Ecclesiastes 5:8 ESV

The Vanity of Wealth and Honor

8 1If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and righteousness, 2do not be amazed at the matter, 3for the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them.

References for Ecclesiastes 5:8

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      • a 5:1 - Ch 4:17 in Hebrew
      • b 5:2 - Ch 5:1 in Hebrew
      • c 5:6 - Hebrew your flesh
      • d 5:6 - Or angel
      • e 5:7 - Or For when dreams and vanities increase, words also grow many
      • f 5:9 - The meaning of the Hebrew verse is uncertain
      • g 5:18 - Or and see good