1 Cast thy bread upona the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

References for Ecclesiastes 11:1

    • † 11:1 - upon...: Heb. upon the face of the waters
      2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
      3 If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.
      4 He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
      5 As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
      6 In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper,b either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

      References for Ecclesiastes 11:6

        • ‡ 11:6 - shall prosper: Heb. shall be right
          7 Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:
          8 But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.
          9 Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
          10 Therefore remove sorrowc from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.

          References for Ecclesiastes 11:10

            • ˆ 11:10 - sorrow: or, anger