Ecclesiastes 1:1-8 NRS

1 The words of the Teacher, a the son of David, king in Jerusalem.

References for Ecclesiastes 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Heb [Qoheleth], traditionally rendered [Preacher]
      2 Vanity of vanities, says the Teacher, b vanity of vanities! All is vanity.

      References for Ecclesiastes 1:2

        • b 1:2 - Heb [Qoheleth], traditionally rendered [Preacher]
          3 What do people gain from all the toil at which they toil under the sun?
          4 A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.
          5 The sun rises and the sun goes down, and hurries to the place where it rises.
          6 The wind blows to the south, and goes around to the north; round and round goes the wind, and on its circuits the wind returns.
          7 All streams run to the sea, but the sea is not full; to the place where the streams flow, there they continue to flow.
          8 All things c are wearisome; more than one can express; the eye is not satisfied with seeing, or the ear filled with hearing.

          References for Ecclesiastes 1:8

            • c 1:8 - Or [words]