27-28 This is my conclusion, says the Preacher. Read the Bible New Life Version Ecclesiastes 7:2. 23 I have tried my best to be wise. 4 Again, I observed all the oppression that takes place under the sun. We might discover something from it. On the other hand, don’t be too wicked either—don’t be a fool! 12 You can get anything by either wisdom or money, but being wise has many advantages. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. to prove to myself the wickedness of folly and that foolishness is madness. Jump to: Bible Study Tools; Parallel Bible Verse ; Bible Contextual Overview; Bible Cross-References; Gill's Bible Notes; Clarke's Bible Notes; Barnes' Bible Notes; Bible Study Resources. 1 The words of the Teacher, 1:1 Or the leader of the assembly; also in verses 2 and 12 son of David, king in Jerusalem:. Ecc 7:1 A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. Ecclesiastes 7 (New Living Translation) Genesis 4:21 (Read all of Genesis 4 ) His brother &# 039 ; s name was Jubal , the first of all who play the harp and flute . New Living Translation Update. Ecclesiastes 7:12. 18 Tackle every task that comes along, and if you fear God, you can expect his blessing. Paragraph. 2 You learn more at a funeral than at a feast— After all, that’s where we’ll end up. Ecclesiastes 7:1. 21 Do not pay attention to every word people say,    or you may hear your servant cursing you—22 for you know in your heart    that many times you yourself have cursed others. On the other hand, don’t be too wicked either—don’t be a fool! A good name is better than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s birth; Better to go to the house of mourning Than to go to the house of feasting, For that is the end of all men; Tools. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume, u. and the day of death better than the day of birth. Patience is better than pride! 13 See the way God does things and fall into line. 한국어 | Korean Living Bible (KLB) 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Simplified) (CCB) 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional) (CCBT) 日本語 | Japanese Contemporary Bible (JCB) New International Version. For it is not wise to ask such questions. 11 To be wise is as good as being rich; in fact, it is better. You may hear your servant cursing you! 2 Better to spend your time at funerals than at parties. 21-22 Don’t eavesdrop! 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning. Verse Concepts. 166. 2 It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. Wisdom for Life 1A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. It is better to go to a home where there is mourning than to one where there is a party, because the living should always remind themselv... Read verse in Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha 19 A wise man is stronger than the mayors of ten big cities! 10 Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?”    For it is not wise to ask such questions. Select a Bible book and chapter to read. 7 For then the dust will … Ecclesiastes 7:3. So don’t be too good or too wise! Wisdom. 7 A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume,. than to go to a house of feasting, for death w is the destiny x of everyone; the living should take this to heart. Most Popular Bible Verses in Ecclesiastes 7. 21-22 Don’t eavesdrop! Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. Why destroy yourself? NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. God also - Hath wisely ordained, that prosperity and adversity should succeed one another. 1 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. Ecclesiastes 7 A good reputation is better than expensive perfume; and the day you die is better than the day you are born. Read the Bible New Living Translation Ecclesiastes 7. Patience is better than pride. After all, everyone dies— 7 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. and the day of death better than the day of birth. “I am determined to be wise”—    but this was beyond me.24 Whatever exists is far off and most profound—    who can discover it?25 So I turned my mind to understand,    to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of thingsand to understand the stupidity of wickedness    and the madness of folly. 19 Because Joseph, her husband to be, 13 was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her 14 privately. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! 3 Frustration is better than laughter, y. because a sad face is good for the heart. . 7 A good name is better than fine perfume,(A) and the day of death better than the day of birth. 2 Divide your gifts among many, [] for in the days ahead you yourself may need much help. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Wisdom. Font Size. The Living Bible, Large Print Red Letter Edition, Green Hardcover with Thumb Index, Living Bible: Large-Print, Green Padded Hardcover (indexed), Living Bible: Large Print, Green Padded Hardcover, The One Year Chronological Bible TLB - eBook, Living Bible: Large Print, TuTone Brown and Tan Imitation Leather. 