Ecclesiastes 9:7

“Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Goe thy way, eate thy bread with ioy, and drinke thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy workes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Go {then,} eat your bread in happiness and drink your wine with a cheerful heart; for God has already approved your works.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Come, take your bread with joy, and your wine with a glad heart. God has taken pleasure in your works.
- Basic English Bible

Go, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.
- Darby Bible

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
- Webster's Bible

Go your way--eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God has already accepted your works.
- World English Bible

Go, eat with joy thy bread, and drink with a glad heart thy wine, for already hath God been pleased with thy works.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 9:7


9:7 Go - Make this use of what I have said. Eat - Chearfully and thankfully enjoy thy comforts. Accepteth - Allows thee a comfortable enjoyment of his blessings.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 9:7

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