1 So I reflected on all this and concluded that the righteous and the wise and what they do are in God’s hands, but no one knows whether love or hate awaits them. 28 And they reviled him, saying, “You are his disciple, but hwe are disciples of Moses. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 12 For man wdoes not know his time. 29:6; Ezek. 2 The same destiny ultimately awaits everyone, whether righteous or wicked, good or bad, ceremonially clean or unclean, religious or irreligious. Ecclesiastes 9 Death Comes to All 1 This, too, I carefully explored: Even though the actions of godly and wise people are in God’s hands, no one knows whether God will show them favor. 6 Their love and their hate and their envy have already perished, and forever they have no more share in all that is done under the sun. 13 I have also seen this example of wisdom under the sun, and it seemed great to me. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! 7:12; Luke 21:34, 35; 1 Thess. Verses 1-6. Like fish that are taken in an evil net, and like birds that are caught in a snare, so the children of man are snared at an evil time, when it suddenly falls upon them. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 5 For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Ecclesiastes 9 Death Comes to All 1 This, too, I carefully explored: Even though the actions of godly and wise people are in God’s hands, no one knows whether God will show them favor. Ecclesiastes 7:19 Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city. 3 This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that ethe same event happens to all. 11 Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and chance happen to them all. Ecclesiastes 9 - ESV: But all this I laid to heart, examining it all, how the righteous and the wise and their deeds are in the hand of God. Ecclesiastes 9. (Read all of Ecclesiastes 9) Verse 1 [1] 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. For man also knoweth not his time — Namely, the time of his death, or of some other sore distress, which God is bringing upon him; as fishes are taken in an evil net — While they are sporting and feeding themselves, are suddenly and unexpectedly ensnared to their ruin; so are the sons of men snared — When they are most careless and secure. 9 For I took all this to my heart, even to search out all this, + that the righteous ones and the wise ones and their works are in the hand of the [true] God. 2 It makes no difference. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him 19 Emmanuel,” 20 which means 21 “God with us.” 22 24 When Joseph awoke from sleep he did what the angel of the Lord 23 told him. 17 The words of wise [men are] heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. 9. 2 eIt is the same for all, since fthe same event happens to the righteous and the wicked, to the good and the evil,1 to the clean and the unclean, to him who sacrifices and him who does not sacrifice. Try it free for 30 days. 9 ¶ 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. Man does not know what lies ahead, whether love or hate. Like fish that are taken in an evil net, and xlike birds that are caught in a snare, so the children of man are ysnared at an evil time, when it suddenly falls upon them. 40 Some of the Pharisees near him heard these things, and said to him, w“Are we also blind?” 9 Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of thy life of vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all thy days of vanity: for that is thy portion … But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. ha-"Elohim = the [true] God (App-4. Verses 1-16. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. A Common Destiny for All. 2 It is the same for all: There is a common fate for the righteous and the wicked, for the good and the bad, for the clean and the unclean, for the one who sacrifices and the one who does not. 26 They said to him, “What did he do to you? No one knows anything about what lies ahead. 9 For I took all this to my heart, even to search out all this, + that the righteous ones and the wise ones and their works are in the hand of the [true] God. 10 Whatever your hand finds to do, pdo it with your might,3 qfor there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going. 37 Jesus said to him, “You have seen him, and sit is he who is speaking to you.” Death Comes to Good and Bad 1 So I took all this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their deeds, are in God’s hands. 29 We know that God has spoken to Moses, but as for this man, iwe do not know where he comes from.” You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Miscellaneous Laws - “When a man has taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war or be charged with any business; he shall be free at home one year, and bring happiness to his wife whom he has taken. For man does not know his time. + Mankind are not aware of either the love or the hate that were all prior to them. 9:7-9, #7. Ecclesiastes 9:5. 11 Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. 7 Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart, for God has already approved what you do. nephesh. Why do you want to hear it again? Whether it is love or hate, man does not know; both are before him. Don't have an account? Ecclesiastes 9:1-18 9 So I took all of this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hands of the true God. # side: Heb. 9 So I took all of this to heart and concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hands of the true God. 2:10 for that is your portion in … Hebrew. 13 I have also seen this example of wisdom under the sun, and it seemed great to me. Ecclesiastes 9:12 Context. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. 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