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Book 21 Chapter 11

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1

Cast your bread upon the waters: for you shall find it after many days.

2

Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for you know not what evil shall be upon the earth.

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 falls, there it shall be.

4

He that observes the wind shall not sow; and he that regards the clouds shall not reap.

5

As you know 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 you know not the works of God who makes all.

6

In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening withhold not yours hand: for you know not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

7

Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun:

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 comes is vanity.

9

Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth, and walk in the ways of yours heart, and in the sight of yours eyes: but know you, that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

10

Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.