Ecclesiastes 1:4; Ecclesiastes 1:6-7; Ecclesiastes 2:14; Ecclesiastes 3:20; Ecclesiastes 4:15; Ecclesiastes 6:6; Ecclesiastes 6:8-9; Ecclesiastes 8:10; Ecclesiastes 9:10; Ecclesiastes 10:3; Ecclesiastes 10:7; Ecclesiastes 11:9; Ecclesiastes 12:5
One generation passeth away , and another generation cometh : but the earth abideth for ever.
The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually , and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.
All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come , thither they return again .
The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.
All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again .
I considered all the living which walk under the sun, with the second child that shall stand up in his stead.
Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?
For what hath the wise more than the fool? what hath the poor, that knoweth to walk before the living?
Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
And so I saw the wicked buried , who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done : this is also vanity.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do , do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest .
Yea also, when he that is a fool walketh by the way, his wisdom faileth him, and he saith to every one that he is a fool.
I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.
Rejoice , O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish , and the grasshopper shall be a burden , and desire shall fail : because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets: