Treasury of Scripture
For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.
in his sight
Genesis 7:1 And the LORD said to Noah, Come you and all your house into the ark; for you have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
2 Chronicles 31:20,21 And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and worked that which was good and right and truth before the LORD his God...
Proverbs 3:13-18 Happy is the man that finds wisdom, and the man that gets understanding...
Isaiah 3:10,11 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings...
John 16:24 Till now have you asked nothing in my name: ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Romans 14:17,18 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost...
James 3:17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits...
to the sinner
Job 27:16,17 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay...
Proverbs 13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children's children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
Proverbs 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Strong's ConcordanceFor [God] giveth to a man that [is] good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to [him that is] good before God. This also [is] vanity and vexation of spirit.
Topical BibleChasing Gather Gathering Gives Happiness Heap Joy Meaningless Pleases Sinner Storing Task Travail Vanity Wealth Wind Wisdom
Ecclesiastes Chapter 2 Verse 26
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OT Poetry: Ecclesiastes 2:26 For to the man who pleases him (Ecclesiast. Ec Ecc Eccles.)