I said to myself, "Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy what is good!" But it proved to be futile.
Cross ReferencesProverbs 14:13
Even in laughter the heart may ache, and joy may end in sorrow.
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure.
So I commended the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be merry. For this joy will accompany him in his labor during the days of his life that God gives him under the sun.
Chapter Outline1. the vanity of human courses is the work of pleasure
12. Though the wise be better than the fool, yet both have one event
18. The vanity of human labor, in leaving it they know not to whom
24. Nothing better than joy in our labor but that is God's gift
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Ecclesiastes 1:16, 17
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Psalm 30:6, 7
Genesis 11:3, 4, 7
2 Kings 5:5
Isaiah 50:5, 11
Luke 16:19, 23
Revelation 18:7, 8
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