Ecclesiastes 2:2

Overview - Ecclesiastes 2
The vanity of human courses in the works of pleasure.
12 Though the wise be better than the fool, yet both have one event.
18 The vanity of human labour, in leaving it they know not to whom.
24 Nothing better than joy in our labour; but that is God's gift.
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Ecclesiastes 2:2  (King James Version)
I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it?

I said
Solomon is not speaking here of sober enjoyment of the things of the world, but of intemperate pleasure, whose two attendants, laughter and mirth, are introduced by a beautiful prosopopoeia, as two persons, whom he treats with the utmost contempt.

It is
7:2-6 Proverbs 14:13 ; Isaiah 22:12 Isaiah 22:13 ; Amos 6:3-6 ; 1 Peter 4:2-4