Show content in: English Both Hebrew. ... Ecclesiasticus (Sirach) 6. "A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honor, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of … Ecclesiasticus Chapter 6. Also of long life and flourishing families. Repeating about two or three different points, Ecclesiastes goes on. Ecc 6:2 - A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease. 5 Moreover he hath not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this hath more rest than the other. And he who has entered on life only for one moment, to quit it the next, has a preferable lot to him who has lived long, but only to suffer.7-12 A little will serve to sustain us comfortably, and a great deal can do no more. The poor man has comfort as well as the richest, and is under no real disadvantage. 9 Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit. (1-6) The little advantage any one has in outward things. This verse needs to be considered with verse two. 10 and a third kind of friend will share your table, but not stand by you in your day of trouble: 11 when you are doing well he will be your second self, ordering your servants about; 12 but, if disaster befalls you, he will recoil from you and keep out of your way. If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and … Let us return to God, trust in his mercy through Jesus Christ, and submit to his will. 6 Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place? 6:1. Ecclesiastes 6 The Vanity of Wealth and Honor 1 There a is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men: 2 A man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor, b so that he lacks nothing for himself of all he desires; c yet God does not give him power to … New International Version 6 I have seen another evil under the sun, and it weighs heavily on mankind: 2 God gives some people wealth, possessions and honor, so that they lack nothing their hearts desire, but God does not grant them the ability to enjoy them, and strangers enjoy them instead. 6 Let your acquaintances be many, but for advisers choose one out of a thousand. 35 Listen willingly to any discourse coming from God, do not let wise proverbs escape you. (1-2) Others can take one’s wealth. 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Such a man, in his passage through life, seems to have been born for no end or use. 7 All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled. A numerous family was a matter of fond desire and of high honour among the Hebrews; and long life is the desire of mankind in general. Then soon shall we glide through this vexatious world, and find ourselves in that happy place, where there is fulness of joy and pleasures for evermore.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Chapter 6. 6 Should such a one live twice a thousand years and not enjoy those goods, do not both go to the same place? The greatest possessions and honours cannot set us above the common events of human life. 3 If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he. Next » Chapter 7. (7-12) Commentary on Ecclesiastes 6:1-6 (Read Ecclesiastes 6:1-6) Ecclesiasticus Chapter 6 Ecclesiasticus Chapter 6 1 Instead of a friend become not an enemy; for thereby thou shalt inherit an ill name, shame, and reproach: even so … Ecclesiastes 6 The Vanity of Wealth and Honor. ... CHAPTER 6. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2021 Catholic Online. It's horrible. 32 If you wish it, my child, you can be taught; apply yourself, and you will become intelligent. 1 There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it is prevalent among men. In this chapter, I. 30 Her yoke will be a golden ornament, and her bonds be purple ribbons; 31 you will wear her like a robe of honour, you will put her on like a crown of joy. Your Catholic Voice Foundation has been granted a recognition of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. According to Ecclesiastes, the sight of the eyes is better than what. 8 For some man is a friend for his own occasion, and will not abide in the day of thy trouble. Ecclesiastes 6 [[[[[ECCLES 6:1 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men: ECCLES 6:2 A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease. He says that a man might not have a chance to enjoy the wealth he's earned, and someone else will end up getting it. Ecclesiasticus Chapter 6 - Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible » Ecclesiasticus » Chapter 6 1 Instead of a friend become not an enemy to thy neighbour: for an evil man shall inherit reproach and shame, so shall every sinner that is envious and double tongued. INSTEAD of a friend become not an enemy to thy neighbour: for an evil man shall inherit reproach and shame, so shall every sinner that is envious and double tongued. Let your acquaintances be many, but your advisers one in a thousand. 6 Let your acquaintances be many, but for advisers choose one out of a thousand. Ecclesiastes Chapter 6. Ecclesiastes 6 is the sixth chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. 6. 7 If you want to make a friend, take him on trial, and do not be in a hurry to trust him; 8 for one kind of friend is so only when it suits him but will not stand by you in your day of trouble. 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