Ecclesiastes 1:10; Ecclesiastes 2:21; Ecclesiastes 4:8-9; Ecclesiastes 5:13; Ecclesiastes 6:1; Ecclesiastes 6:11; Ecclesiastes 7:15; Ecclesiastes 8:6; Ecclesiastes 8:14; Ecclesiastes 9:4; Ecclesiastes 10:5
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Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us.
For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.
There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men:
Seeing there be many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?
All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness.
Because to every purpose there is time and judgment, therefore the misery of man is great upon him.
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.
For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler: