2, 3. “Pour not out words where there is a musician, and shew not forth wisdom out of time.” 7Speak, young man, if there be need of thee: and yet scarcely when thou art twice asked. Instead of גּם־זה, neut. 3 Speak, thou that art the elder, for it becometh thee, but with sound judgment; and hinder … A. It is interesting to see how here the ancient and the modern forms of the language run together, without the former wholly passing over into the latter; משׁי, quam ut edat, is followed by norm. 4Pour not out words where there is a musician, and shew not forth wisdom out of time. Verse 4. King James Version (KJV). a time to mourn, and a time to dance; to mourn at funerals, and to dance at festivals; in a spiritual sense, God sometimes turns the mourning of his people into dancing, or joy, which that is expressive of; see Psalm 30:11. גּם־זה; the book uniformly makes use of this fem. טוב ... הד is equivalent to לו הי, Psalm 49:19, the causative rendering of the phrase טוב ראה, Ecclesiastes 3:13, or ר טובה, Ecclesiastes 5:17; Ecclesiastes 6:6. Not a useless sluggard-life, but a life which connects together enjoyment and labour, is that which Koheleth thinks the best in the world. The man who recognizes the serious side of life, and knows where to learn lessons of high moral meaning, will be found conversant with scenes of … The rare word translated "season" means emphatically "fitting time" (compare Nehemiah 2:6; Esther 9:27, Esther 9:31). 2 And when thou hast done all thy office, take thy place, that thou mayest be merry with them, and receive a crown for thy well ordering of the feast. on the contrary, Ecclesiastes 3:6. 1If thou be made the master of a feast, lift not thyself up, but be among them as one of the rest; take diligent care for them, and so sit down. Everything - More particularly, the actions of people (e. g. his own, Ecclesiastes 2:1-8) and events which happen to people, the world of Providence rather than the world of creation.It would seem that most of his own works described in Ecclesiastes 2:1-8 were present to his mind. In Solomon’s effort to understand the “true meaning to life,” he sees that good times and bad times come to all, and this repeats itself in each coming generation. - The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning.This is the natural conclusion from what was said in vers. Powre not out words where there is a musitian, and shew not forth wisedome out of time.- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan. But this enjoyment, lightening, embellishing, seasoning labour, has also its But: etiam hoc vidi e manu Dei esse (pendere). Ecclesiastes 4:12 “Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. God's timetable for this earth is perfect. Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of … 1 If thou be made the master of a feast, lift not thyself up, but be among them as one of the rest; take diligent care for them, and so sit down. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” Explanation and Commentary of Ecclesiastes 4:12 This particular verse seems to be about mostly exactly This or that is "in the hand of God," i.e., it is His gift, Ecclesiastes 3:13, Ecclesiastes 3:18, and it is thus conditioned by Him, since man cannot give it to himself; cf. A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. dance—as David before the ark (2Sa 6:12-14; Ps 30:11); spiritually (Mt 9:15; Lu 6:21; 15:25). This dependence of the enjoyment of life on God is established. Ecclesiastes 4:4. Ecclesiasticus 32:4 Context. perfects, in accordance with that comprehensive peculiarity of the old syntax which Ewald, by an excellent figure, calls the dissolution of that which is coloured into grey. Which best represents the problem with the comment. 1. What Does Ecclesiastes 3:1 Mean? ; it follows the scheme referred to at Genesis 1:4; cf. 2And when thou hast done all thy office, take thy place, that thou mayest be merry with them, and receive a crown for thy well ordering of the feast. The Pharisees, by requiring sadness out of time, erred seriously. 2. 3Speak, thou that art the elder, for it becometh thee, but with sound judgment; and hinder not musick. Again I considered all travail, and every right work The pains that men take to do right works. Ecclesiastes 3:1 "To every [thing there is] a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:" This is saying that God arranges even the smallest details of our surroundings. Why is Ecclesiasticus shown with the King James Bible? minni, Isaiah 30:1; mimmenni, Hosea 8:4; mimmennu, 1 Kings 20:33. ... Ecclesiastes 3:1(NASB) Verse Thoughts. It is well to attend to בּעמלו by his labour, which forms an essential component part of that which is approved of as good. 5A concert of musick in a banquet of wine is as a signet of carbuncle set in gold. (Verse 1), is speaking of all the things collectively, that he will detail in the next few verses. 6As a signet of an emerald set in a work of gold, so is the melody of musick with pleasant wine. form instead of זאת. So many verses in scripture come back to the foundational truth that God knows best and wants us to trust Him in all things and at all times. This process repeats itself with such certainty that Solomon concludes – Ecclesiastes 3:15. INTRODUCTION: (Beginning of this lesson on Ecclesiastes 3.) The order of the words harmonizes with this Lat. by attraction, there is here the immediately neut.