4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. English Standard Version (ESV). 10 I have seen ythe business that zGod has given to the children of man to be busy with. 2 I xsaid in my heart, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity.1 Ecclesiastes 1. Even in the night his heart does not rest. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. All Is Vanity - The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. This also is a vanity 1 and a striving after wind. remember. 13 also ethat everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil—this is fGod’s gift to man. 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. Tools. For what can the man do who comes after the king? 2:14] A wise man’s heart inclines him to the right,but a foo Ecclesiastes 4. at which he toils under the sun? Ecclesiastes 1:1–7:29 All Is Vanity. 25 for apart from him4 who can eat or who can have enjoyment? and what has been done is what will be done. Ecclesiastes 4. 4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but g the earth remains forever.. 5 h The sun rises, and the sun goes down, 14 above]; ver. Who has qwrapped up the waters in a garment? 31 The words of King Lemuel. 9 So I became great and lsurpassed all who were before me in Jerusalem. I perceived that this also is but (Y)a striving after wind. 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 (T)vanity[g] and a striving after wind.[h]. Bible Language … 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. 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 had also great possessions of fherds and flocks, more than any who had been before me in Jerusalem. The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. I perceived that this also is but ra striving after wind. Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! Ecclesiastes 2:11 d All is vanity.. 3 e What f does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. (Ec 1:12; Ec 7:27; Ec 12:8) 2 Vanity [2] … 5 It is l better for a man to hear the rebuke of the wise Ecclesiastes All Is Vanity. This also is vanity. 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. 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. Ecclesiastes 3:1 - ESV: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: 7 I bought male and female slaves, and had eslaves who were born in my house. and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. All is vanity. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. d All is vanity.. 3 e What f does man gain by all the toil. Now, in Ecclesiastes 1:16, Qoheleth kind of takes a step back and evaluates where he is with this wisdom. and mpervert the rights of all the afflicted. Read Ecclesiastes 1 from the ESV Bible online. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. All is vanity. 13 And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. 5 I made myself dgardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees. 14 I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind. 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. 6 I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees. 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. 13 And I papplied my heart6 to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. It appears five times in this verse and in 29 other verses in Ecclesiastes 1 The words of a the Preacher, 1 the son of David, b king in Jerusalem. 12 I perceived that there is cnothing better for them than to be joyful and to ddo good as long as they live; All Is Vanity. Ecclesiastes 1. 3 What does man gain by all the toil at which he toils under the sun? 1 ... “Come now, I will test you with pleasure; enjoy yourself.” But behold, this also was vanity. Fear God. Ecclesiastes 2:26 Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software. 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. Ecclesiastes 1:12 I the Preacher have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. (Ec 1:12; Ec 7:27; Ec 12:8) 2 Vanity [2] of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! 2 c Vanity 2 of vanities, says a the Preacher, c vanity of vanities! NIV 2 “Meaningless! I say: Keep the king's command, because of God's oath to him. 19 and who knows whether he will be wise or a fool? All is vanity. 2 And I y thought the dead who are already dead more fortunate than the living who are still alive. 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. 30 The words of Agur son of Jakeh. All Is Vanity. but a fool’s heart to the left.. 3 Even when the fool walks on the road, he lacks sense,. 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. Ecclesiastes All Is Vanity. and a maidservant when she displaces her mistress. NIV 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: ESV 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! NIV 1 The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem: ESV 2 Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities! I perceived that this also is but a striving after wind. 8 I also gathered for myself silver and ggold and the treasure of hkings and iprovinces. Ecclesiastes 6. 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. 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. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. 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