Book 21 of 66: Ecclesiastes: Chapter 004 of 12

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021:004:001
So I returned,
and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun:
and behold the tears of such as were oppressed,
and they had no comforter;
and on the side of their oppressors there was power;
but they had no comforter.


021:004:002
Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.


021:004:003
Yea,
better is he than both they,
which hath not yet been,
who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.


021:004:004
Again,
I considered all travail,
and every right work,
that for this a man is envied of his neighbour.
This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.


021:004:005
The fool foldeth his hands together,
and eateth his own flesh.


021:004:006
Better is an handful with quietness,
than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.


021:004:007
Then I returned,
and I saw vanity under the sun.


021:004:008
There is one alone,
and there is not a second;
yea,
he hath neither child nor brother:
yet is there no end of all his labour;
neither is his eye satisfied with riches;
neither saith he,
For whom do I labour,
and bereave my soul of good?
This is also vanity,
yea,
it is a sore travail.


021:004:009
Two are better than one;
because they have a good reward for their labour.


021:004:010
For if they fall,
the one will lift up his fellow:
but woe to him that is alone when he falleth;
for he hath not another to help him up.


021:004:011
Again,
if two lie together,
then they have heat:
but how can one be warm alone?


021:004:012
And if one prevail against him,
two shall withstand him;
and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.


021:004:013
Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king,
who will no more be admonished.


021:004:014
For out of prison he cometh to reign;
whereas also he that is born in his kingdom becometh poor.


021:004:015
I considered all the living which walk under the sun,
with the second child that shall stand up in his stead.


021:004:016
There is no end of all the people,
even of all that have been before them:
they also that come after shall not rejoice in him.
Surely this also is vanity and vexation of spirit.


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