23 For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief: his heart also taketh not rest in the night: which also is vanity.

24 There is no profit to man, but that he eat and drink, and [a]delight his soul with the profit of his labor: I saw also this, that it was of the hand of God.

25 For who could eat, and who could haste to [b]outward things more than I?

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 2:24 When man hath all labored, he can get no more than food and refreshing, yet he confesseth also that this cometh of God’s blessing, as Eccl. 3:13.
  2. Ecclesiastes 2:25 Meaning, to pleasures.
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