Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. 12I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. 2 before the sun and the light. Ecclesiastes 12:13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the duty of all mankind. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails —given by one shepherd. 13 I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. when the doors to the street are closed and the sound of grinding fades; when people rise up … [b] 12 Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails(N)—given by one shepherd. 12 Remember(A) your Creator    in the days of your youth,before the days of trouble(B) come    and the years approach when you will say,    “I find no pleasure in them”—2 before the sun and the light    and the moon and the stars grow dark,    and the clouds return after the rain;3 when the keepers of the house tremble,    and the strong men stoop,when the grinders cease because they are few,    and those looking through the windows grow dim;4 when the doors to the street are closed    and the sound of grinding fades;when people rise up at the sound of birds,    but all their songs grow faint;(C)5 when people are afraid of heights    and of dangers in the streets;when the almond tree blossoms    and the grasshopper drags itself along    and desire no longer is stirred.Then people go to their eternal home(D)    and mourners(E) go about the streets. and … Ecclesiastes 4:1-12 - NIV: Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun: I saw the tears of the oppressed— and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors— and they have no comforter. Yet they will have control over all the fruit of my toil into which I … in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind! Ecclesiastes 12 NIV Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] New International Version: English Standard Version: 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them"-- Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. 10 The Teacher searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true. 2 Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster may come upon the land. (J)”, 9 Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also imparted knowledge to the people. Ecclesiastes 12New International Version (NIV) 12 Rememberyour Creator. But how can one keep warm alone? Ecclesiastes 12 - Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them"-- in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come. NIV 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— NIV 2 before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; NIV 3 when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men stoop, when the grinders … Meaningless!” says the Teacher. when people are afraid of heights and of dangers in the streets; when the almond tree blossoms and the grasshopper drags itself along and desire no longer is stirred. Read full chapter. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible - is just a step away! Genesis 42:38 And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone.... Genesis 44:29,31 And if you take this also from me, and mischief befall him, you shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.... Leviticus 19:32 You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD. For God will bring every work into judgment, Including every secret thing, Whether good or evil.” I love to read. ... NIV: Ecclesiastes 1. Ecc 12:5 - when people are afraid of heights and of dangers in the streets; when the almond tree blossoms and the grasshopper drags itself along and desire no longer is stirred. Read Ecclesiastes 12:2-12 in NIV and NIV using our online parallel Bible. Font Size. Read God's Word. [a](I)    “Everything is meaningless! Search. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. 13 Now all has been heard; NIV: New International Version All of it is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. S Ex 20:20; S 1Sa 12:24; S Job 23:15; S Ps 19:9, S Job 34:21; S Ps 19:12; Jer 16:17; 23:24, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New International Version, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. Ecclesiastes 12:13. and those looking through the windows grow dim; when people rise up at the sound of birds. in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come. Ecclesiastes 12:1–14 Remember b your Creator . Ecclesiastes 10-12. Try it free for 30 days. Bible Language English. Choose Bible version Book. Ecclesiastes 7:5 It is better to heed the rebuke of a wise person than to listen to the song of fools. and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”—. 1 Remember your Creator. Ecclesiastes 10:12 Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious, but fools are consumed by their own lips. [ b] 12 Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them"--. and the years approach when you will say. Ecclesiastes 12. Bible > NIV > Ecclesiastes 12 Ecclesiastes 12 New International Version: Par 1 Remember your Creator. New International Version. 1 Remember your Creator. Try it free for 30 days. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. Cancel. says the Teacher. Ecclesiastes 12:1. Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Try it free for 30 days. and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one shepherd. Read God's Word. and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture Retail: $54.99 Our Price: $32.99 Save: $22.00 (40%) Buy Now 19 And who knows whether that person will be wise or foolish? (R)14 For God will bring every deed into judgment,(S)    including every hidden thing,(T)    whether it is good or evil. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.(O). 