This version is certainly incorrect. # … 7 For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be? Verse 9. ECCLESIASTES 8:9. 7 Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works. 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? Ecclesiastes 8:9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. Daniel 2:15 and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? The Wicked Man's Life, Funeral, and Epitaph We shall this morning want you, first of all, to walk with a living man; it is said of him that he did "come and go from the place of the holy:" next, I shall want you to attend his funeral, and then, in conclusion I shall ask you to assist in writing his epitaph--"and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this also is vanity." 17 Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea farther; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it. Ecclesiastes 8:9 King James Version (KJV). This passage carries forward Solomon's thoughts on the use of power by a stern ruler who exercises his governing powers tyrannically (verses 5-8). Ecclesiastes 8:1-17—Navigate by chapter and verse in the King James Version of the Bible. Related Commentaries for Ecclesiastes 8. Ecclesiastes 8:9. 4 Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou? 11 Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. He gained this experience by giving his mind to the consideration of men's actions. How might it affect those of us living by faith? KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. 5 Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment. - All this have I seen (Ecclesiastes 5:18; Ecclesiastes 7:23); i.e. KJV: King James Version King James Version (KJV), KJV, Journal the Word Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition: Reflect, Journal, or Create Art Next to Your Favorite Verses, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition. The case is still that of an unwise king whose command is obeyed Ecclesiastes 8:2 even to the hurt of the wise man who obeys him.. Other Barnes' Notes entries containing Ecclesiastes 8:9:. Ecclesiastes 8:9-10. To his own hurt - Or, "to the hurt of the subject." all that has been mentioned in the preceding eight verses, especially the conviction of retributive justice. 15 Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun. Ecclesiastes 8:9 King James Version << Ecclesiastes 7 | Ecclesiastes 8 | Ecclesiastes 9 >> 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. 8 Let thy garments be always white; and let thy head lack no ointment. 16 Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. 2 I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment, and that in regard of the oath of God. a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed. Ecclesiastes 8:9 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. Ecclesiastes 8 8 1 Who is as the wise man? Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. 2 I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment, and that in regard of the oath of God. 8 Who is as the wise man? Daniel 2:15 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. 10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. Ecclesiastes 8:9 KJV: All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: [there is] a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. 5 For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. Ecclesiastes 8:9-13 King James Version << Ecclesiastes 7 | Ecclesiastes 8 | Ecclesiastes 9 >> 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. 3 Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him. There is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. To his own hurt - Or, "to the hurt of the subject." Read more Share Copy Ecclesiastes 8:9 KJV All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. Read verse in King James Version Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18. 3 This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead. The Inequalities of Life. 9 All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. 12 Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: 13 But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God. 8 Who is as the wise man? a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed. 13 This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: 14 There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.