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Ecclesiastes 4:9

    Ecclesiastes 4:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their work.

    Webster's Revision

    Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.

    World English Bible

    Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 4:9

    Two are better than one - Married life is infinitely to be preferred to this kind of life, for the very reasons alleged below, and which require no explanation.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 4:9

    Compare a saying from the Talmud: "A man without companions is like the left hand without the right."

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 4:9

    4:9 Two - Who live together in any kind of society. Because - Both have great benefit by such conjunction, whereby they support, encourage, and strengthen one another.