The Scriptorium - Fellowship of Ailbe
The Scriptorium
Ecclesiastes 8.5-7 5He who keeps his command will experience nothing harmful; And a wise man’s heart discerns both time and judgment. 6Because for every matter there is a time and judgment, Though the misery of man increases greatly. 7For he does not know what will happen: So who can tell…
Ecclesiastes 8.2-4 2I say, “Keep the king’s commandment for the sake of your oath to God. 3Do not be hasty to go from his presence. Do not take your stand for an evil thing, for he does whatever pleases him.” 4Where the word of the king is, there is power,…
Ecclesiastes 8.1 1Who islike a wise man? And who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man’s wisdom makes his face shine, And the sternness of his face is changed.
Ecclesiastes 7.29 29“Truly, this only I have found: That God made man upright, But they have sought out many schemes.”
Ecclesiastes 7.27, 28 27”Here is what I have found,” says the Preacher, “Addingone thing to the other to find the reason, 28Which my soul still seeks but I cannot find: One man among a thousand I have found: But a woman among all these I have not found.”
Every Man His Snare Ecclesiastes 7.25, 26 25I applied my heart to know, To search out and seek out wisdom and the reason of things, To know the wickedness of folly Even of foolishness andmadness. 26And I find more bitter than death The woman whose heart is snares and nets,…
Ecclesiastes 7.19-24 19Wisdom strengthens the wise More than ten rulers of the city. 20For there isnot a just man on earth who does good And does not sin. 21Also do not take to heart everything people say, Lest you hear your servant cursing you. 22For many times, also, your own…
Ecclesiastes 7.16-18 16Do not be overly righteous, Nor be overly wise: Why should you destroy yourself? 17Be not overly wicked, Nor be foolish: Why should you die before your time? 18It isgood that you grasp this, And also not remove your hand from the other; For he who fears God…
Ecclesiastes 7.15 15I have seen everything in my days of vanity: There is a just manwho perishes in his righteousness, And there is a wicked manwho prolongs lifein his wickedness.
Ecclesiastes 7.14 14In the day of prosperity be joyful, But in the day of adversity consider: Surely God has appointed the one as well as the other, So that man can find out nothing that will come after him.
Ecclesiastes 7.13 13Consider the work of God: For who can make straight what He has made crooked?
Ecclesiastes 7.12 12For wisdom is a defense as money is a defense, But the excellence of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to those who have it.
Ecclesiastes 7.11 11Wisdom isgood with an inheritance, And profitable to those who see the sun.
Ecclesiastes 7.8-10 8The end of a thing is better than its beginning; The patient in spirit isbetter than the proud in spirit. 9Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, For anger rests in the bosom of fools. 10Do not say, “Why were the former days better than these?”…
Ecclesiastes 7.5-7 5It isbetter for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise Than for a man to hear the song of fools. 6For like the crackling of thorns under a pot, So isthe laughter of the fool; This also is vanity. 7Surely oppression destroys a wise man’s reason,…