Solomon advises us that the use of faith will always contain an element of risk of loss because we do not know the end from the beginning. 14, 15. 4 And the doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound of the grinding is low, and he shall rise up at the voice of the bird, and all the daughters of musick shall be brought low; 5 Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets: 6 Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. 10 Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity. A. M. W. Christopher--Letter from Gulf of St. Lawrence-Mrs. Birt's Sheltering Home, Liverpool--Letter to Mrs. Merry--Letter from Canada--Miss Macpherson's return to England-- Letter of cheer for Dr. Barnardo--Removal to Hackney Home. Ecclesiastes 11 :: New King James Version (NKJV) Strong's. Cast thy bread upon the {a} waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Excuse not thyself with the good thou hast done, from the good thou hast further to do. Geneva Study Bible. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments, EcclesiastesIt is not surprising that the book of Ecclesiastes had a struggle to maintain its place in the canon, and it was probably only its reputed Solomonic authorship and the last two verses of the book that permanently secured its position at the synod of Jamnia in 90 A.D. The chief cause of the wickedness which is every where seen in the world, and in which, alas! 1 Cast thy bread vpon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many dayes. VIII, 1872-1874. 1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. 2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Solomon reverts to the sentiment ( Ecclesiastes 9:10). Exhortation to liberality. 9 Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 5 As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all. The Jewish scholars of the first century A.D. were struck by the manner in which it contradicted itself: e.g., "I praised the dead more than the living," iv. A. M. W. Christopher --Letter from Gulf of St. Lawrence-Mrs. Birt's Sheltering Home, Liverpool --Letter to Mrs. Merry --Letter from Canada --Miss. But there was this difference between the earlier and the later Prophets; the earlier lived and died in honour among their people,--in outward honour; though hated and thwarted by the wicked, they were exalted to high places, and ruled in the congregation. Verse. Ecclesiastes 11:1 (King James Version) ... although not found in extant writings of earlier date than Ecclesiastes. 14, 15. --Jeremiah i. Give freely, though it may seem thrown away and lost. I believe it is even thought unmanly by many persons (though they may not like to say …John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. each of us has more or less his share, is our curiosity to have some fellowship with darkness, some experience of sin, to know what the pleasures of sin are like. Tools. Gal 3: 10. Matt 21: 19. Paragraph. And in this chapter, the Preacher in the first six verses gives us some good sound financial advice. The chief cause of the wickedness which is every where seen in the world, and in which, alas! 2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Ecclesiastes 11:1-5 KJV. 7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. 1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Cancel. 11 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Cast Your Bread upon the Waters. 7 Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun: 8 But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. "Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Though human praise is not sought, we cannot but feel peculiar pleasure in giving the following testimony from a servant of the Lord so much revered as the Rev, A. M. W. Christopher of Oxford:-- "Of all the works of Christian benevolence which the great …Clara M. S. Lowe—God's Answers, Jeremiah, a Lesson for the Disappointed. Cast thy bread upon the waters - An allusion to the sowing of rice; which was sown upon muddy ground, or ground covered with water, and trodden in by the feet of cattle: it thus took root, and grew, and was found after many days in a plentiful harvest. Clarke's Notes on the Bible. 1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. 4; but they were still more, 1872-1874. The allegation, therefore, that the language of this book shows distinct traces of the Chaldean invasion, of the Babylonian captivity, or of any later event which affected the Hebrew tongue, may be considered sufficiently answered Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Give to many. Ecclesiastes 11:2 shows that charity is here inculcated. We can only vaguely conceive the future. 2, "A living dog is better than a dead lion," ix. We are to sow our benefits broadcast, and be assured we shall have a harvest of reward. Ecclesiastes 11:1-2. upon...: Heb. upon the face of the waters. waters--image from the custom of sowing seed by casting it from boats into the overflowing waters of the Nile, or in any marshy ground. God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. 