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning,    and patience is better than pride.9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit,    for anger resides in the lap of fools. 20 Indeed, there is no one on earth who is righteous,    no one who does what is right and never sins. It is better to go to a house of sorrow than to go to a house of much eating. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. to prove to myself the wickedness of folly and that foolishness is madness. Benefits Of Sadness Sadness Depression Joy And Happiness. 7 A good name is better than fine perfume,    and the day of death better than the day of birth.2 It is better to go to a house of mourning    than to go to a house of feasting,for death is the destiny of everyone;    the living should take this to heart.3 Frustration is better than laughter,    because a sad face is good for the heart.4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning,    but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure.5 It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person    than to listen to the song of fools.6 Like the crackling of thorns under the pot,    so is the laughter of fools. Ecclesiastes 7 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Why should you die before your time? 19 A wise man is stronger than the mayors of ten big cities! Don’t be a fool! Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Ecclesiastes 7 - NIV: A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. Your death date tells more than your birth date. The Value of Wisdom. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for by sadness of face the heart is made glad. So how should we then live in the present? Birth brings a lifetime of problems that we must deal with. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. # 7:18 Or … S 2Ch 6:36; S Job 4:17; S Pr 20:9; Ro 3:12. than a house of feasting, since death is the end of every man, and the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 12:7. (1-4) Better in life and death. 25 I searched everywhere, determined to find wisdom and the reason for things . Ecclesiastes 7. than a house of feasting, since death is the end of every man, and the living should take this to heart. All rights reserved. v. 2 It is better to go to a house of mourning . 15 In this meaningless life of mine I have seen both of these: the righteous perishing in their righteousness,    and the wicked living long in their wickedness.16 Do not be overrighteous,    neither be overwise—    why destroy yourself?17 Do not be overwicked,    and do not be a fool—    why die before your time?18 It is good to grasp the one    and not let go of the other. Honor him in your youth before the evil years come—when you’ll no longer enjoy living. 3 When the clouds are heavy, the rains come down; when a tree falls, whether south or north, the die is cast, for there it lies. 6 For a fool’s compliment is as quickly gone as paper in fire, and it is silly to be impressed by it. 2 Better to spend your time at funerals than at parties. And the day you die is better than the day you are born. Ecclesiastes 7. [a] Who can straighten what he has made crooked? 10 Don’t long for “the good old days,” for you don’t know whether they were any better than these! 3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. Bible search for Ecclesiastes 7 in New Living Translation (English) 7 A good reputation is better than a fat bank account. Finishing is better than starting. Patience is better than pride. 15-17 In this silly life I have seen everything, including the fact that some of the good die young and some of the wicked live on and on. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for this is the end of all mankind, and the living will lay it to heart. because a sad face is good for the heart. 2 It will be too late then to try to remember him when the sun and light and moon and stars are dim to your old eyes, and there is no silver lining left among your clouds. Listen to the Bible. For you are going to die, and it is a good thing to think about it while there is still time. 7. A good reputation is more valuable than the most expensive perfume. It is better to go to the house of mourning.] While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, 12 she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. Ecclesiastes 12:7 ... Font Size. 23 All this I tested by wisdom and I said. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). 6 For a fool’s compliment is as quickly gone as paper in fire, and it is silly to be impressed by it. Ecclesiastes 7-:--/ -:--1 A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. Ecclesiastes 7:10. 4 Yes, a wise man thinks much of death, while the fool thinks only of having a good time now. 8 Finishing is better than starting! The day one dies is better than the day he is born! 1. 