23 Because all his days his task is painful and (A)grievous; even at night his [a]mind (B)does not rest. This too is vanity.

24 There is (C)nothing better for a man than to eat and drink and [b]tell himself that his labor is good. This also I have seen that it is (D)from the hand of God. 25 For who can eat and who can have enjoyment without [c]Him?

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 2:23 Lit heart
  2. Ecclesiastes 2:24 Lit cause his soul to see good in his labor
  3. Ecclesiastes 2:25 So Gr; Heb me
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