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The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.

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The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.

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Holman Bible

The words of the Teacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem.

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Darby Translation

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Julia Smith Translation

The words of the preacher, son of David, king in Jerusalem.

King James 2000

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Lexham Expanded Bible

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Modern King James verseion

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Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

These are the words of the Preacher, the son of David, king of Jerusalem.

NET Bible

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New Heart English Bible

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The Emphasized Bible

The words of the Proclaimer, son of David, king in Jerusalem.

Webster

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Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

of the Preacher
קהלת 
Qoheleth 
Usage: 7

of David
דּויד דּוד 
David 
Usage: 1074

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

References

Word Count of 20 Translations in Ecclesiastes 1:1

Context Readings

Prologue

1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem. 2 All is to no purpose, said the Preacher, all the ways of man are to no purpose.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:12

I, the Preacher, was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Ecclesiastes 7:27

Look! this I have seen, said the Preacher, taking one thing after another to get the true account,

Ecclesiastes 12:8-10

All things are to no purpose, says the Preacher, all is to no purpose.

1 Kings 11:42-43

And the time Solomon was king in Jerusalem over all Israel was forty years.

2 Chronicles 9:30

Solomon was king over Israel in Jerusalem for forty years.

2 Chronicles 10:17-19

But Rehoboam was still king over those of the children of Israel who were living in the towns of Judah.

Nehemiah 6:7

And that you have prophets preaching about you in Jerusalem, and saying, There is a king in Judah: now an account of these things will be sent to the king. So come now, and let us have a discussion.

Psalm 40:9

I have given news of righteousness in the great meeting; O Lord, you have knowledge that I have not kept back my words.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

Jonah 3:2

Up! go to Nineveh, that great town, and give it the word which I have given you.

2 Peter 2:5

And did not have mercy on the world which then was, but only kept safe Noah, a preacher of righteousness, with seven others, when he let loose the waters over the world of the evil-doers;

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