King James Version
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
Darby Bible Translation
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh life merry; but money answereth everything.
World English Bible
A feast is made for laughter, and wine makes the life glad; and money is the answer for all things.
Young's Literal Translation
For mirth they are making a feast, And wine maketh life joyful, And the silver answereth with all.
Ecclesiastes 10:19 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
maketh...: Heb. maketh glad the life
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.Ecclesiastes 10:19 Parallel Commentaries
Library"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or, a Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ, to his Poor Servant, John Bunyan
Luther Before the Diet
And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?
And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart.
I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.
For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.
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