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Enjoy life with the wife whom you love all the days of your vain life which He has given you under the sun; because that is your reward in life and in your toil because you have labored under the sun. 10 Whatever your hands find to do, do with your strength; for there is no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, the place where you are going.

11 Again I saw under the sun that—

the race is not to the swift,
    nor the battle to the strong,
nor food to the wise,
    nor riches to the intelligent,
    nor favor to those with knowledge;
but time and chance happen to them all.

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