Barnes's Ecclesiastes 4:9 Bible Commentary Compare a saying from the Talmud: "A man without companions is like the left hand without the right." Scholars debate whether Solomon wrote this book or whether it was a compilation of texts done centuries later. 7 Then I returned, ... Alone Is Not Good (4:9-12) — Help One Another. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 New Living Translation (NLT) 9 Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. Someone may well say, It's true that people work out of a sense of ambition and a drive for admiration from others, but it is better to have companionship while doing so. Based Ecc. 11 Two … 11 Again , if two lie together , they keep warm , i but how can one keep warm alone ? 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. On the side of their oppressors there was power, and there was no one to comfort them. 9 Two [are] better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.. 10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him [that is] alone when he falleth; for [he hath] not another to help him up. See more ideas about dream wedding, wedding, future wedding. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. The end of the matter; all has been heard. For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. This too is futility and chasing after the wind. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (God-Centred Marriage) GOD-CENTRED MARRIAGE (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12): “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work (the investment they put into their relationship): (1) If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But how can one keep warm alone? 6 Better one handful with tranquillity. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. and ruin themselves. 11 Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? 4 I see that all effort and all achievement spring from mutual jealousy. A three-stranded rope isn't easily snapped. The last portion of the passage refers to a threefold cord. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. Ecclesiastes 4:9–12; Ecclesiastes 9:9 9 Two are better than one , because they have a good reward for their toil . Adrian Dieleman. 9 Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil. Read verse in The Message Bible 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. 10 For if they fall , one will lift up his fellow . Here, the Preacher keeps some of his earlier emphasis on work – but the emphasis is much heavier on the concept of companionship and its benefits. 5 Fools fold their hands. The fool folds his hands together and ruins himself. The tragedy of oppression. It’s clear by now that we believe the book has a positive, orthodox message. And the advice is given in light of the unpredictability of life… Business Advice 11:1 Cast [send] thy … If God is not placed first in every liaison that we human beings make (marriage, friendship, or church fellowship) the relationship will be short lived. Ecclesiastes 4:3 Yea, better [is he] than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun. And in this chapter, the Preacher in the first six verses gives us some good sound financial advice. Better is a handful, with quietness, than two handfuls with labor and chasing after wind. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 “Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. A Wedding Homily Ecclesiastes 4:9-11 Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Sermons Children's Sermons Hymn Lists Ecclesiastes 4:9-11 Pastor Steven Molin Alec and Kathy, what a day! Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. Then I returned and saw vanity under the sun. than two handfuls with toil Ecclesiastes 4 English Standard Version Evil Under the Sun 1 Again I saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun. And if one falls down, the other helps, But if there’s no one to help, tough! Now viewing scripture range from the book of Ecclesiastes chapter 4:9 through chapter 4:12... Ecclesiastes Chapter 4. Who would have imagined three years ago, when you began teaching at … But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up ! The Message Ecclesiastes 4:12. (11) Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. to around 930 B.C. Now, we move on to chapter 11 for our Ecclesiastes 11 Commentary. This is a sermon on Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ***** Sermon on Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ***** By: Rev. Adversity may not be enjoyable, but it can help make us the people of faith we ought to be. With a friend you can face the worst. And behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had no one to comfort them! Ecclesiastes 4:7-12 Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 "Two Are Better Than One" Introduction Do you want to be the best Christian possible? Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 New International Version << Ecclesiastes 3 | Ecclesiastes 4 | Ecclesiastes 5 >> 9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: 10 If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. Ecclesiastes 4 – Bittersweet Accomplishments A. “TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE” Ecc. ... Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, 'The Pursuit of Independent Success - The Discovery of Loving Relationships,' is part 1 of 5 of a greater expository study on Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 which shows with Solomon's clever insight on how to balance between the achievement of life goals and maintaining relationships. And then we get into Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. Ecclesiastes 4:9 It's better to have a partner than go it alone. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 (ESV) The end of the matter . [8] "No end of all his labor, neither is his eye satisfied with riches" (Ecclesiastes 4:8). 5 The fool folds his arms and eats his own flesh away.. 6 Better one hand full of repose than two hands full of achievements to chase after the wind.. 7 And something else futile I observe under the sun:. The Message Ecclesiastes 4:12. Message: Two are better than One Time: Solomon's authorship is not stated. Ecclesiastes 1-4 (The Message Bible) Numbers 35:7 (Read all of Numbers 35) forty-eight towns in all, together with their pastures. Then I returned and considered all the oppression that is done under the sun: And look! … Why are two better than one? 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. Today: INTENTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. Ecclesiastes 4:9 - 4:12. 9–10 It’s better to have a partner than go it alone. 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