Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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18 This is what I have seen to be good: it is fitting to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils under the sun the few days of the life God gives us; for this is our lot. 18 Then I realized that it is good and proper for a man to eat and drink, and to find satisfaction in his toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given him--for this is his lot.
19 Likewise all to whom God gives wealth and possessions and whom he enables to enjoy them, and to accept their lot and find enjoyment in their toil—this is the gift of God. 19 Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work--this is a gift of God.
20 For they will scarcely brood over the days of their lives, because God keeps them occupied with the joy of their hearts. 20 He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart.