Bible: Ecc 3:9-13

Man is Ignorant of God’s Timing

3:9 What benefit can a worker 1  gain from his toil? 2 

3:10 I have observed the burden

that God has given to people 3  to keep them occupied.

3:11 God has made everything fit beautifully 4  in its appropriate time,

but 5  he has also placed ignorance 6  in the human heart 7 

so that 8  people 9  cannot discover what God has ordained, 10 

from the beginning to the end 11  of their lives. 12 

Enjoy Life in the Present

3:12 I have concluded 13  that there is nothing better for people 14 

than 15  to be happy and to enjoy

themselves 16  as long as they live,

3:13 and also that everyone should eat and drink, and find enjoyment in all his toil,

for these things 17  are a gift from God.

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