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18 Behold, [a]that which I have seen to be good and to be comely is for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor, wherein he laboreth under the sun, [b]all the days of his life which God hath given him: for this is his portion. 19 Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labor—this is the gift of God. 20 For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Or, that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one etc.
  2. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Hebrew the number of the days.

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