Ecclesiastes 1:16-18 NRSA

16 I said to myself, "I have acquired great wisdom, surpassing all who were over Jerusalem before me; and my mind has had great experience of wisdom and knowledge."
17 And I applied my mind to know wisdom and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also is but a chasing after wind. a

References for Ecclesiastes 1:17

    • f 1:17 - Or [a feeding on wind.] See Hos 12.1
      18 For in much wisdom is much vexation, and those who increase knowledge increase sorrow.