23 Because all his days his activity is painful and (A)irritating; even at night his [a]mind (B)does not rest. This too is futility.

24 There is (C)nothing better for a person than to eat and drink, and show [b]himself some good in his trouble. This too I have seen, that it is (D)from the hand of God. 25 For who can eat and who can have enjoyment without [c]Him?

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 2:23 Lit heart
  2. Ecclesiastes 2:24 Lit his soul
  3. Ecclesiastes 2:25 As in LXX; Heb me