Ecclesiastes 1:1-2 CEB

Opening motto

1 The words of the Teacher of the Assembly,a David's son, king in Jerusalem:

References for Ecclesiastes 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or <i>Gatherer </i>or <i>Convener </i>or <i>Assembler </i>(Heb <i>Qoheleth); </i>see also 1:2, 12; 7:27; 12:8, 9, 10.
      2 Perfectly pointless,b says the Teacher, perfectly pointless. Everything is pointless.

      References for Ecclesiastes 1:2

        • b 1:2 - Or <i>meaningless </i>or <i>vapor </i>or <i>puff of air </i>(Heb <i>hebel</i>, which often occurs in the book)