Ecclesiastes 4:1-9 KJV

1 So I returned , and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed , and they had no comforter ; and on the sidea of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter .

References for Ecclesiastes 4:1

    • m 4:1 - side: Heb. hand
      2 Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
      3 Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.
      4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
      5 The fool foldeth his hands together , and eateth his own flesh.
      6 Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.
      7 Then I returned , and I saw vanity under the sun.
      8 There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
      9 Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.