1. Ecclesiastes 5:14 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

Summary of Ecclesiastes 5:14

Ecclesiastes 5:14 (ESV)

14 and those riches were lost in a bad venture. And he is father of a son, but he has nothing in his hand.

When you are so focused on your money and do not enjoy it, a setback can ruin your entire life. A financial disaster could easily happen. Some people have lost almost all their money as a result. What the father had saved up for his son suddenly disappeared. The worst part is that it happened because of something one could do very little about. The cause was something this man could not control.