Ecclesiastes Chapter 2 - King James Strong Number Version

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I said [0559] in mine heart, [3820] Go to [3212] now, I will prove [5254] thee with mirth, [8057] therefore enjoy [7200] pleasure: [2896] and, behold, this also [is] vanity. [1892]
2
I said [0559] of laughter, [7814] [It is] mad: [1984] and of mirth, [8057] What doeth [6213] it? [2090]
3
I sought [8446] in mine heart [3820] to give [4900] myself [1320] unto wine, [3196] yet acquainting [5090] mine heart [3820] with wisdom; [2451] and to lay hold [0270] on folly, [5531] till I might see [7200] what [was] that good [2896] for the sons [1121] of men, [0120] which they should do [6213] under the heaven [8064] all [4557] the days [3117] of their life. [2416]
4
I made me great [1431] works; [4639] I builded [1129] me houses; [1004] I planted [5193] me vineyards: [3754]
5
I made [6213] me gardens [1593] and orchards, [6508] and I planted [5193] trees [6086] in them of all [kind of] fruits: [6529]
6
I made [6213] me pools [1295] of water, [4325] to water [8248] therewith the wood [3293] that bringeth forth [6779] trees: [6086]
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I got [7069] [me] servants [5650] and maidens, [8198] and had servants born [1121] in my house; [1004] also I had great [7235] possessions [4735] of great [1241] and small cattle [6629] above all that were in Jerusalem [3389] before [6440] me:
8
I gathered [3664] me also silver [3701] and gold, [2091] and the peculiar treasure [5459] of kings [4428] and of the provinces: [4082] I gat [6213] me men singers [7891] and women singers, [7891] and the delights [8588] of the sons [1121] of men, [0120] [as] musical instruments, [7705] and that of all sorts. [7705]
9
So I was great, [1431] and increased [3254] more than all that were before [6440] me in Jerusalem: [3389] also my wisdom [2451] remained [5975] with me.
10
And whatsoever mine eyes [5869] desired [7592] I kept [0680] not from them, I withheld [4513] not my heart [3820] from any joy; [8057] for my heart [3820] rejoiced [8056] in all my labour: [5999] and this was my portion [2506] of all my labour. [5999]
11
Then I looked [6437] on all the works [4639] that my hands [3027] had wrought, [6213] and on the labour [5999] that I had laboured [5998] to do: [6213] and, behold, all [was] vanity [1892] and vexation [7469] of spirit, [7307] and [there was] no profit [3504] under the sun. [8121]
12
And I turned [6437] myself to behold [7200] wisdom, [2451] and madness, [1947] and folly: [5531] for what [can] the man [0120] [do] that cometh [0935] after [0310] the king? [4428] [even] that which hath been already [3528] done. [6213]
13
Then I saw [7200] that [3426] wisdom [2451] excelleth [3504] folly, [5531] as far as light [0216] excelleth [3504] darkness. [2822]
14
The wise man's [2450] eyes [5869] [are] in his head; [7218] but the fool [3684] walketh [1980] in darkness: [2822] and I myself perceived [3045] also that one [0259] event [4745] happeneth [7136] to them all.
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Then said [0559] I in my heart, [3820] As it happeneth [4745] to the fool, [3684] so it happeneth [7136] even to me; and why was I then [0227] more [3148] wise? [2449] Then I said [1696] in my heart, [3820] that this also [1571] [is] vanity. [1892]
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For [there is] no remembrance [2146] of the wise [2450] more than [5973] of the fool [3684] for ever; [5769] seeing that which now [3528] [is] in the days [3117] to come [0935] shall all be forgotten. [7911] And how dieth [4191] the wise [2450] [man]? as the fool. [3684]
17
Therefore I hated [8130] life; [2416] because the work [4639] that is wrought [6213] under the sun [8121] [is] grievous [7451] unto me: for all [is] vanity [1892] and vexation [7469] of spirit. [7307]
18
Yea, I hated [8130] all my labour [5999] which I had taken [6001] under the sun: [8121] because I should leave [3240] it unto the man [0120] that shall be after [0310] me.
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And who knoweth [3045] whether he shall be a wise [2450] [man] or a fool? [5530] yet shall he have rule [7980] over all my labour [5999] wherein I have laboured, [5998] and wherein I have shewed myself wise [2449] under the sun. [8121] This [is] also vanity. [1892]
20
Therefore I went about [5437] to cause my heart [3820] to despair [2976] of all the labour [5999] which I took [5998] under the sun. [8121]
21
For there is [3426] a man [0120] whose labour [5999] [is] in wisdom, [2451] and in knowledge, [1847] and in equity; [3788] yet to a man [0120] that hath not laboured [5998] therein shall he leave [5414] it [for] his portion. [2506] This also [is] vanity [1892] and a great [7227] evil. [7451]
22
For what hath [1933] man [0120] of all his labour, [5999] and of the vexation [7475] of his heart, [3820] wherein [1931] he hath laboured [6001] under the sun? [8121]
23
For all his days [3117] [are] sorrows, [4341] and his travail [6045] grief; [3708] yea, his heart [3820] taketh not rest [7901] in the night. [3915] This is also vanity. [1892]
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[There is] nothing better [2896] for a man, [0120] [than] that he should eat [0398] and drink, [8354] and [that] he should make his soul [5315] enjoy [7200] good [2896] in his labour. [5999] This [2090] also I saw, [7200] that it [was] from the hand [3027] of God. [0430]
25
For who can eat, [0398] or who else can hasten [2363] [hereunto], more [2351] than I?
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For [God] giveth [5414] to a man [0120] that [is] good [2896] in his sight [6440] wisdom, [2451] and knowledge, [1847] and joy: [8057] but to the sinner [2398] he giveth [5414] travail, [6045] to gather [0622] and to heap up, [3664] that he may give [5414] to [him that is] good [2896] before [6440] God. [0430] This also [is] vanity [1892] and vexation [7469] of spirit. [7307]

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