Ecclesiastes 3:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

What profit is there to the worker from that in which he toils?

King James Version

What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?

Holman Bible

What does the worker gain from his struggles?

International Standard Version

What benefit does the worker gain from what he undertakes?

A Conservative Version

What profit has he who works in that in which he labors?

American Standard Version

What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboreth?

Amplified

What profit remains for the worker from his toil?

Bible in Basic English

What profit has the worker in the work which he does?

Darby Translation

What profit hath he that worketh from that wherein he laboureth?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What profit does the one that works have in that in which he labours?

Julia Smith Translation

What the excellence of him working in what he labored?

King James 2000

What profit has he that works in that in which he labors?

Lexham Expanded Bible

What does the worker gain in his toil?

Modern King James verseion

What profit does he have who works in that in which he labors?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What else hath a man that doth anything, but weariness and labour?

NET Bible

What benefit can a worker gain from his toil?

New Heart English Bible

What profit has he who works in that in which he labors?

New simplified Bible

What profit is there to the worker in his work?

The Emphasized Bible

What profit hath he that worketh, in that wherein, himself, hath toiled?

Webster

What profit hath he that worketh in that in which he laboreth?

World English Bible

What profit has he who works in that in which he labors?

Youngs Literal Translation

What advantage hath the doer in that which he is labouring at?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יתרון 
Yithrown 
Usage: 10


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

God Has Ordained The Ebb And Flow Of Human Activities

8 A time to love and a time to hate; A time for war and a time for peace. 9 What profit is there to the worker from that in which he toils? 10 I have seen the task which God has given the sons of men with which to occupy themselves.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:3

What advantage does man have in all his work Which he does under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 2:11

Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had exerted, and behold all was vanity and striving after wind and there was no profit under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 5:16

This also is a grievous evil--exactly as a man is born, thus will he die. So what is the advantage to him who toils for the wind?

Proverbs 14:23

In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty.

Ecclesiastes 2:22-23

For what does a man get in all his labor and in his striving with which he labors under the sun?

Matthew 16:26

"For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? Or what will a man give in exchange for his soul?

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