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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 Teacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem: 2 "Futile! Futile!" laments the Teacher, "Absolutely futile! Everything is futile!"


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:12

I, the Teacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Ecclesiastes 7:27

The Teacher says: I discovered this while trying to discover the scheme of things, item by item.

Ecclesiastes 12:8-10

"Absolutely futile!" laments the Teacher, "All of these things are futile!"

1 Kings 11:42-43

Solomon ruled over all Israel from Jerusalem for forty years.

2 Chronicles 9:30

Solomon ruled over all Israel from Jerusalem for forty years.

2 Chronicles 10:17-19

(Rehoboam continued to rule over the Israelites who lived in the cities of Judah.)

Nehemiah 6:7

You have also established prophets to announce in Jerusalem on your behalf, 'We have a king in Judah!' Now the king is going to hear about these rumors. So come on! Let's talk about this."

Psalm 40:9

I have told the great assembly about your justice. Look! I spare no words! O Lord, you know this is true.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,

Jonah 3:2

"Go immediately to Nineveh, that large city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you."

2 Peter 2:5

and if he did not spare the ancient world, but did protect Noah, a herald of righteousness, along with seven others, when God brought a flood on an ungodly world,

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