I have seen a grievous evil under the sun: wealth hoarded to the harm of its owners,
References for Ecclesiastes 5:13
or wealth lost through some misfortune, so that when they have children there is nothing left for them to inherit.
Everyone comes naked from their mother’s womb, and as everyone comes, so they depart. They take nothing from their toil that they can carry in their hands.
References for Ecclesiastes 5:15
This too is a grievous evil: As everyone comes, so they depart, and what do they gain, since they toil for the wind?
References for Ecclesiastes 5:16
All their days they eat in darkness, with great frustration, affliction and anger.