Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.
* Behold that which I haue ſeene: † It is good and comely for one to eate and to drinke, and to enioy the good of all his labour that he taketh vnder the ſunne, † all the dayes of his life, which God giueth him: for it is his portion.
אָכַל , verb, ʾakhal — to eat (value 51)
H398, אָכַל ʼâkal, aw-kal'; a primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively):—× at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, × freely, × in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, × quite.
to eat, devour, burn up, feed
to eat (human subject)
to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)
to devour, consume (of fire)
to devour, slay (of sword)
to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)
to devour (of oppression)
to be eaten (by men)
to be devoured, consumed (of fire)
to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)
to cause to eat, feed with
to cause to devour
to cause to eat
Used in 703 Verses, 38 Books 803  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אֲנִי , personal pronoun, ʾaniy — I (value 61)
H589, אֲנִי ʼănîy, an-ee'; contracted from H595; I:—I, (as for) me, mine, myself, we, × which, × who.
I (first pers. sing. - usually used for emphasis)
Used in 803 Verses, 37 Books 870  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
הוּא , demonstrative pronoun, third person singular personal pronoun, huʾ — he, she, it (value 12)
H1931, הוּא hûwʼ, hoo; of which the feminine (beyond the Pentateuch) is הִיא hîyʼ; he a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular; he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are:—he, as for her, him(-self), it, the same, she (herself), such, that (...it), these, they, this, those, which (is), who.
third person singular personal pronoun
he, she, it
himself (with emphasis)
resuming subj with emphasis
(with minimum emphasis following predicate)
that, it (neuter)
that (with article)
Used in 1692 Verses, 39 Books 1875  Occurrence Count
הִנֵּה , demonstrative particle, hinneyh — lo! behold! (value 60)
H2009, הִנֵּה hinnêh, hin-nay'; prolongation for H2005; lo!:—behold, lo, see.
Used in 799 Verses, 35 Books 842  Occurrence Count
חַי , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, hay — alive, living (value 18)
H2416, חַי chay, khah'-ee; from H2421; alive; hence, raw (flesh); fresh (plant, water, year), strong; also (as noun, especially in the feminine singular and masculine plural) life (or living thing), whether literally or figuratively:— age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, merry, multitude, (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
green (of vegetation)
flowing, fresh (of water)
lively, active (of man)
reviving (of the springtime)
life (abstract emphatic)
living thing, animal
Used in 450 Verses, 29 Books 497  Occurrence Count
חֵלֶק , masculine noun, heylek — portion, tract, territory (value 138)
H2506, חֵלֶק chêleq, khay'lek; from H2505; properly, smoothness (of the tongue); also an allotment:—flattery, inheritance, part, × partake, portion.
portion, share, part, territory
portion, tract, parcel (of land)
one's portion, one's possession
portion, award (from God)
smoothness, seductiveness, flattery
Used in 63 Verses, 24 Books 66  Occurrence Count
טוֹב , adjective, feminine noun, masculine noun, tov — pleasant, agreeable, good (value 17)
H2896, טוֹב ṭôwb, tobe; from H2895; good (as an adjective) in the widest sense; used likewise as a noun, both in the masculine and the feminine, the singular and the plural (good, a good or good thing, a good man or woman; the good, goods or good things, good men or women), also as an adverb (well):—beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease, × fair (word), (be in) favour, fine, glad, good (deed, -lier, -liest, -ly, -ness, -s), graciously, joyful, kindly, kindness, liketh (best), loving, merry, × most, pleasant, pleaseth, pleasure, precious, prosperity, ready, sweet, wealth, welfare, (be) well(-favoured).
good, pleasant, agreeable
pleasant, agreeable (to the senses)
pleasant (to the higher nature)
good, excellent (of its kind)
good, rich, valuable in estimation
good, appropriate, becoming
glad, happy, prosperous (of man's sensuous nature)
good understanding (of man's intellectual nature)
good, kind, benign
good, right (ethical)
a good thing, benefit, welfare
welfare, prosperity, happiness
good things (collective)
welfare, benefit, good things
welfare, prosperity, happiness
good things (collective)
Used in 521 Verses, 35 Books 561  Occurrence Count
יוֹם , masculine noun, yom — day (value 56)
H3117, יוֹם yôwm, yome; from an unused root meaning to be hot; a day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb):—age, always, chronicals, continually(-ance), daily, ((birth-), each, to) day, (now a, two) days (agone), elder, × end, evening, (for) ever(-lasting, -more), × full, life, as (so) long as (... live), (even) now, old, outlived, perpetually, presently, remaineth, × required, season, × since, space, then, (process of) time, as at other times, in trouble, weather, (as) when, (a, the, within a) while (that), × whole ( age), (full) year(-ly), younger.