14 I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind. 2 before the sun and the light. Meaningless!” says the Teacher. And what does pleasure accomplish?” 3 I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly —my mind still guiding me with wisdom. 3 If clouds are full of water, they pour rain on the earth. 13 Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the duty of all mankind. (H), 8 “Meaningless! and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”—. New International Version (NIV). and the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to God who gave it. Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth Or "Creators" F2; as "Makers", ( Job 35:10) ( Psalms 149:2) ( Isaiah 54:5) ; for more than one were concerned, as in the creation of all things in general, so of man in particular, ( Genesis 1:26) ; and these are neither more nor fewer than three; and are Father, Son, Spirit; the one God that has … Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.(O). This is the evil in everything that happens under the sun: The same destiny overtakes all. (H), 8 “Meaningless! Ecclesiastes 12 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— 2 before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. Bible Gateway Plus puts a library of commentaries and Greek & Hebrew language tools right in your pocket. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. 9 Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also imparted knowledge to the people. Ecclesiastes 12 New International Version. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. Version. Chapter. Font Size. in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come. Ecclesiastes 12:1-14. Then people go to their eternal home and mourners go about the streets. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come. Isaiah 22:23 I will drive him like a peg into a firm place; he … 2 I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless. Ecclesiastes 12. (J)”, 9 Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also imparted knowledge to the people. [b] 12 Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. and the years approach when you will say. 10 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one shepherd. The Conclusion of the Matter. 14I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a … 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Cross references: Ecclesiastes 12:1 … NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Ecclesiastes 12 - Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near of which you will say, "I have no pleasure in them"; All rights reserved worldwide. in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble c come . Ecclesiastes 12:4 NIV Ecclesiastes 12:4 NLT Ecclesiastes 12:4 ESV Ecclesiastes 12:4 NASB Ecclesiastes 12:4 KJV Ecclesiastes 12:4 Bible Apps Ecclesiastes 12:4 Biblia Paralela Ecclesiastes 12:4 Chinese Bible Ecclesiastes 12:4 French Bible Ecclesiastes 12:4 German Bible Ecclesiastes 12… 1 Remember your Creator. Ecclesiastes 11 Chapter Parallel Compare 1 Ship your grain across the sea; after many days you may receive a return. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. All rights reserved worldwide. 13 I devoted myself to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:12 NIV. and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”—. 4 If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest. Commentary. (R)14 For God will bring every deed into judgment,(S)    including every hidden thing,(T)    whether it is good or evil. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} Honor and enjoy your Creator while you’re still young, Before the years take their toll and your vigor wanes, Before your vision dims and the world blurs And the winter years keep you close to the fire. (K) 10 The Teacher(L) searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true.(M). Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble c come . I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. Ecclesiastes 12:12 NIV - Be warned, my son, of anything in - Bible Gateway. Cancel. Ecclesiastes 12 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after... Read verse in New International Version before the pitcher is shattered at the spring. Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 New International Version (NIV) 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: 10 If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. 12. 12 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— 2 before the sun 3 Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense and show everyone how stupid they are. (K) 10 The Teacher(L) searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true.(M). Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter Or "the end" F15 of it. and those looking through the windows grow dim; when people rise up at the sound of birds. 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Ecclesiastes 12 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them"--2 before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; 3 Here, as in the beginning of the book Ecclesiastes 1:1-2, the Preacher speaks of himself Ecclesiastes 12:8-10 in the third person. 13 I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. and the years approach when you will say, ... NIV: Ecclesiastes 12. 10 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. [a](I)    “Everything is meaningless! 13 Now all has been heard;    here is the conclusion of the matter:Fear God(P) and keep his commandments,(Q)    for this is the duty of all mankind. Then people go to their eternal home and mourners go about the streets. in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come. before the pitcher is shattered at the spring. New International Version (NIV) Bible Book List. NIV: New International Version . 