Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

American Standard Version

I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

I the preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

King James 2000

I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I, the Teacher, [was] king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Modern King James verseion

I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I myself, the Preacher, being king of Israel and Jerusalem,

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

I the preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

I, a preacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I the Preacher
קהלת 
Qoheleth 
Usage: 7

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

References

Word Count of 20 Translations in Ecclesiastes 1:12

Context Readings

Qohelet Introduces His Quest

11 There is no remembrance of earlier things;
And also of the later things which will occur,
There will be for them no remembrance
Among those who will come later still.
12 I, the Preacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem. 13 And I set my mind to seek and explore by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven. It is a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.


Cross References

Ecclesiastes 1:1

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

1 Kings 4:1-19

Now King Solomon was king over all Israel.

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