Ecclesiastes 4:6
Good News Translation
Maybe so, but it is better to have only a little, with peace of mind, than be busy all the time with both hands, trying to catch the wind.

Contemporary English Version
Yet a very little food eaten in peace is better than twice as much earned from overwork and chasing the wind.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Better is a handful with rest, than both hands full with labour, and vexation of mind.

New American Bible
Better is one handful with tranquility than two with toil and a chase after wind!

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Better is a handful with rest, than both hands full with labour, and vexation of mind.

Psalm 37:16 Better is a little to the just, than the great riches of the wicked.

Proverbs 15:16,17 Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures without content. . . .

Proverbs 16:8 Better is a little with justice, than great revenues with iniquity.

Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with joy, than a house full of victims with strife.

Context
The Evil of Oppression
5The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh, saying: 6Better is a handful with rest, than both hands full with labour, and vexation of mind.7Considering I found also another vanity under the sun:…
Cross References
Proverbs 15:16
Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures without content.

Proverbs 15:17
It is better to be invited to herbs with love, than to a fatted calf with hatred.

Proverbs 16:8
Better is a little with justice, than great revenues with iniquity.

Ecclesiastes 1:17
And I have given my heart to know prudence, and learning, and errors, and folly: and I have perceived that in these also there was labour, and vexation of spirit,

Ecclesiastes 4:7
Considering I found also another vanity under the sun:

Additional Translations
Better one handful with tranquility than two handfuls with toil and pursuit of the wind.Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.

Better is a handful, with quietness, than two handfuls with labor and striving after wind.

Better is a handful of rest than two handfuls of trouble and waywardness of spirit.

Better is a handful with quietness, than both hands full with labour and pursuit of the wind.

Better is an handful with quietness, than two handfuls with labour and striving after wind.

Better is a handful with quietness, than both the hands full with toil and vexation of spirit.

Better is a handful, with quietness, than two handfuls with labor and chasing after wind.

Better is a handful with quietness, than two handfuls with labour and vexation of spirit.'
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