12 I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind! The … Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our NEW "Know the Bible" series. the almond. 2 before the sun and the light. 12 I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 12:1–14 Remember b your Creator . Ecclesiastes 12:13-4, NIV “Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all. 12. 1. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. Bible Language English. Ecclesiastes 12. Ecclesiastes 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of your heart.... Psalm 96:13 Before the LORD: for he comes, for he comes to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness.... Matthew 12:36 But I say to you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day … Ecclesiastes 1:1-12 New International Version (NIV) Everything Is Meaningless. Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. 18 I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me. New International Version Update. 11 The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails(N)—given by one shepherd. NIV 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— NIV 2 before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; NIV 3 when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men stoop, when the grinders … A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. creation life joy Chapter. New International Version (NIV). 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. 11 Also, if … Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 6 Remember him—before the silver cord is severed,    and the golden bowl is broken;before the pitcher is shattered at the spring,    and the wheel broken at the well,7 and the dust returns(F) to the ground it came from,    and the spirit returns to God(G) who gave it. Pleasures Are Meaningless. 10 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. 12:11 Or Shepherd 12 Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. in the days of your youth, before the days of troublecome. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind! when the grinders cease because they are few. Ecclesiastes 12 New International Version (NIV) 12 Remember your Creator. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. But pity anyone who falls. Ecclesiastes 12:1. New International Version Update. 13 Now all has been heard;    here is the conclusion of the matter:Fear God(P) and keep his commandments,(Q)    for this is the duty of all mankind. Ecclesiastes 11 Song of Songs 1 ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! Read Ecclesiastes 12:1-12 in NIV and NIV using our online parallel Bible. 3 Even as fools walk along the road, they lack sense and show everyone how stupid they are. Ecclesiastes 12. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”—. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Or ever the silver cord be loosed ... Ecclesiastes 12:6 NIV Ecclesiastes 12:6 NLT Ecclesiastes 12:6 ESV Ecclesiastes 12:6 NASB Ecclesiastes 12:6 KJV Ecclesiastes 12:6 Bible Apps Ecclesiastes 12:6 Biblia Paralela Ecclesiastes 12:6 Parallel. Ecclesiastes 12: Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them"- when the grinders cease because they are few. 13I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. 17 So I hated life, because the work that is done under the sun was grievous to me. and has no one to help them up. 2 “Laughter,” I said, “is madness. Ecclesiastes 12 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— 4 If a ruler’s anger rises against you, do not leave your post; calmness can lay great offenses to rest. ... 12 I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem. 1 As dead flies give perfume a bad smell, so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. Meaningless!" Ecclesiastes 12:1 New International Version (NIV) 12 Remember your Creator. Ecclesiastes 12:7 NIV. 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Learn more today! 6 Remember him—before the silver cord is severed,    and the golden bowl is broken;before the pitcher is shattered at the spring,    and the wheel broken at the well,7 and the dust returns(F) to the ground it came from,    and the spirit returns to God(G) who gave it. 12 Remember(A) your Creator    in the days of your youth,before the days of trouble(B) come    and the years approach when you will say,    “I find no pleasure in them”—2 before the sun and the light    and the moon and the stars grow dark,    and the clouds return after the rain;3 when the keepers of the house tremble,    and the strong men stoop,when the grinders cease because they are few,    and those looking through the windows grow dim;4 when the doors to the street are closed    and the sound of grinding fades;when people rise up at the sound of birds,    but all their songs grow faint;(C)5 when people are afraid of heights    and of dangers in the streets;when the almond tree blossoms    and the grasshopper drags itself along    and desire no longer is stirred.Then people go to their eternal home(D)    and mourners(E) go about the streets. 12 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them"- 2 before the sun and the light and the moon and the stars grow dark, and the clouds return after the rain; 3 when the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men stoop, when the … He first repeats Ecclesiastes 12:8 the mournful, perplexing theme with which his musings began Ecclesiastes 1:2 ; and then states the encouraging practical conclusion Ecclesiastes 12:13-14 to which they have led him. 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