|Overview - Ecclesiastes 4|
|1||Vanity is increased unto men by oppression;|
Ecclesiastes 4:12 (King James Version)
And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
- And if
- This is well illustrated by the fable of the dying father, who, to shew his sons the advantages of union, gave them a bundle of twigs, which could not be broken when bound together, but were easily snapped asunder one by one.
- and a
- 2 Samuel 23:9 2 Samuel 23:16 2 Samuel 23:18 2 Samuel 23:19 2 Samuel 23:23 ; Daniel 3:16 Daniel 3:17 ; Ephesians 4:3