day, time, year
day (as opposed to night)
day (24 hour period)
as defined by evening and morning in Genesis 1
as a division of time
a working day, a day's journey
days, lifetime (pl.)
time, period (general)
Used in 1930 Verses, 39 Books 2250  Occurrence Count
יָפֶה , adjective, yafeh — fair, beautiful (value 95)
H3303, יָפֶה yâpheh, yaw-feh'; from H3302; beautiful (literally or figuratively):— beautiful, beauty, comely, fair(-est, one), goodly, pleasant, well.
fair, beautiful, handsome
Used in 39 Verses, 14 Books 43  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כֹּל , masculine noun, kol — the whole, all (value 50)
H3605, כֹּל kôl, kole; or (Jeremiah 33:8) כּוֹל kôwl; from H3634; properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense):—(in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-) thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever).
all, the whole
all, the whole of
any, each, every, anything
Used in 4241 Verses, 39 Books 5408  Occurrence Count
מִסְפָּר , masculine noun, mispar — number, tally (value 380)
H4557, מִסְפָּר miçpâr, mis-pawr'; from H5608; a number, definite (arithmetical) or indefinite (large, innumerable; small, a few); also (abstractly) narration:— abundance, account, × all, × few, (in-) finite, (certain) number(-ed), tale, telling, time.
innumerable (with negative)
few, numerable (alone)
by count, in number, according to number (with prep)
Used in 129 Verses, 25 Books 133  Occurrence Count
נָתַן , verb, natan — to give, put, set (value 500)
H5414, נָתַן nâthan, naw-than'; a primitive root; to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.):—add, apply, appoint, ascribe, assign, × avenge, × be (healed), bestow, bring (forth, hither), cast, cause, charge, come, commit, consider, count, cry, deliver (up), direct, distribute, do, × doubtless, × without fail, fasten, frame, × get, give (forth, over, up), grant, hang (up), × have, × indeed, lay (unto charge, up), (give) leave, lend, let (out), lie, lift up, make, O that, occupy, offer, ordain, pay, perform, place, pour, print, × pull, put (forth), recompense, render, requite, restore, send (out), set (forth), shew, shoot forth (up), sing, slander, strike, (sub-) mit, suffer, × surely, × take, thrust, trade, turn, utter, weep, willingly, withdraw, would (to) God, yield.
to give, put, set
to give, bestow, grant, permit, ascribe, employ, devote, consecrate, dedicate, pay wages, sell, exchange, lend, commit, entrust, give over, deliver up, yield produce, occasion, produce, requite to, report, mention, utter, stretch out, extend
to put, set, put on, put upon, set, appoint, assign, designate
to make, constitute
to be given, be bestowed, be provided, be entrusted to, be granted to, be permitted, be issued, be published, be uttered, be assigned
to be set, be put, be made, be inflicted
to be given, be bestowed, be given up, be delivered up
to be put upon
Used in 1816 Verses, 38 Books 1998  Occurrence Count
עָמַל , verb, ʿamal — to labor, toil (value 140)
H5998, עָמַל ʻâmal, aw-mal'; a primitive root; to toil, i.e. work severely and with irksomeness:—(take) labour (in).
to labour, toil
(Qal) to labour
Used in 11 Verses, 4 Books 11  Occurrence Count
עָמָל , masculine/feminine noun, ʿamal — trouble, labor, toil (value 140)
H5999, עָמָל ʻâmâl, aw-mawl'; from H5998; toil, i.e. wearing effort; hence, worry, whether of body or mind:—grievance(-vousness), iniquity, labour, mischief, miserable(-sery), pain(-ful), perverseness, sorrow, toil, travail, trouble, wearisome, wickedness.
