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Bible Verse Dictionary

Ecclesiastes 5:12 - Labouring

Ecclesiastes 5:12 - The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
The sleep H8142 שֵׁנָה
of a labouring man H5647 עָבַד
is sweet H4966 מָתוֹק
whether H518 אִם
he eat H398 אָכַל
little H4592 מְעַט
or H518 אִם
much H7235 רָבָה
but the abundance H7647 שָׂבָע
of the rich H6223 עָשִׁיר
will not H369 אַיִן
suffer H5117 נוּחַ
him to sleep H8142 שֵׁנָה


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