The Blue Letter Bible
Sponsors
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Ecclesiastes 8 :: King James Version (KJV)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:1 - Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:2 - I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment, and that in regard of the oath of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:3 - Be not hasty to go out of his sight: stand not in an evil thing; for he doeth whatsoever pleaseth him.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:4 - Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What doest thou?

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:5 - Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:6 - Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:7 - For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:8 - There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:10 - And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:11 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:12 - 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:

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:13 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:14 - There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:15 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:16 - When I applied mine heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes:)

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:17 - 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 further; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.
KJV

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1