toil, trouble, labour
Used in 54 Verses, 11 Books 55  Occurrence Count
רָאָה , verb, raʾa — to see (value 206)
H7200, רָאָה râʼâh, raw-aw'; a primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitive, intransitive and causative):—advise self, appear, approve, behold, × certainly, consider, discern, (make to) enjoy, have experience, gaze, take heed, × indeed, × joyfully, lo, look (on, one another, one on another, one upon another, out, up, upon), mark, meet, × be near, perceive, present, provide, regard, (have) respect, (fore-, cause to, let) see(-r, -m, one another), shew (self), × sight of others, (e-) spy, stare, × surely, × think, view, visions.
to see, look at, inspect, perceive, consider
to see, perceive
to see, have vision
to look at, see, regard, look after, see after, learn about, observe, watch, look upon, look out, find out
to see, observe, consider, look at, give attention to, discern, distinguish
to look at, gaze at
to appear, present oneself
to be seen
to be visible
(Pual) to be seen
to cause to see, show
to cause to look intently at, behold, cause to gaze at
to be caused to see, be shown
to be exhibited to
(Hithpael) to look at each other, face
Used in 1205 Verses, 38 Books 1300  Occurrence Count
שֶׁמֶשׁ , masculine/feminine noun, shemesh — sun (value 640)
H8121, שֶׁמֶשׁ shemesh, sheh'-mesh; from an unused root meaning to be brilliant; the sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e. (architectural) a notched battlement:— east side(-ward), sun (rising), west(-ward), window. See also H1053.
sunrise, sun-rising, east, sun-setting, west (of direction)
sun (as object of illicit worship)
openly, publicly (in other phrases)
pinnacles, battlements, shields (as glittering or shining)
Used in 127 Verses, 28 Books 134  Occurrence Count
שָׁתָה , verb, shata — to drink (value 705)
H8354, שָׁתָה shâthâh, shaw-thaw'; a primitive root; to imbibe (literally or figuratively):—× assuredly, banquet, × certainly, drink(-er, -ing), drunk (× -ard), surely. (Intensive proposition of H8248.)
of drinking cup of God's wrath, of slaughter, of wicked deeds (fig)
(Niphal) to be drunk
Used in 193 Verses, 34 Books 214  Occurrence Count
תַּחַת , proper patrial adjective, accusative adverb, masculine noun, tahat — underneath, below, instead of (value 808)
H8478, תַּחַת tachath, takh'-ath; from the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially, below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.:—as, beneath, × flat, in(-stead), (same) place (where...is), room, for...sake, stead of, under, × unto, × when...was mine, whereas, (where-) fore, with.
the under part, beneath, instead of, as, for, for the sake of, flat, unto, where, whereas
the under part
at the foot of (idiom)
sweetness, subjection, woman, being burdened or oppressed (fig)
of subjection or conquest
what is under one, the place in which one stands
in one's place, the place in which one stands (idiom with reflexive pronoun)
in place of, instead of (in transferred sense)
in place of, in exchange or return for (of things mutually interchanged)
instead of, instead of that
in return for that, because that
in, under, into the place of (after verbs of motion)
from under, from beneath, from under the hand of, from his place, under, beneath
Used in 450 Verses, 36 Books 505  Occurrence Count
|Ecclesiastes 5:18Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.
|Original Text (WLC)
|הִנֵּ֞ה אֲשֶׁר־רָאִ֣יתִי אָ֗נִי ט֣וֹב אֲשֶׁר־יָפֶ֣ה לֶֽאֶכוֹל־וְ֠לִשְׁתּוֹת וְלִרְא֨וֹת טוֹבָ֜ה בְּכָל־עֲמָל֣וֹ ׀ שֶׁיַּעֲמֹ֣ל תַּֽחַת־הַשֶּׁ֗מֶשׁ מִסְפַּ֧ר יְמֵי־חיו אֲשֶׁר־נָֽתַן־ל֥וֹ הָאֱלֹהִ֖ים כִּי־ה֥וּא חֶלְקֽוֹ׃
|Verse #17416 (Ch. #664) — 26 words, 96 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Behold that which I have seen:
|it is good
|for one to eat
|and to drink,
|and to enjoy
|of all his labour
|that he taketh
|under the sun
|of his life,
|him: for it is his portion.
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