Ecclesiastes 4:7

7 Again I saw something meaningless under the sun:

Ecclesiastes 4:7 in Other Translations

KJV
7 Then I returned, and I saw vanity under the sun.
ESV
7 Again, I saw vanity under the sun:
NLT
7 I observed yet another example of something meaningless under the sun.
MSG
7 I turned my head and saw yet another wisp of smoke on its way to nothingness:
CSB
7 Again, I saw futility under the sun:

Ecclesiastes 4:7 In-Context

5 Fools fold their hands and ruin themselves.
6 Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.
7 Again I saw something meaningless under the sun:
8 There was a man all alone; he had neither son nor brother. There was no end to his toil, yet his eyes were not content with his wealth. “For whom am I toiling,” he asked, “and why am I depriving myself of enjoyment?” This too is meaningless— a miserable business!
9 Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor:
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