Ecclesiastes 7

Ecclesiastes 7 – New International Version (NIV) Wisdom A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. It is better to go to a house of mourning than to go to a house of feasting, for death is the destiny of everyone;...

Ecclesiastes 8

Ecclesiastes 8 – New International Version (NIV) Who is like the wise? Who knows the explanation of things? A person’s wisdom brightens their face and changes its hard appearance. Obey the King Obey the king’s command, I say, because you took an oath before God....

Ecclesiastes 10

Ecclesiastes 10 – New International Version (NIV) As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Even as fools walk along the road, they...

Ecclesiastes 11

Ecclesiastes 11 – New International Version (NIV) Invest in Many Ventures Ship your grain across the sea; after many days you may receive a return. Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster may come upon the land. If clouds are full...

Ecclesiastes 12

Ecclesiastes 12 – New International Version (NIV) Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars...