Better Than

What is BETTER than - in Ecclesiastes



Ecclesiastes 2:24 There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy good in his labor.  This also I saw, that it is from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 3:12 I know that there is nothing better for them, than to rejoice, and to do good so long as they live.

Ecclesiastes 3:22 Wherefore I saw that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him back to see what shall be after him?

Ecclesiastes 4:3 yes, better than them both did I esteem him that has not yet been, who has not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 4:6  Better is a handful, with quietness, than two handfuls with labor and striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 4:9  Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.

Ecclesiastes 4:13 Better is a poor and wise youth than an old and foolish king, who knows not how to receive admonition any more.

Ecclesiastes 5:1  Keep your foot when you go to the house of God; for to draw near to hear is better than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they do not know that they do evil.

Ecclesiastes 5:5  Better is it that you should not vow, than that you should vow and not pay.

Ecclesiastes 6:3  If a man beget a hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years are many, but his soul be not filled with good, and moreover he has no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he:

Ecclesiastes 6:9  Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 6:11 Seeing there are many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?

Ecclesiastes 7:1  A good name is better than precious oil, and the day of death, than the day of one's birth.

Ecclesiastes 7:2  It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart.

Ecclesiastes 7:3  Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made glad.

Ecclesiastes 7:5  It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

Ecclesiastes 7:8  Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Ecclesiastes 7:10 Do not say, “What is the cause that the former days were better than these?”  For you do not inquire wisely concerning this.

Ecclesiastes 8:15 Then I commended mirth, because a man has no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be joyful: for that shall abide with him in his labor all the days of his life which God has given him under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 9:4  For to him that is joined with all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

Ecclesiastes 9:16 Then said I, “Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's

wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.”

Ecclesiastes 9:17 The words of the wise heard in quiet are better than the cry of him that rules among fools.

Ecclesiastes 9:18 Wisdom is better than weapons of war; but one sinner destroys much good.






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I am trying to understand what is all that about. However I know the Truth is only One.

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DEDICATION This is the end of the matter; all has been heard: fear God, and keep His commandments; for this is the whole duty of man. For God will bring every work into judgment, with every hidden thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil. Ecclesiastes 12:13-14

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