Ecclesiastes 11. Ecclesiastes 3:11 in all English translations. Ecclesiastes 3. 13 Fools base their thoughts on foolish assumptions, so their conclusions will be wicked madness; 14 they chatter on and on. 4 I also tried to find meaning by building huge homes for myself and by planting beautiful vineyards. ecclesiastes 11 1 6 nlt, Although Proverbs precedes Ecclesiastes it is a step ahead of it in spiritual matters. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Psalm 50:21 While you did all this, I remained silent, and you thought I didn't care. 11:3 The clouds - Learn, O man, the practice of liberality from the very lifeless creatures, from the clouds; which when they are filled with water, do not hoard it up, but plentifully pour it forth for the refreshment both of the fruitful field and the barren wilderness. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end. Ecc 11:2. Hebrew reads Throw your bread on the waters, / for after many days you will find it again. NLT Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown/mahogany (red letter), NLT Study Bible, Personal Size TuTone Leatherlike Brown/Blue, NLT Inspire Bible: The Bible for Creative Journaling, Teal, My First Hands-on Bible--soft leather-look, pretty pink, NLT Life Application Large-Print Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, teal, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, hardcover. When clouds are heavy, the rains come down. Paragraph. 13 That’s the whole story. But remember that you must give an account to God for everything you do. Ecc 11:1. But divide your investments among many places, for you do not know what risks might lie ahead. Honor him in your youth before you grow old and say, “Life is not pleasant anymore.” 2 Remember him before the light of the sun, moon, and stars is dim to your old eyes, and rain clouds continually darken your sky. It is all decided by chance, by being in the right place at the right time. 11 Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Tools. Then pull back so that he will be killed." Or Give generously, / for your gifts will return to you later. New Living Translation (NLT). Tools. 3 When clouds are heavy, the rains come down. Masters - By the teachers of God's church, appointed of God for that work. Do everything you want to do; take it all in. Ecclesiastes 11 :: New Living Translation (NLT) Strong's. Biblical Translations of Ecclesiastes 3:11. If they watch every cloud, they never harvest. 12 So I concluded there is nothing better than to be happy and enjoy ourselves as long as we can. The Teacher Speaks: The Futility of Wisdom. 11 I have observed something else under the sun. 10 The Teacher sought to find just the right words to express truths clearly.[e]. Hebrew reads Throw your bread on the waters, / for after many days you will find it again. If they watch every cloud, they never harvest. Ecclesiastes 11:7. Hebrew reads Throw your bread on the waters, / for after many days you will find it again. NLT. 6 Plant your seed in the morning and keep busy all afternoon, for you don’t know if profit will come from one activity or another—or maybe both. Here now is my final conclusion: Fear God and obey his commands, for this is everyone’s duty. But let them also remember there will be many dark days. 9 Young people,[d] it’s wonderful to be young! In this way, I tried to experience the only happiness most people find during their brief life in this world. 10 So refuse to worry, and keep your body healthy. 11 Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. But let them also remember there will be many dark days. 11 Send your grain across the seas,    and in time, profits will flow back to you. The light … the sun - Gifts of God which cheer man‘s toil, but which he almost ceases to appreciate in his old age. Read verse in New Living Translation 11 If a snake bites before you charm it, what’s the use of being a snake charmer? 11:9 Hebrew Young man. A time to plant and a time to harvest. All rights reserved. Everything still to come is meaningless. 2 A time to be born and a time to die. Let’s look for the ‘good things’ in life.” But I found that this, too, was meaningless. We will be free of trouble forever!" Tools. 5 Just as you cannot understand the path of the wind or the mystery of a tiny baby growing in its mother’s womb,[c] so you cannot understand the activity of God, who does all things. 11 The words of the wise are like cattle prods—painful but helpful. Enjoy every minute of it. Red Letter. He listened carefully to many proverbs, studying and classifying them. 4 Remember him before the door to life’s opportunities is closed and the sound of work fades. Remember him before your teeth—your few remaining servants—stop grinding; and before your eyes—the women looking through the windows—see dimly. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) Invest in Many Ventures. Bible Gateway Plus puts a library of commentaries and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. Chapter 11. But remember that youth, with a whole life before you, is meaningless. The fastest runner doesn’t always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn’t always win the battle. Whether a tree falls north or south, it stays where it falls. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) The Uncertainties of Life. 11:1 Or Give generously, / for your gifts will return to you later. Verse. Don’t wait until the water jar is smashed at the spring and the pulley is broken at the well. 5 Remember him before you become fearful of falling and worry about danger in the streets; before your hair turns white like an almond tree in bloom, and you drag along without energy like a dying grasshopper, and the caperberry no longer inspires sexual desire.