Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 - Interlinear Bible


The Futility of All Endeavor

1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.
3 What advantage does man have in all his work Which he does under the sun?
l{m][;Y,v w{l'm][ -l'k.B ~'d'a'l !w{r.tiY -h;m ? v,m'V;h t;x;T
t,d'm{[ ~'lw{[.l #,r'a'h.w a'B rw{d.w .$el{h rw{D
5 Also, the sun rises and the sun sets; And hastening to its place it rises there again.
@eaw{v w{mw{q.m -l,a.w v,m'V;h a'b.W v,m,V;h x;r'z.w ? ~'v a.Wh ;xerw{z
bebw{s !w{p'c -l,a bebw{s.w ~w{r'D -l,a .$elw{h ? ;x.Wr'h b'v wy't{byib.s -l;[.w ;x.Wr'h .$elw{h beb{s
7 All the rivers flow into the sea, Yet the sea is not full. To the place where the rivers flow, There they flow again.
.WN,nyea ~'Y;h.w ~'Y;h -l,a ~yik.l{h ~yil'x.N;h -l'K ? ~eh ~'v ~yik.l{h ~yil'x.N;h,v ~w{q.m -l,a ael'm ? t,k'l'l ~yib'v
8 All things are wearisome; Man is not able to tell it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, Nor is the ear filled with hearing.
reB;d.l vyia l;k.Wy -a{l ~yi[eg.y ~yir'b.D;h -l'K ? !,z{a ael'Mit -a{l.w tw{ !Iy;[ [; -a{l ? ;[{m.Vim
9 That which * has been is that which will be, And that which * has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing * new under the sun.
a.Wh ]h'f][;N,V -h;m.W h,y.hiY,v a.Wh h'y'h,V -h;m ? v,m'V;h t;x;T v'd'x -l'K !yea.w h,f'[eY,v
10 Is there anything of which one might say, "See this, it is new "? Already it has existed for ages Which were before * us.
r'b.K a.Wh v'd'x h,z -hea.r r;ma{Y,v r'b'D vey ? .Wnen'p.Lim h'y'h r,v]a ~yim'l{[.l h'y'h
11 There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance Among those who will come later still.
.Wy.hiY,v ~yin{r]x;a'l ~;g.w ~yin{vair'l !w{r.kiz !yea ? h'n{r]x;a'l .Wy.hiY,v ~i[ !w{r'Kiz ~,h'l h,y.hIy -a{l