3 If the clouds be full of raine, they emptie themselues vpon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the South, or toward the North, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be. Ecclesiastes 11:1 Context. "Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord." VIII, The Wrath of GodWhat does every sin deserve? Though human praise is not sought, we cannot but feel peculiar pleasure in giving the following testimony from a servant of the Lord so much revered as the Rev, A. M. W. Christopher of Oxford:-- "Of all the works of Christian benevolence which the great. Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away." CHAPTER 11. Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. 3 If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be. 8. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} 4 He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap. Ecclesiastes 10:20 : Ecclesiastes 11:2 >> DISCLAIMER: Church of the Great God (CGG) provides these resources to aid the individual in studying the Bible. This examination, however, should be peaceful and tranquil, and we should depend on God for the discovery and knowledge, "Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. New King James Version Update. The Prophets were ever ungratefully treated by the Israelites, they were resisted, their warnings neglected, their good services forgotten. The Value of Diligence. Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Ecclesiastes 11:1-10 KJV. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. What does every sin deserve? Ecclesiastes 11:1 Here is a call to faith. KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Value Thinline Bible, Large Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version. Ecclesiastes 11:1-10.. 1. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and … (a) That is, be liberal to the poor, and though it seems to be as a thing ventured on the sea, yet it will bring you profit.Ecclesiastes 11:1 Parallel Commentaries, Curiosity a Temptation to Sin. New King James Version (NKJV) Bible Book List. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. King James Translators' Notes. Ecclesiastes 11:1-4 New King James Version (NKJV) The Value of Diligence 11 Cast your bread upon the waters, For you will find it after many days. Bible Language English. --Jeremiah i. He deserves also God's wrath, which is, It is not surprising that the book of Ecclesiastes had a struggle to maintain its place in the canon, and it was probably only its reputed Solomonic authorship and the last two verses of the book that permanently secured its position at the synod of Jamnia in 90 A.D. 2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Matt 25: 41. Verse. 2 Giue a portion to seuen and also to eight; for thou knowest noc what euill shall be vpon the earth. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Matt 21: 19. (a) That is, be liberal to the poor, and though it seems to be as a thing ventured on the sea, yet it will bring you profit. Ecclesiastes 11:1 (King James Version) A.F.V A.S.V. 2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. The Jewish scholars of the first century A.D. were struck by the manner in which it contradicted itself: e.g., "I praised the dead more than the living," iv. If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the … Ecclesiastes 11:1-10. Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. Ecclesiastes 11:1-12:8 King James Version (KJV). Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away." If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the … --Proverbs iv. KJV: King James Version . Ecclesiastes 11 :: King James Version (KJV) Strong's. The most popular explanation of Ecclesiastes 11:1 is, that the figure is taken from the casting of seed on irrigated lands, as, for instance, in Egypt before the waters of the Nile have subsided; and that the duty of beneficence is here inculcated. A. M. W. Christopher --Letter from Gulf of St. Lawrence-Mrs. Birt's Sheltering Home, Liverpool --Letter to Mrs. Merry --Letter from Canada --MissLetter from Rev. Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 KJV. Paragraph. 8 Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity. each of us has more or less his share, is our curiosity to have some fellowship with darkness, some experience of sin, to know what the pleasures of sin are like. 11 Cast your bread upon the waters, For you will find it after many days. Red Letter. But there was this difference between the earlier and the later Prophets; the earlier lived and died in honour among their people,--in outward honour; though hated and thwarted by the wicked, they were exalted to high places, and ruled in the congregation. 11 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. 8. Ecclesiastes 1:11 Context. Ecclesiastes 11:1 - 11:6. Font Size. Red Letter. upon...: Heb. ... No entry exists in Adam Clarke for Ecclesiastes 11:1. He deserves God's curse. bread--bread corn.As in the Lord's prayer, all things needful for the body and soul. ... Tools. Ecclesiastes 11:1 KJV. 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