2 Perfectly pointless,a 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)

      Some things are inevitable

      3 What do people gain from all the hard work that they work so hard at under the sun?
      References for Ecclesiastes 1:3
          4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains as it always has.