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Ecclesiastes 4:1 NAS

The Evils of Oppression

1 Then I looked again at all the acts of 1oppression which were being done under the sun. And behold I saw the tears of the oppressed and that they had 2no one to comfort them; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they had no one to comfort them.

References for Ecclesiastes 4:1

Study tools for Ecclesiastes 4:1

  • a 4:4 - Or "futility," and so throughout the ch
  • b 4:8 - Lit "second"
  • c 4:10 - Lit "they fall"
  • d 4:10 - Lit "a second"
  • e 4:11 - Lit "have warmth"
  • f 4:12 - Lit "he"
  • g 4:13 - Or "warning"
  • h 4:15 - Lit "stands in his stead"