5853 experience, of life
Experience of life comes with increasing age and through observation, reflection and the application of lessons learned. Experience in a craft or profession comes through training and practice.
Experience associated with advancing years
Dissatisfaction with life’s experiences
Ecc 2:11 See also Ecc 3:11 People are made for eternity and cannot be fully satisfied with the things of this world; Ecc 1:13-17 application to study; Ecc 2:1-3 devotion to pleasure; Ecc 2:4-6 pursuit of great projects; Ecc 2:7-8 a life of materialism Ecc 2:24-26 Human experiences find fulfilment only in relation to God. See also Ecc 3:12-14; Ecc 12:13-14
Learning from life’s experiences
Jesus Christ shared human experience
Experience in a craft or profession
Other competent people 1Sa 12:2 Samuel’s experience in leadership; Est 1:13 Xerxes consults experts in law and justice; Mt 2:4 Herod consults teachers of the law; Ac 18:2-3 Paul and Aquila were experienced tent makers.