Darby Evil Under the Sun - Ecclesiastes 4 - AMP. Ecclesiastes 4:9. Ask a Question. Ecclesiastes 4:11-12 seem to be calling to mind traveling by foot in ancient Israel where it might be cold during the winter months and perhaps dangerous to life and limb because of attacks by robbers. Ecclesiastes 4 New International Version (NIV) Oppression, Toil, Friendlessness. What is the evidence that Christians are supposed to do GOOD WORKS, other than Ephesians 2:10? Ruth 2:12; John 4:36; 2 John 1:8; General references. Why did God use 5 women with … Are. 4 Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun: I saw the tears of the oppressed— and they have no comforter; power was on the side of their oppressors— and they have no comforter. Ecclesiastes 11:1-6 - Living In The Light Of The Limits Of Human Knowledge. A husband and wife working in harmony can add immensely to each spouse's quality of life, and if Jesus Christ is the third Person in that group, the strength He contributes is immeasurably positive. A.S.V. Are. John W. Ritenbaugh Ask a Question Got a Bible related Question? But woe to him who is alone when he falls and does not have another to lift him up. K.J.V. Ecclesiastes 4 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 4 Then I returned and considered all the oppressions that are practiced under the sun: And I beheld the tears of the oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they [too] had no comforter. Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.”. If a person is working alone and falls, no one else is around to help him. There is greater productivity, warmth, and security in numbers. Book Notes Barnes' Book Notes Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown Book Notes Robertson's Book Notes (NT) Commentaries Adam Clarke Barnes' Notes Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) … Ecclesiastes 4:9. But if someone is alone and falls, it's just too bad, because there is no one to help him. Friendly society is far beyond that wretched "aloneness" of the covetous wretch; [Ecclesiastes 4:8] he "joins house to house and land to land, that he may live alone in the midst of the earth." ", David F. Maas Ecclesiastes 4:9-11 Amplified Bible (AMP) 9 Two are better than one because they have a more satisfying return for their labor; 10 for if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. Last Week's Top Questions . As the wife of a prominent radio commentator has suggested, "Bill Clinton makes us comfortable with our own sins. Genesis 2:18; Exodus 4:14; Numbers 11:14; Proverbs 27:17; Haggai 1:14; Mark 6:7; Acts 13:2; Acts 15:39; 1 Corinthians 12:18; A good. Ecclesiastes 4:9 (Amplified® Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. Ecclesiastes 4:9 (Amplified® Bible) A.F.V A.S.V. Ecclesiastes 4:12 provides us with an example of a peculiarity of Hebrew writing that is seen in a number of places in the Old Testament. Ask Us! Amplified® Ask Us! Verse Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.- King James Version (5) Whoever observes the [king's] command will experience no harm, and a wise man's mind will know both when and what to do. . N.A.S.B. NASB E-Prime R.S.V. Two are better than one because they have a more satisfying return for their labor; for if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. 4. Two are better than one, because they have a good [more satisfying] reward for their labor; Jump to: Bible Study Tools • Parallel Bible Verse • Bible Contextual Overview • Bible Verse Review • Bible Cross-References • Gill's Bible Notes • Clarke's Bible Notes • Barnes' Bible Notes. Galatians 6:1-2 addresses this issue: “Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself lest you also be tempted. Questions. For instance, some social analysts have speculated that the reason the United States Senate did not carry out the House of Representatives recommendations to expel President Bill Clinton from office was a timidity rising from their own parallel sins and iniquities. (11) Again, if two lie down together, then they have warmth; but how can one be warm alone? Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 View Full Chapter. R.S.V. you shall not consent to him or listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him or conceal him. Amplified Bible Two are better than one because they have a more satisfying return for their labor; King James Version (1611) Two are better then one; because they haue a good reward for their labour. One traveler might invite danger; two would add to both travelers' safety; but three travelers would fare even better. Need some help understanding theology? Book Notes Barnes' Book Notes Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown Book Notes Robertson's Book Notes (NT) Commentaries Adam Clarke Barnes' Notes Forerunner Commentary Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown John Wesley's Notes Matthew Henry People's Commentary (NT) … All rights reserved. . 1 THEN I returned and considered all the oppressions that are practiced under the sun: And I beheld the tears of the oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they [too] had no comforter. This daily newsletter provides a starting point for personal study, and gives valuable insight into the verses that make up the Word of God. His overall point seems to be that in most cases more is better than less: One cord may be easily broken; two would require greater strength; but three would be very difficult to break. Ask a Question. Read the Bible. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Ecclesiastes and the Feast of Tabernacles (Part 2). The Amplified Bible Ecclesiastes 4:9. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (9) Two are better than one, because they have a good [more satisfying] reward for their labor; (10) For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow. God set in motion those immutable laws that bind one person to another. What happens when we stumble during our spiritual walk? NASB E-Prime R.S.V. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. Interestingly, families with many children seldom break up. By hashshenaim, the author refers to such a pair; haehhad is one such as is just described. Two are better than one.] But woe to him who is alone when he falls and does not have another to lift him up. When both hands are available, much more can be accomplished and every activity is easier. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and does not have another to lift him up. Companionship gives strength because a companion can offer so much help. Ecclesiastes 8:4-9 (4) For the word of a king is authority {and} power, and who can say to him, What are you doing? If one individual and another individual make a twofold cord, the threefold cord must have an additional element that we can infer to be God Almighty. N.A.S.B. Amplified® Bible copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and does not have another to lift him up. Two are better than one, because they have a good [more satisfying] reward for their labor Read verse in New International Version N.A.S.B. Need some help understanding theology? Think of this as it applies to families. What he has in mind is the matter of how unity adds to productivity, how safety is greatly increased, and how partnership with real friendship and thus greater unity makes an activity more immune to failure. Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. Amplified® Darby K.J.V. 5 The fool folds his hands [together] and consumes his own flesh [destroying himself by idleness and apathy]. Proverbs 27:17. Ecclesiastes 4:9 Two [are] better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. https://www.bible.com/bible/1588/ECC.4.9-10.AMP, Goals: Video Devotions From Your Time Of Grace, Created For Community: Lessons From Acts 2. See what over 145,000 subscribers are already receiving each day. 9Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: 10If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. Wisdom Of The Teacher For College Students, Ch. Ecclesiastes 4:9. Young's Compare all. For Permission to Quote Information visit, Ecclesiastes and Christian Living (Part Five): Comparisons, Ecclesiastes and the Feast of Tabernacles (Part 2). Compare all. N.A.S.B. This too is vanity (futility, false pride) and chasing after the wind. Ver. . Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 English Standard Version (ESV) 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. We are warned to stay away from any such bond: If your brother, the son of your mother, your son or your daughter, the wife of your bosom, or your friend who is as your own soul, secretly entices you, saying, "Let us go and serve other gods," which you have not known, neither you nor your fathers, . 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