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For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 12) [Money]
Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 10) [Time]
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 14)
Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 16)
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.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 2) [Mourning]
Lo, this only have I found, that God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 29)
The heart of the wise in in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 4)
[Proverbs : Wisdom]
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 5)
[Proverbs : Wisdom]
For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 6)
[Laughter : Proverbs]
Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VIII, v. 15)
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. VIII, v. 8) [War]
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool swallow up himself.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. X, v. 12) [Lips]
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. X, v. 19) [Money]
A wise man's heart is at his right hand; but a fool's heart is at his left.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. X, v. 2) [Heart]
Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber; for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. X, v. 20) [Birds]
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XI, v. 1)
If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XI, v. 3)
[Proverbs : Trees]
He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XI, v. 4) [Harvest]
In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XI, v. 6) [Harvest]
Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
While the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain:
In the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves, and the grinders cease because they are few, and those that look out of the windows be darkened.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 1-3) [Work]
The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 11) [Wisdom]
And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end: and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 12) [Books]
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 13) [Duty]
Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 5) [Death]
Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
- Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 6) [Danger]
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