Ecclesiastes 1:13

Overview - Ecclesiastes 1
The preacher shews that all human courses are vain;
because the creatures are restless in their courses,
they bring forth nothing new, and all old things are forgotten;
12 and because he has found it so in the studies of wisdom.
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Ecclesiastes 1:13  (King James Version)
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.

I gave
17 ; 7:25 Ecclesiastes 8:9 Ecclesiastes 8:16 Ecclesiastes 8:17 Psalms 111:2 ; Proverbs 2:2-4 ; 4:7 Proverbs 18:1 Proverbs 18:15 23:26
1 Timothy 4:15

this sore
3:10 4:4 12:12 Genesis 3:19

to be exercised
or, to afflict them.