Ecclesiastes 2:3New American Standard Bible (NASB)
3 I explored with my [a]mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my [b]mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men [c]to do under heaven the few [d]years of their lives.
Ecclesiastes 5:18New American Standard Bible (NASB)
18 Here is what I have seen to be good and [a]fitting: to eat, to drink and [b]enjoy oneself in all one’s labor in which he toils under the sun during the few [c]years of his life which God has given him; for this is his [d]reward.
Ecclesiastes 6:12New American Standard Bible (NASB)
12 For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few [a]years of his futile life? He will [b]spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 8:15New American Standard Bible (NASB)
15 So I commended pleasure, for there is nothing good for a man under the sun except to eat and to drink and to be merry, and this will stand by him in his [a]toils throughout the days of his life which God has given him under the sun.
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