Ecclesiastes 3:13
Good News Translation
All of us should eat and drink and enjoy what we have worked for. It is God's gift.

Contemporary English Version
because God's gift to us is the happiness we get from our food and drink and from the work we do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For every man that eateth and drinketh, and seeth good of his labour, this is the gift of God.

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For every man that eateth and drinketh, and seeth good of his labour, this is the gift of God.

Ecclesiastes 2:24 Is it not better to eat and drink, and to shew his soul good things of his labours? and this is from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 This therefore hath seemed good to me, that a man should eat and drink, and enjoy the fruit of his labour, wherewith he hath laboured under the sun, all the days of his life, which God hath given him: and this is his portion. . . .

Ecclesiastes 6:2 A man to whom God hath given riches, and substance, and honour, and his soul wanteth nothing of all that he desireth: yet God doth not give him power to eat thereof, but a stranger shall eat it up. This is vanity and a great misery.

Ecclesiastes 9:7 Go then, and eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with gladness: because thy works please God.

Deuteronomy 28:30,31,47,48 Mayst thou take a wife, and another sleep with her. Mayst thou build a house, and not dwell therein. Mayest thou plant a vineyard and not gather the vintage thereof. . . .

Judges 6:3-6 And when Israel had sown, Madian and Amalec, and the rest of the eastern nations, came up: . . .

Psalm 128:2 For thou shalt eat the labours of thy hands: blessed art thou, and it shall be well with thee.

Isaiah 65:21-23 And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruits of them. . . .

Context
God's Works Remain Forever
12And I have known that there was no better thing than to rejoice, and to do well in this life. 13For every man that eateth and drinketh, and seeth good of his labour, this is the gift of God.14I have learned that all the works which God hath made, continue for ever: we cannot add any thing, nor take away from those things which God hath made that he may be feared.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 12:7
And you shall eat there in the sight of the Lord your God: and you shall rejoice in all things, whereunto you shall put your hand, you and your houses wherein the Lord your God hath blessed you.

Deuteronomy 26:11
And thou shalt feast in all the good things which the Lord thy God hath given thee, and thy house, thou and the Levite, and the stranger that is with thee.

Psalm 34:12
Who is the man that desireth life: who liveth to see good days?

Ecclesiastes 2:3
I thought in my heart, to withdraw my flesh from wine, that I might turn my mind to wisdom, and might avoid folly, till I might see what was profitable for the children of men: and what they ought to do under the sun, all the days of their life.

Ecclesiastes 2:24
Is it not better to eat and drink, and to shew his soul good things of his labours? and this is from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 5:19
And every man to whom God hath given riches, and substance, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to enjoy his portion, and to rejoice of his labour: this is the gift of God.

Ecclesiastes 8:15
Therefore I commended mirth, because there was no good for a man under the sun, but to eat, and drink, and be merry, and that he should take nothing else with him of his labour in the days of his life, which God hath given him under the sun.

Additional Translations
and also that every man should eat and drink and find satisfaction in all his labor—this is the gift of God.And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.

Also in the case of every man who shall eat and drink, and see good in all his labour, this is a gift of God.

yea also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, it is the gift of God.

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, is the gift of God.

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labor, it is the gift of God.

Also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God.

yea, even every man who eateth and hath drunk and seen good by all his labour, it is a gift of God.
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