Two are better than one,
Because they have a good reward for their labor.
For if they fall, one will lift up his companion.
But woe to him who is alone when he falls,
For he has no one to help him up.
Again, if two lie down together, they will keep warm;
But how can one be warm alone?
Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him.
And a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Continue reading
Again, I saw that for all toil and every skillful work a man is envied by his neighbor.
This also is vanity and grasping for the wind. Continue reading
To everything there is a season,
A time for every purpose under heaven: Continue reading
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had done
And on the labor in which I had toiled;
And indeed all was vanity and grasping for the wind.
There was no profit under the sun. Continue reading
For in much wisdom is much grief,
And he who increases knowledge increases sorrow. Continue reading
“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher;
“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.” Continue reading
Then the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him: “I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. When I shut up heaven and there is no rain, or command the locusts to devour the land, or send pestilence among My people, if My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:12-14 Continue reading
And he said to Jeroboam, “Take for yourself ten pieces, for thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: ‘Behold, I will tear the kingdom out of the hand of Solomon and will give ten tribes to you (but he shall have one tribe for the sake of My servant David, and for the sake of Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen out of all the tribes of Israel), 1 Kings 11:31-32 Continue reading
But King Solomon loved many foreign women… For it was so, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned his heart after other gods; and his heart was not loyal to the Lord his God, as was the heart of his father David. 1 Kings 11:1, 4 Continue reading
And the king said, “Divide the living child in two, and give half to one, and half to the other.” 1 Kings 3:25 Continue reading