Ecclesiastes 2:24-26 NRSA

24 There is nothing better for mortals than to eat and drink, and find enjoyment in their toil. This also, I saw, is from the hand of God;
25 for apart from him a who can eat or who can have enjoyment?

References for Ecclesiastes 2:25

    • j 2:25 - Gk Syr: Heb [apart from me]
      26 For to the one who pleases him God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy; but to the sinner he gives the work of gathering and heaping, only to give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind. b

      References for Ecclesiastes 2:26

        • k 2:26 - Or [a feeding on wind.] See Hos 12.1