Ecclesiastes 2:4-9 GNT

4 I accomplished great things. I built myself houses and planted vineyards. 1

References for Ecclesiastes 2:4

    • 3 2:4 - 2.4-8 1 K 10.23-27; 2 Ch 9.22-27.
      5 I planted gardens and orchards, with all kinds of fruit trees in them;
      6 I dug ponds to irrigate them.
      7 I bought many slaves, and there were slaves born in my household. I owned more livestock than anyone else who had ever lived in Jerusalem. 2

      References for Ecclesiastes 2:7

        • 4 2:7 - 2.7 1 K 4.23.
          8 I also piled up silver and gold from the royal treasuries of the lands I ruled. Men and women sang to entertain me, and I had all the women a man could want. 3

          References for Ecclesiastes 2:8

            • 5 2:8 - 2.8 1 K 10.10, 14-22.
              9 Yes, I was great, greater than anyone else who had ever lived in Jerusalem, and my wisdom never failed me. 4

              References for Ecclesiastes 2:9

                • 6 2:9 - 2.9 1 Ch 29.25.