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If You Have Wealth, Enjoy It as God Enables

18 Look! I have discovered what is good and fitting: to eat and to drink and to enjoy[a] all the fruit of the toil with which one toils under the sun during the number of the days of his life that God gives to him—for this is his lot.[b] 19 This indeed is a gift of God: everyone to whom God gives wealth and possessions, he also empowers him to enjoy them,[c] to accept his lot, and to rejoice in the fruit of his toil. 20 For he does not remember the brief days of his life, for God keeps his heart preoccupied with enjoyment of life.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Literally “to see goodness”
  2. Ecclesiastes 5:18 Or “fate”
  3. Ecclesiastes 5:19 Literally “to eat from it”

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