Ecclesiastes 5
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated Par ▾ 
1For keep your foot when you go to the house of God, and come near; to hear is better than gifts of the offerings of fools, because fools do not know to do what is good 2Do not be quick with your mouth and your heart will not be quick to send out a word in front of God, because God is in Heaven and you are in the Earth; because of this let your words be few 3Because a dream comes in a multitude of business, and the voice of a fool in a multitude of words

4When you vow a vow to God, do not delay its accomplishment, because there is no pleasure in fools, but pay what you vow 5It is better that you do not vow than that you vow and you do not fulfill 6You shall not give your mouth to cause your flesh to sin and you should not say in front of God: "It is my error", lest God will be angry against your voice and he will destroy the work of your hands 7Because in many dreams and empty things and many words of deception you worship God

8And if you shall see defrauding of the poor and rape and judgment in the city, do not marvel at the matter, because he who is higher than the high watches, and they are exalted over them 9And the profit of Earth in all is a King cultivating a field.

10He who loves silver will not be satisfied with silver and he who loves money will not keep it, and this also is futility 11In the abundance of good its consumers have increased, and what is the profit to its owner except only the sight of his eyes? 12A laborer has sweet sleep, whether he eats little or much, and the fullness of the rich man does not allow him to sleep

13There is a disease of evil that I have seen under the sun: wealth that is kept by its owner to his harm 14And wealth is lost in bad business, for he begets a son and there is nothing in his hand 15Just as he goes forth from the womb of his mother naked, he will return to go as he came, and he will take nothing of his labor to go in his hand 16And this also is an evil disease, for as he comes, so he goes, and what is the profit in all that he labored for the wind? 17And also because he consumes his days in darkness and in much anger and in rage and in mourning and in disease and in rage

18This thing I, the Preacher, have seen: it is good and beautiful to eat and to drink and to see good in all his labor that he labored under the sun, the numbers of the days of his life, the days LORD JEHOVAH gives to him, for that is his portion 19And also every man to whom LORD JEHOVAH gives wealth and property and authorizes him to eat of it and to take his portion and to rejoice in his work, this also is the gift of God 20Because he will not much remember the days of his life, because God occupies him with the joy of his heart

The Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Translated by Glenn David Bauscher
Glenn David Bauscher
Lulu Publishing
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