Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever.1
References for Ecclesiastes 1:4
The sun rises and the sun sets, and hurries back to where it rises.2
References for Ecclesiastes 1:5
The wind blows to the south and turns to the north; round and round it goes, ever returning on its course.
All streams flow into the sea, yet the sea is never full. To the place the streams come from, there they return again.3
References for Ecclesiastes 1:7
All things are wearisome, more than one can say. The eye never has enough of seeing,4 nor the ear its fill of hearing.
References for Ecclesiastes 1:8