Though it never saw the sun or knew anything, it has more rest than does that man—
even if he lives a thousand years twice over but fails to enjoy his prosperity. Do not all go to the same place?
References for Ecclesiastes 6:6
Everyone’s toil is for their mouth, yet their appetite is never satisfied.
References for Ecclesiastes 6:7
What advantage have the wise over fools? What do the poor gain by knowing how to conduct themselves before others?
References for Ecclesiastes 6:8
Better what the eye sees than the roving of the appetite. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
References for Ecclesiastes 6:9
Whatever exists has already been named, and what humanity is has been known; no one can contend with someone who is stronger.
References for Ecclesiastes 6:10
The more the words, the less the meaning, and how does that profit anyone?
For who knows what is good for a person in life, during the few and meaningless days they pass through like a shadow? Who can tell them what will happen under the sun after they are gone?
References for Ecclesiastes 6:12