27 “Look,” says the Teacher,[b] “this is what I have discovered: “Adding one thing to another to discover the scheme of things—28     while I was still searching    but not finding—I found one upright man among a thousand,    but not one upright woman among them all.29 This only have I found:    God created mankind upright,    but they have gone in search of many schemes.”. Don't have an account? Generations come and go, but it makes no difference. January 17, 2021; Alex Chapman; Ecclesiastes; The problem of death is a universal problem: we will all die. Ecclesiastes 7. 26 I find more bitter than death    the woman who is a snare,whose heart is a trap    and whose hands are chains.The man who pleases God will escape her,    but the sinner she will ensnare. It is better to go to the house of weeping, than to go to the house of feasting; because that is the end of every man, and the living will take it to their ... Read verse in The Bible in Basic English ... After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. 7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool,    and a bribe corrupts the heart. Ecclesiastes 7 × Ecclesiastes Rank: 14 ... And the living takes it to heart. 2 So I concluded that the dead are better off than the living. Ecclesiastes 7. 16 So don’t be too good or too wise! 3 Sorrow is better than laughter, for sadness has a refining influence on us. Ecclesiastes 7:1-29—The Bible in Living English by Stephen T. Byington. 1 The author: Solomon [] of Jerusalem, King David’s son, “The Preacher.” 2 In my opinion, nothing is worthwhile; everything is futile. Ecclesiastes 11 Living Bible (TLB). 17 On the other hand, don’t be too wicked either. 12 You can get anything by either wisdom or money, but being wise has many advantages. All rights reserved. and the wicked living long in their wickedness. Consider - Consider that it is God's hand, and therefore submit to it: consider also why God sends it, for what sins, and with what design. 11 Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing    and benefits those who see the sun.12 Wisdom is a shelter    as money is a shelter,but the advantage of knowledge is this:    Wisdom preserves those who have it. Step by step I came to this result after researching in every direction: One tenth of one percent of the men I interviewed could be said to be wise, but not one woman! Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 2 It is better to enter a house of mourning . Ecclesiastes 7 (New Living Translation) Genesis 3:20 (Read all of Genesis 3 ) Then the man - Adam - named his wife Eve , because she would be the mother of all who live . A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of one's death than the day of one's birth. It is better to go to a house of mourningThan to go to a house of feasting,Because (a)that is the (C)end of every man,And the living (b)(D)takes it to (c)heart. 2 Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight;. The day one dies is better than the day he is born! Looking at life through better and worse. 14 Enjoy prosperity whenever you can, and when hard times strike, realize that God gives one as well as the other—so that everyone will realize that nothing is certain in this life. 18 Tackle every task that comes along, and if you fear God, you can expect his blessing. Ecclesiastes 7. to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of things, and to understand the stupidity of wickedness, “Adding one thing to another to discover the scheme of things—. Ecclesiastes 7:2 Living Bible (TLB) 2 It is better to spend your time at funerals than at festivals. Bible Gateway Plus puts a library of commentaries and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. Bible > Ecclesiastes > Ecclesiastes 7 Ecclesiastes 7 Parallel Chapters. I declared, “I will be wise,” but it didn’t work. Bible search for Ecclesiastes 7 in New Living Translation (English) You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. Ecclesiastes 7 (New Living Translation) Genesis 3:20 (Read all of Genesis 3 ) Then the man - Adam - named his wife Eve , because she would be the mother of all who live . Commentary. 29 And I found that though God has made men upright, each has turned away to follow his own downward road. Step by step I came to this result after researching in every direction: One tenth of one percent of the men I interviewed could be said to be wise, but not one woman! Tragedy Being Content Smiling grieving. NIV: ESV: NASB: KJV: HCSB: 1 A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. 7 The wise man is turned into a fool by a bribe; it destroys his understanding. The oppressors have great power, and their victims are helpless. Ecc 7:1 - A good reputation is more valuable than costly perfume. After all, everyone dies— so the living should take this to heart. ALL. Living Bible (TLB). Ecclesiastes 7. than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone; the living should take this to heart. Ecclesiastes 4 New Living Translation (NLT). “Utterly meaningless! Ecclesiastes 7 7 1 A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! Ecclesiastes 7 [[[[[ECCLES 7:1 A good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth.