Bible VersionsNIVEcclesiastes 1:1; Ecclesiastes 1:12; Ecclesiastes 1:16
Ecclesiastes 1:1; Ecclesiastes 1:12; Ecclesiastes 1:16 (New International Version)
The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem:
I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem.
I thought to myself, "Look, I have grown and increased in wisdom more than anyone who has ruled over Jerusalem before me; I have experienced much of wisdom and knowledge."
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