4 Since the word of the king is authoritative, awho will say to him, “What are you doing?”
6 For athere is a proper time and procedure for every delight, though a man’s trouble is heavy upon him.
7 If no one aknows what will happen, who can tell him when it will happen?
10 So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are asoon forgotten in the city where they did thus. This too is futility.
14 There is futility which is done on the earth, that is, there are arighteous men to whom it 1happens according to the deeds of the wicked. On the other hand, there are bevil men to whom it 1happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I say that this too is futility.
15 So I commended pleasure, for there is nothing good for aa man under the sun except to eat and to drink and to be merry, and this will stand by him in his 1toils throughout the days of his life which God has given him under the sun.
17 and I saw every work of God, I concluded that aman cannot discover the work which has been done under the sun. Even though man should seek laboriously, he will not discover; and bthough the wise man should say, “I know,” he cannot discover.
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