God Set Eternity in the Heart of Man

11 He has (A)made everything [a]appropriate in its time. He has also set eternity in their heart, [b]yet so that man (B)will not find out the work which God has done from the beginning even to the end.

12 I know that there is (C)nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good in one’s lifetime; 13 moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor—it is the (D)gift of God. 14 I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it, for God has so worked that men should [c](E)fear Him.

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 3:11 Lit beautiful
  2. Ecclesiastes 3:11 Or without which man
  3. Ecclesiastes 3:14 Or be in awe before Him