kjv@Ecclesiastes:10:20@ Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:2@ Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:3@ If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:4@ He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:5@ As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:6@ In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:7@ Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:8@ But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:9@ Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:11:10@ Therefore remove sorrow from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.
kjv@Ecclesiastes:12:1@ Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
In his proverbial style Solomon shares his wisdom on sowing, on avoiding folly, on the poor, and on folly in the upright standing out like a stinking perfume. This section almost seems to break the previous train of thought that all is vanity. All is not vanity if the Lord blesses what is being done.
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