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Ecclesiastes 2:18 NAS

The Futility of Labor

18 Thus I hated 1all the fruit of my labor for which I had labored under the sun, for I must 2leave it to the man who will come after me.

References for Ecclesiastes 2:18

Study tools for Ecclesiastes 2:18

  • a 2:1 - Lit "in my heart"
  • b 2:1 - Lit "consider with goodness"
  • c 2:3 - Lit "heart"
  • d 2:3 - Lit "heart"
  • e 2:3 - Lit "which they do"
  • f 2:3 - Lit "days"
  • g 2:7 - Lit "sons of the house"
  • h 2:11 - Lit "labored to do"
  • i 2:11 - Or "futility," and so throughout the ch
  • j 2:15 - Lit "in my heart"
  • k 2:15 - Lit "I spoke in my heart"
  • l 2:16 - Lit "forever"
  • m 2:17 - Lit "evil"
  • n 2:19 - Lit "dominion"
  • o 2:20 - Lit "turned aside my heart to despair"
  • p 2:21 - Lit "share"
  • q 2:22 - Lit "the striving of his heart"
  • r 2:23 - Lit "heart"
  • s 2:24 - Lit "cause his soul to see good in his labor"
  • t 2:25 - So Gr; Heb "me"