Parallel Bible results for Ecclesiastes 8:16

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Ecclesiastes 8:16

BBE 16 When I gave my mind to the knowledge of wisdom and to seeing the business which is done on the earth (and there are those whose eyes see not sleep by day or by night), NIV 16 When I applied my mind to know wisdom and to observe man's labor on earth--his eyes not seeing sleep day or night--