Ecclesiastes 2:24

 

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Ecclesiastes 2:24

“ There is nothing better for a man, then that he should eat and drinke, and that he should make his soule enioy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Ecclesiastes chapter 2
 

“There is nothing better for a man {than} to eat and drink and tell himself that his labor is good. This also I have seen that it is from the hand of God.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“There is nothing better for a man `than' that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it is from the hand of God.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“There is nothing better for a man than taking meat and drink, and having delight in his work. This again I saw was from the hand of God.”
Basic English Bible
 

“There is nothing good for man, but that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.”
Darby Bible
 

“Is it not better to eat and drink, and to shew his soul good things of his labours? and this is from the hand of God. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God. ”
Webster's Bible
 

“There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy good in his labor. This also I saw, that it is from the hand of God.”
World English Bible
 

“There is nothing good in a man who eateth, and hath drunk, and hath shewn his soul good in his labour. This also I have seen that it [is] from the hand of God.”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy pleasure for his labour. This also I saw, that it is from the hand of God.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 

Shay's comment on 2014-08-11 07:26:42:

We were made to find satisfaction in wholesome work. Even in the direst of circumstances, you can enjoy a measure of satisfaction in life right now from working diligently and honestly.

 


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