1750 Challoner Revision of the Douay-Rheims (DR)

Ecclesiastes 7

1 Remedies against vanity are, a good name, 2 mortification, 7 patience, 11 wisdom. 23 The difficulty of wisdom.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:1 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:1 Comments and Study Notes 7:1 ¶ A good name is better than precious ointments: and the day of death than the day of one's birth.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:2 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:2 Comments and Study Notes 7:2 ¶ It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to the house of feasting: for in that we are put in mind of the end of all, and the living thinketh what is to come.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:3 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:3 Comments and Study Notes 7:3 Anger is better than laughter: because by the sadness of the countenance the mind of the offender is corrected.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:4 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:4 Comments and Study Notes 7:4 The heart of the wise is where there is mourning, and the heart of fools where there is mirth.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:5 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:5 Comments and Study Notes 7:5 It is better to be rebuked by a wise man, than to be deceived by the flattery of fools.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:6 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:6 Comments and Study Notes 7:6 For as the crackling of thorns burning under a pot, so is the laughter of a fool: now this also is vanity.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:7 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:7 Comments and Study Notes 7:7 ¶ Oppression troubleth the wise, and shall destroy the strength of his heart.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:8 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:8 Comments and Study Notes 7:8 Better is the end of a speech than the beginning. Better is the patient man than the presumptuous.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:9 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:9 Comments and Study Notes 7:9 Be not quickly angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of a fool.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:10 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:10 Comments and Study Notes 7:10 Say not: What thinkest thou is the cause that former times were better than they are now? for this manner of question is foolish.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:11 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:11 Comments and Study Notes 7:11 ¶ Wisdom with riches is more profitable, and bringeth more advantage to them that see the sun.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:12 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:12 Comments and Study Notes 7:12 For as wisdom is a defence, so money is a defence: but learning and wisdom excel in this, that they give life to him that possesseth them.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:13 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:13 Comments and Study Notes 7:13 Consider the works of God, that no man can correct whom he hath despised.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:14 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:14 Comments and Study Notes 7:14 In the good day enjoy good things, and beware beforehand of the evil day: for God hath made both the one and the other, that man may not find against him any just complaint.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:15 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:15 Comments and Study Notes 7:15 These things also I saw in the days of my vanity: A just man perisheth in his justice, and a wicked man liveth a long time in his wickedness.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:16 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:16 Comments and Study Notes 7:16 Be not over just: and be not more wise than is necessary, lest thou become stupid.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:17 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:17 Comments and Study Notes 7:17 Be not overmuch wicked: and be not foolish, lest thou die before thy time.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:18 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:18 Comments and Study Notes 7:18 It is good that thou shouldst hold up the just, yea and from him withdraw not thy hand: for he that feareth God, neglecteth nothing.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:19 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:19 Comments and Study Notes 7:19 Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:20 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:20 Comments and Study Notes 7:20 For there is no just man upon earth, that doth good, and sinneth not.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:21 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:21 Comments and Study Notes 7:21 But do not apply thy heart to all words that are spoken: lest perhaps thou hear thy servant reviling thee.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:22 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:22 Comments and Study Notes 7:22 For thy conscience knoweth that thou also hast often spoken evil of others.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:23 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:23 Comments and Study Notes 7:23 ¶ I have tried all things in wisdom. I have said: I will be wise: and it departed farther from me,

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:24 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:24 Comments and Study Notes 7:24 Much more than it was: it is a great depth, who shall find it out?

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:25 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:25 Comments and Study Notes 7:25 I have surveyed all things with my mind, to know, and consider, and seek out wisdom and reason: and to know the wickedness of the fool, and the error of the imprudent:

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:26 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:26 Comments and Study Notes 7:26 And I have found a woman more bitter than death, who is the hunter's snare, and her heart is a net, and her hands are bands. He that pleaseth God shall escape from her: but he that is a sinner, shall be caught by her.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:27 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:27 Comments and Study Notes 7:27 Lo this have I found, said Ecclesiastes, weighing one thing after another, that I might find out the account,

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:28 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:28 Comments and Study Notes 7:28 Which yet my soul seeketh, and I have not found it. One man among a thousand I have found, a woman among them all I have not found.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 7:29 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 7:29 Comments and Study Notes 7:29 Only this I have found, that God made man right, and he hath entangled himself with an infinity of questions. Who is as the wise man? and who hath known the resolution of the word?

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