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Ecclesiastes 2:26 - Under

Ecclesiastes 2:26 - For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
For H3588 כִּי
God H430 אֱלֹהִים
giveth H5414 נָתַן
to a man H120 אָדָם
that is good H7945 שֶׁל
in his sight H6440 פָּנִים
wisdom H2451 חׇכְמָה
and knowledge H1847 דַּעַת
and joy H8057 שִׂמְחָה
but to the sinner H2398 חָטָא
he giveth H5414 נָתַן
travail H6045 עִנְיָן
to gather H622 אָסַף
and to heap up H3664 כָּנַס
that he may give H5414 נָתַן
to him that is good H7945 שֶׁל
before H6440 פָּנִים
God H430 אֱלֹהִים
This H2088 זֶה
also H1571 גַּם
is vanity H1892 הֶבֶל
and vexation H7469 רְעוּת
of spirit H7307 רוּחַ


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.