Ecclesiastes 8:17 NIV

17 then I saw all that God has done. No one can comprehend what goes on under the sun. Despite all their efforts to search it out, no one can discover its meaning. Even if the wise claim they know, they cannot really comprehend it.

References for Ecclesiastes 8:17

Study tools for Ecclesiastes 8:17

  • a 8:8 - Or "over the human spirit to retain it," / "and so"
  • b 8:9 - Or "to their"
  • c 8:10 - Some Hebrew manuscripts and Septuagint (Aquila); most Hebrew manuscripts "and are forgotten"