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Ecclesiastes 3:13 LEB

13 And for anyone to eat and drink, that is, {to enjoy the fruit of all his toil}, this also is a gift of God.

References for Ecclesiastes 3:13

    • g 3:13 - Literally "to see good in all his toil"

      Study tools for Ecclesiastes 3:13

      • a 3:2 - Or "a time to be born"; MT reads the active form "to bear [children]"
      • b 3:10 - Literally "the sons of the man"
      • c 3:10 - Or "to be busy"
      • d 3:11 - Literally "eternity"
      • e 3:12 - Literally "no good"
      • f 3:12 - Literally "to rejoice and to do good"
      • g 3:13 - Literally "to see good in all his toil"
      • h 3:14 - Or "they"
      • i 3:15 - Literally "God seeks [what] is pursued"
      • j 3:17 - Literally "in my heart"
      • k 3:17 - The MT reads ???? "there," but repointing to ????, "he has appointed," makes better sense
      • l 3:18 - Literally "the sons of the man"
      • m 3:18 - Or "tests"
      • n 3:18 - The MT reads active "to see," but causative "to show" is reflected by LXX, Syriac Peshitta, and Latin Vulgate
      • o 3:19 - Literally "the sons of the man"
      • p 3:19 - Literally "[is] one"
      • q 3:19 - Literally "and one breath [is] for all"
      • r 3:22 - Literally "For who can bring him to see in what will be after him?"