Ecclesiastes 1:5-11 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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5 The sun rises and the sun goes down, and hurries to the place where it rises. 5 The sun rises and the sun sets, and hurries back to 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. 6 The wind blows to the south and turns to the north; round and round it goes, ever returning on its course.
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. 7 All streams flow into the sea, yet the sea is never full. To the place the streams come from, there they return again.
8 All things are wearisome; more than one can express; the eye is not satisfied with seeing, or the ear filled with hearing. 8 All things are wearisome, more than one can say. The eye never has enough of seeing, nor the ear its fill of hearing.
9 What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; there is nothing new under the sun. 9 What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.
10 Is there a thing of which it is said, "See, this is new"? It has already been, in the ages before us. 10 Is there anything of which one can say, "Look! This is something new"? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time.
11 The people of long ago are not remembered, nor will there be any remembrance of people yet to come by those who come after them. 11 There is no remembrance of men of old, and even those who are yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow.