Ecclesiastes 10:19
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New American Standard Bible
Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer to everything.

King James Bible
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

Darby Bible Translation
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh life merry; but money answereth everything.

World English Bible
A feast is made for laughter, and wine makes the life glad; and money is the answer for all things.

Young's Literal Translation
For mirth they are making a feast, And wine maketh life joyful, And the silver answereth with all.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

literally, For merriment they make a feast (bread), and wine gladdens the living, and money supplies all things.

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Library
"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Judges 9:13
"But the vine said to them, 'Shall I leave my new wine, which cheers God and men, and go to wave over the trees?'

Psalm 104:15
And wine which makes man's heart glad, So that he may make his face glisten with oil, And food which sustains man's heart.

Ecclesiastes 2:3
I explored with my mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men to do under heaven the few years of their lives.

Ecclesiastes 7:12
For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, But the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the lives of its possessors.

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