The Scriptorium - Fellowship of Ailbe
The Scriptorium
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,…
Ecclesiastes 7.2-4 2Better to go to the house of mourning Than to go to the house of feasting, For that isthe end of all men; And the living will take itto heart. 3Sorrow isbetter than laughter, For by a sad countenance the heart is made better. 4The heart of the…
Ecclesiastes 7.1 1A good name isbetter than precious ointment, And the day of death than the day of one’s birth…
Ecclesiastes 6.11, 12 11Since there are many things that increase vanity, How is man the better? 12For who knows what isgood for man in life, all the days of his vain life which he passes like a shadow? Who can tell a man what will happen after him under the…
Ecclesiastes 6.10 10Whatever one is, he has been named already, For it is known the he is man; And he cannot contend with Him who is mightier than he.
Ecclesiastes 6.9 9Better isthe sight of the eyes than the wandering of desire. This also isvanity and grasping for the wind.
Ecclesiastes 6.7, 8 7All the labor of man isfor his mouth, And yet the soul is not satisfied. 8For what more has the wise manthan the fool? What does the poor man have, Who knows howto walk before the living?
Ecclesiastes 6.4-6 4– for it comes in vanity and departs in darkness, and its name is covered in darkness. 5Though it has not yet seen the sun or known anything, this has more rest rather than that man, 6even if he lives a thousand years twice – but has not…
Ecclesiastes 6.3 3If a man begets a hundred childrenand lives many years, so that the days of his years are many, but his soul is not satisfied with goodness, and indeed he has no burial, I say thata stillborn child isbetter than he…