2 is vanity, since the same fate comes to all, to the righteous and the wicked, to the good and the evil, to the clean and the unclean, to those who sacrifice and those who do not sacrifice. As are the good, so are the sinners; those who swear are like those who shun an oath.

References for Ecclesiastes 9:2

    • a 9:2 - Syr Compare Gk: Heb [Everything that confronts them +V2+Wis everything]
    • b 9:2 - Gk Syr Vg: Heb lacks [and the evil]