Ecclesiastes 10:19

“A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 10:19

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{Men} prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer to everything.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh glad the life; and money answereth all things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A feast is for laughing, and wine makes glad the heart; but by the one and the other money is wasted.
- Basic English Bible

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh life merry; but money answereth everything.
- Darby Bible

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
- Webster's Bible

A feast is made for laughter, and wine makes the life glad; and money is the answer for all things.
- World English Bible

For mirth they are making a feast, And wine maketh life joyful, And the silver answereth with all.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh glad the life; and money answereth all things.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 10:19

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 10:19


10:17 Nobles - Not so much by birth, as by their noble dispositions.

10:20 Thy thought - In the most secret manner. The rich - Princes or governors. A bird - The king will hear of it by unknown and unsuspected hands, as if a bird had heard and carried the report of it.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 10:19

  • Xolani Dlamini on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    Money must luv us,not us Luv money but we must remember that be poor is not on God will.When you read the bible many they were having farm,cow including Jesus was having present of gold when was born.Bible say treasure is hidden in Christ so we must luv Christ and we will have money.
  • Anoldis M on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    im born again ...I love my Jesus n l love the money that He blesses me with to bless others N by the way Jesus had a TREASURER
  • EDDY SUSELO on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    I totally agree, money is very important, but it is not the most important thing.
  • Christian Cults on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    People without money are not recognized in the house of the lord? That is like saying you must buy your way in. Surely the Lord favors the innocent and poor over the rich and guilty. Your statement saddens me.
  • Rev. Tim George on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    A little wine is good for the heart, and money when it is used wisely will solve many problems. However, if you live to feast on wine, and Love money, you will find yourself at the root of all evil.
  • Tdbcewf on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    I think this verse let 's us know money is essential to our daily lives, but not to take the place of Jesus in our lives.
  • oh yes this verse talks seriously,people shouldn't misuse it because it takes the Spirit of the Lord to contemplate,to earn money by the work of our hands is perfect but the to be so desperate for money is evil in that u putting the Love of God for the Love of money,,but in everything God first.
  • Abel Emmanuel on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    Money is part of life, money is inpact to life.
  • JAMES V JACKSON II on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    Yes! Nothing wrong with money. However for the "love" of money is the root of all evil read it all...
  • UNCLE LG on Ecclesiastes 10:19
    money is essential but not a priority. Man needs money in all his endeavour but should not kill nor suppress another one for money sake. Remember it is essential and also root of all evil. Mean while it keeps the world moving. Lg


 

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