yet they provide their food in the summer; 26  ythe rock badgers are a people not mighty. 8 I also gathered for myself silver and ggold and the treasure of hkings and iprovinces. ESV: English Standard Version 2016 . I got jsingers, both men and women, and many kconcubines,2 the delight of the sons of man. 17 I said in my heart, lGod will judge the righteous and the wicked, for there is ma time for every matter and for every work. d All is vanity. Ecclesiastes 1:1 ESV. 10  cDo not slander a servant to his master. Sign up for the Verse of the Day. All Is Vanity - The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 7:27 Behold, this is what I found, says the Preacher, while adding one thing to another to find the scheme of things--Ecclesiastes 12:8 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 1 BSB Parallel ESV [BSB CSB ESV HCS KJV ISV NAS NET NIV NLT HEB] Berean Study Bible: English Standard Version: 1 These are the words of the Teacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem: 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. He communes in his own heart – he takes inventory inwardly. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! 16 Moreover, jI saw under the sun that in the place of justice, even kthere was wickedness, and in the place of righteousness, even there was wickedness. 14 tThe wise person has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. 2 I ysaid of laughter, “It is mad,” and of pleasure, “What use is it?” 3 What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? Update. Ecclesiastes 3:1 - ESV: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: Keep the King's Command - Who is like the wise? I perceived that this also is but [r] [See Ecclesiastes 1:14 above] a striving after wind. And behold, the tears of the oppressed, and they had x no one to comfort them! 28  the lizard you can take in your hands. and let her works praise her in the gates. ESV 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 12 I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. Who has qwrapped up the waters in a garment? 2 Vanity b of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! 2 # ch. sWhat is his name, and what is his son’s name? and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! 18 I hated yall my toil in which I toil under the sun, seeing that I must zleave it to the man who will come after me, Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. Also, he has put eternity into man’s heart, yet so that he cannot bfind out what God has done from the beginning to the end. full. at which he toils under the sun? 12; ch. (Ec 1:12; Ec 7:27; Ec 12:8) 2 Vanity [2] of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! Ecclesiastes 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. 9 What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is ... Ecclesiastes 1:9 in all English translations. Listen to Ecclesiastes 1 using the ESV Bible online. Ecclesiastes 1:2 The Hebrew term hebel, translated vanity or vain, refers concretely to a “mist,” “vapor,” or “mere breath,” and metaphorically to something that is fleeting or elusive (with different nuances depending on the context). 10 And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them. 10 Dead flies make g the perfumer’s ointment give off a stench;. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 24  She makes hlinen garments and sells them; 25  iStrength and dignity are her clothing. Be not hasty to go from his presence. Evil Under the Sun. Yet he will be master of all for which I toiled and used my wisdom under the sun. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. 14 I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind. 2 # ch. 2 “Futility of futilities,” says the Teacher, “futility of futilities! Also my lwisdom remained with me. I perceived that this also is but a striving after wind. 1. Ecclesiastes 1:17 And I applied my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also is but (Y)a striving after wind. k for by sadness of face the heart is made glad. 4  A generation goes, and a generation comes. Ecclesiastes 1 - ESV: The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 1 King James Version (KJV) 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. A Time for Everything. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. 3 I zsearched with my heart how to cheer my body with wine—my heart still guiding me with wisdom—and how to lay hold on afolly, till I might see what was good for the children of man to do under heaven during the few days of their life. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! 14 I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind. 12 I [o] Ecclesiastes 1:1 the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. They all have the same breath, and man has no advantage over the beasts, for all is vanity.2 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 17 And I uapplied my heart to know wisdom and to know vmadness and folly. Ecclesiastes 1:1–7:29 All Is Vanity. 1 The words of (A)the Preacher,[a] the son of David, (B)king in Jerusalem. 20 All go to one place. 18  She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Ecclesiastes 4. 31  the dstrutting rooster,5 the he-goat. Paragraph. 14; Ps. sdefend the rights of tthe poor and needy. d All is vanity.. 3 e What f does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? NIV 2 “Meaningless! Version. 4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. Ecclesiastes 1:1 All Is Vanity. Ecclesiastes 2:23 For all his days are full of sorrow, and his work is a vexation. 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem.. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher,. NIV 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: ESV 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! 2:14] A wise man’s heart inclines him to the right,but a foo It is an unhappy (S)business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. All is vanity. 13 And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. 1 above]; ver. Ecclesiastes 11:10 Therefore remove sorrow from your heart, and put away evil from your flesh: for childhood and youth are vanity.. Genesis 39:2,8,9,23 And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.... 1 Samuel 1:28 Therefore also I have lent him to the LORD; as long as he lives he shall be lent to the LORD. Bible > ESV > Ecclesiastes 12 Ecclesiastes 12 English Standard Version: Par Remember Your Creator in Your Youth. 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! 6 I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees. Fear God. Ecclesiastes 1:16-18 English Standard Version (ESV) 16 I said in my heart, “I have acquired great wisdom, surpassing all who were over Jerusalem before me, and my heart has had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.” 17 And I applied my heart to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. It appears five times in this verse and in 29 other verses in Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes 1:13 And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. 1. and mpervert the rights of all the afflicted. This also is vanity and a great evil. The Hebrew term denotes the center of one's inner life, including mind, will, and emotions. 2 I x said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. Font Size Ecclesiastes 1:9. Font Size Ecclesiastes 1:9. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. c vanity of vanities! and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem. 22 What has a man from call the toil and striving of heart with which he toils beneath the sun? From Dust to Dust . 14  There are those whose teeth are hswords, will pbe picked out by qthe ravens of the valley. I kept my heart from no pleasure, for my heart mfound pleasure in all my toil, and this was my nreward for all my toil. Proverbs 31 Ecclesiastes 2 ... Ecclesiastes 1:1 English Standard Version (ESV) All Is Vanity. Proverbs 31. I had also great possessions of fherds and flocks, more than any who had been before me in Jerusalem. Cancel any time. Verse. and what has been done is what will be done. Ecclesiastes 1:12 I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. This also is vanity. 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem. 5  lest they drink and forget what has been decreed. (Ec 1:12; Ec 7:27; Ec 12:8) 2 Vanity [2] … Cancel. 15 Then I said in my heart, v“What happens to the fool will happen to me also. Who can bring him to see twhat will be after him? Ecclesiastes 2. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. d All is vanity. All is vanity. 22  She makes dbed coverings for herself; when he sits among the elders of the land. 16 For of the wise as of the fool there is wno enduring remembrance, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. It is an unhappy business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. 30 The words of Agur son of Jakeh. Ecclesiastes All Is Vanity. (F)All is vanity.3 (G)What (H)does man gain by all the toil    at which he toils under the sun?4 A generation goes, and a generation comes,    but (I)the earth remains forever.5 (J)The sun rises, and the sun goes down,    and hastens[c] to the place where it rises.6 (K)The wind blows to the south    and goes around to the north;around and around goes the wind,    and on its circuits the wind returns.7 All (L)streams run to the sea,    but the sea is not full;to the place where the streams flow,    there they flow again.8 All things are full of weariness;    a man cannot utter it;(M)the eye is not satisfied with seeing,    nor the ear filled with hearing.9 (N)What has been is what will be,    and what has been done is what will be done,    and there is nothing new under the sun.10 Is there a thing of which it is said,    “See, this is new”?It has been (O)already    in the ages before us.11 There is no (P)remembrance of former things,[d]    nor will there be any remembranceof later things[e] yet to be    among those who come after. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. Tools. Evil Under the Sun. Dead flies make #Ex. All is vanity. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. 14 I perceived that whatever God does endures forever; gnothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it. 3:12, 13; 4:30; 10:7, 23], [See ver. but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. It appears five times in this verse and in 29 other verses in Ecclesiastes remember. and what has been done is what will be done. Bible > ESV > Ecclesiastes 3 Ecclesiastes 3 English Standard Version: Par A Time for Everything. He communes in his own heart – and by the way, he says that a lot in this section at least. d All is vanity. All Is Vanity - The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Easily hear Scripture read as you study the Bible! 2:9; [1 Kgs. 5 n Guard your ... To draw near to listen is better than to p offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil. 16 Moreover, j I saw under the sun that in the place of justice, even k there was wickedness, and in the place of righteousness, even there was wickedness. 11  The heart of her husband trusts in her. Ecclesiastes All Is Vanity. 23 For dall his days are full of sorrow, and his ework is a vexation. 2:11, 17, 26; 4:4; 6:9. and hastens3 to the place where it rises. Ecclesiastes 5. 30:25the perfumer’s ointment give off a stench;so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition, Cloth over Board, Tan, ESV Large Print Value Thinline Bible (TruTone, Turquoise, Emblem Design), ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather with Thumb Index, ESV Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Lavender, Ornament Design), ESV Gospel Transformation Bible, 1st Edition (Chocolate/Plum with Trail Design). 10  Is there a thing of which it is said, 11  There is no nremembrance of former things,4, 12 I othe Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. 13 And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. 21 Who knows whether qthe spirit of man goes upward and the spirit of the beast goes down into the earth? I perceived that this also is but a striving after wind. 3 For everything there is a season, and la time for every matter under heaven: 2  a time to be born, and a time to mdie; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 5  a time to pcast away stones, and a time to qgather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to rrefrain from embracing; a time to keep, and a time to tcast away; a time to vkeep silence, and a time to speak; 9 What xgain has the worker from his toil? Read Ecclesiastes 1 from the ESV Bible online. Ecclesiastes 2:11,26 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had worked, and on the labor that I had labored to do: and, behold.... Matthew 11:28 Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.. Romans 8:22,23 For we know that the whole creation groans and travails in pain together until now.... man. Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! Read Ecclesiastes 1 from the ESV Bible online. 1 The words of athe Preacher,1 the son of David, bking in Jerusalem. Only swhat has already been done. Ecclesiastes 2:11 9 l What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun. 2 1 Be not rash with your mouth, nor let your heart be hasty to utter a word before God, for God is in heaven and you are on earth. Even in the night his heart does not rest. 15  sWhat is crooked cannot be made straight. at which he toils under the sun? 144:4; See Job 7:16; Ps. It is an unhappy business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. 2; ch. Red Letter. I bbuilt houses and planted cvineyards for myself. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! Ecclesiastes 2:26 This also is vanity. 18  For win much wisdom is much vexation. Ecclesiastes 1 - The words of the Preacher,* the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem. All is vanity. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 11  There are those3 who ecurse their fathers, 12  There are those who are fclean in their own eyes. 1 The words of the Preacher, a the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 8 He who p … 4 A generation goes, and a generation comes,. 5 It is l better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise 13 And I papplied my heart6 to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. but a fool’s heart to the left.. 3 Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense,. ESV 1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 21  She is not afraid of snow for her household, for all her household are clothed in cscarlet.6. The Vanity of Self-Indulgence. The Vanity of Self-Indulgence. kThis also is vanity and a striving after wind. Bible > ESV > Ecclesiastes 3 Ecclesiastes 3 English Standard Version: Par A Time for Everything. And yet I perceived that the usame event happens to all of them. 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vani 24 fThere is nothing better for a person than that he should geat and drink and find enjoyment3 in his toil. 22 So I saw that there is rnothing better than that a man should rejoice in his work, for sthat is his lot. Ecclesiastes 3:1–22 A Time for Everything. All is vanity. 8  Remove far from me falsehood and lying; feed me with the food that is xneedful for me. Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! All is vanity. 2 I x said in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. 12 I perceived that there is cnothing better for them than to be joyful and to ddo good as long as they live; 7 I bought male and female slaves, and had eslaves who were born in my house. And this is what he realizes. 11 He has amade everything beautiful in its time. 26 For to the one who pleases him iGod has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given ethe business of gathering and collecting, jonly to give to one who pleases God. 8 All things are full of weariness; a man cannot utter it; k the eye is not satisfied with seeing, . 14 above]; ver. 3 e What f does man gain by all the toil For what can the man do who comes after the king? The oracle.1. k for calmness 1 will lay great offenses to rest. Now, in Ecclesiastes 1:16, Qoheleth kind of takes a step back and evaluates where he is with this wisdom. 21 because sometimes a person who has toiled with wisdom and knowledge and skill must leave everything to be enjoyed by someone who did not toil for it. 4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but g the earth remains forever.. 5 h The sun rises, and the sun goes down, Ecclesiastes 7:27 Behold, this is what I found, says the Preacher, while adding one thing to another to find the scheme of things--Ecclesiastes 12:8 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher; all is vanity. All are from pthe dust, and to dust all return. 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem. 1 For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: 2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; Ecclesiastes 7. 3 ... 15 That which is, h already has been; that which is to be, already has been; and God i seeks what has been driven away. 17 And I [u] Ecclesiastes 1:13; [Ecclesiastes 2:3, Ecclesiastes 2:12; Ecclesiastes 7:23, Ecclesiastes 7:25] applied my heart to know wisdom and to know [v] Ecclesiastes 9:3 madness and folly. English Standard Version. Bible > ESV > Ecclesiastes 1 Ecclesiastes 1 English Standard Version: Par All Is Vanity. Do not take your stand in an evil cause, for he does whatever he pleases. 16 I said in my heart, “I have acquired great twisdom, surpassing all who were over Jerusalem before me, and my heart has had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.” 12 I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. 4  Who has oascended to heaven and come down? Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 13 And I (R)applied my heart[f] to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible. Ecclesiastes 4. 1 above] the Preacher, Why then have I been so very wise?” And I said in my heart that this also is vanity. 6  Give strong drink to the one who nis perishing, 7  plet them drink and forget their poverty, for the rights of all who are destitute.3. I say: Keep the king's command, because of God's oath to him. 1. 13 also ethat everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil—this is fGod’s gift to man. ? 2 And I y thought the dead who are already dead more fortunate than the living who are still alive. Ecclesiastes 3:1–22 A Time for Everything. Ecclesiastes 1:12 I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. # [ch. KJV (Narrated) NKJV (Narrated) NKJV (Dramatized) NLT (Dramatized) NIV (Narrated) NIV (Dramatized) NASB (Narrated) RVR60 (Español) All Is Vanity. Ecclesiastes 1 English Standard Version All Is Vanity 1 The words of the Preacher, [1] the son of David, king in Jerusalem. Ecclesiastes 1. 19 and who knows whether he will be wise or a fool? 15 That which is, halready has been; that which is to be, already has been; and God iseeks what has been driven away.1. 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