Bible VersionsGNTEcclesiastes 1:1; Ecclesiastes 1:12; Ecclesiastes 1:16
Ecclesiastes 1:1; Ecclesiastes 1:12; Ecclesiastes 1:16 (Good News Translation)
These are the words of the Philosopher, David's son, who was king in Jerusalem.
I, the Philosopher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.
I told myself, "I have become a great man, far wiser than anyone who ruled Jerusalem before me. I know what wisdom and knowledge really are."
Scripture taken from the Good News Translation - Second Edition, Copyright 1992 by American Bible Society. Used by Permission. (The Good News Translation - The Holy Bible Online)