Wisdom Is Meaningless

12 I, the Teacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

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13 I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind!

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14 I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

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15 What is crooked cannot be straightened; what is lacking cannot be counted.

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