Treasury of Scripture
I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What does it?
i said Solomon is not speaking here of sober enjoyment of the things of the world, but of an intemperate pleasure whose two attendants, laughter and mirth are introduced by a beautiful prosopopaeia, as in two persons, whom he treats with the utmost contempt.
Ecclesiastes 7:2-6 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men...
Proverbs 14:13 Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
Isaiah 22:12,13 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth...
Amos 6:3-6 You that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near...
1 Peter 4:2-4 That he no longer should live the rest of his time in the flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God...
Strong's ConcordanceI said of laughter, [It is] mad: and of mirth, What doeth it?
Topical BibleAccomplish Availeth Foolish Foolishness Joy Laughing Laughter Mad Madness Mirth Pleasure
Ecclesiastes Chapter 2 Verse 2
Alphabetical: accomplish And does foolish I is It Laughter madness of pleasure said what
OT Poetry: Ecclesiastes 2:2 I said of laughter It is foolishness (Ecclesiast. Ec Ecc Eccles.)