has made the one as well as the other
So that man will
A time to
For who is
So I commended pleasure, for there is nothing good for
Then I looked again at all the acts of
Woe to you, O land, whose
The Preacher sought to find
But there was found in it a
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may
After all, a king who cultivates the field is an advantage to the land.
When those riches were lost through
Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time—for strength and not for
There is futility which is done on the earth, that is, there are
For I have taken all this to my heart and explain
Thus I hated
Also this I came to see as wisdom under the sun, and
But it will
I have seen the
So I said, “
There is no end to all the people, to all who were before them, and even the ones who will come later will not be happy with him, for this too is
I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it, for God has so worked that men should
Throughout his life
Also, do not
I know that there is
in the day that the watchmen of the house tremble, and mighty men
What the eyes
and the doors on the street are shut as the
the beginning of
It is good that you grasp one thing and also not
And I discovered more
Who knows that the
This also is a grievous evil—exactly as a man
Furthermore, I have seen under the sun that in the place of justice there is
So I turned to
Also, I collected for myself silver and
Remember Him before the silver cord is
I have seen everything during my
In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged
Then I became
moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the
The toil of
Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun:
Dead flies make a
I bought male and female slaves and I had
Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had
Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the
Furthermore, if two lie down together they
Just as you do not
A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted.
Do not be excessively wicked and do not be a fool. Why should you
What has been is remote and
Do not be excessively
The sleep of the working man is
All go to the same place. All came from the
The wise man’s eyes are in his head, but the
For to a person who is good in His sight
The light is pleasant, and it is good for the eyes to
He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.
A time to tear down and a time to build up.
Than to go to a house of feasting,
And the living
For what does a man get in
Here is what I have seen to be
Sow your seed
And I saw that
I have seen that
So, remove grief and anger from your heart and put away
If the ruler’s
For there is
Who is like the wise man and who knows the interpretation of a matter? A man’s wisdom
I have seen
Even when the fool walks along the road, his
If the clouds are full, they pour out rain upon the earth; and whether a tree falls toward the south or toward the north, wherever the tree falls, there it
There is an evil I have seen under the sun, like an error which goes forth from the ruler—
Then I said
For he has come
Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him
Furthermore, as for every man to whom
For the dream comes through much
I have seen that every labor and every
He who quarries stones may be hurt by them, and he who splits logs may be endangered by them.
When there is a man who has labored with wisdom, knowledge and
and I saw every work of God, I concluded that
Enjoy life with the woman whom you love all the days of your
For who can eat and who can have enjoyment without
I tested all this with wisdom, and I said, “I will be wise,”
Because all his days his task is painful and
Than for one to listen to the song of fools.
There is an
I have seen all the living under the sun throng to the side of the second lad who
For he will not often
And who knows whether he will be a wise man or
For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few
“Behold, I have discovered this,” says the Preacher, “adding one thing to another to find an explanation,
This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is
For there are many words which increase futility. What then is the advantage to a man?
So is the
And this too is futility.
I say, “Keep the
Since the word of the king is authoritative,
If no one
a man to whom God has
Do not be in a hurry
For whoever is joined with all the living, there is hope; surely a live dog is better than a dead lion.
The words of the
If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many
Indeed their love, their hate and their zeal have already perished, and they will no longer have a
Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not
It never sees the sun and it never knows anything;
for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity.
A wise man’s heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish
For anger resides in the bosom of fools.
I again saw under the sun that the
But beyond this, my son, be warned: the
Behold, I have found only this, that