Thematic Bible

Ecclesiastes 8:1 (show verse)

Who is as the wise man? and who knows the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom makes his face to shine, and the hardness of his face is changed.

Ecclesiastes 8:2 (show verse)

I counsel you to keep the king's commandment, and that for the sake of your oath to God.

Ecclesiastes 8:3 (show verse)

Be not hasty to go out of his presence: stand not for an evil thing; for he does whatsoever pleases him.

Ecclesiastes 8:4 (show verse)

Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What are you doing?

Ecclesiastes 8:5 (show verse)

Whosoever keeps the commandment shall experience no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerns both time and judgment.

Ecclesiastes 8:6 (show verse)

Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is heavy upon him.

Ecclesiastes 8:7 (show verse)

For he knows not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

Ecclesiastes 8:8 (show verse)

There is no man that has power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither has he power in the day of death: and there is no release from that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Ecclesiastes 8:9 (show verse)

All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time in which one man rules over another to his own hurt.
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Ecclesiastes 8:10 (show verse)

And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the holy place, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity.

Ecclesiastes 8:11 (show verse)

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Ecclesiastes 8:12 (show verse)

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times, and his days are prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, who fear before him:

Ecclesiastes 8:13 (show verse)

But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he fears not before God.

Ecclesiastes 8:14 (show verse)

There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there are just men, unto 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.
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Ecclesiastes 8:15 (show verse)

Then I commended mirth, because a man has no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him in his labor all the days of his life, which God gives him under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 8:16 (show verse)

When I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is one who neither day nor night sees sleep with his eyes:)

Ecclesiastes 8:17 (show verse)

Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labors to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea moreover; though a wise man thinks to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.