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And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.

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I gave

Ecclesiastes 1:17
And I applied my heart to the knowledge of wisdom, and to the knowledge of madness and folly: I perceived that this also is a striving after the wind.
Ecclesiastes 7:25
I turned, I and my heart, to know, and to search, and to seek out wisdom and reason, and to know wickedness to be folly, and foolishness to be madness;
Ecclesiastes 8:9
All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time when man ruleth man to his hurt.
Psalm 111:2
Great are the works of Jehovah; sought out of all that delight in them.
Proverbs 2:2
so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and thou apply thy heart to understanding;
Proverbs 4:7
The beginning of wisdom is, Get wisdom; and with all thy getting get intelligence.
Proverbs 18:1
He that separateth himself seeketh his pleasure, he is vehement against all sound wisdom.
Proverbs 23:26
My son, give me thy heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.
1 Timothy 4:15
Occupy thyself with these things; be wholly in them, that thy progress may be manifest to all.

This sore

Ecclesiastes 3:10
I have seen the travail that God hath given to the sons of men to toil in.
Ecclesiastes 4:4
And I saw all labour, and all success of work, that it is man's jealousy of his neighbour. This also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
Ecclesiastes 12:12
And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Genesis 3:19
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.

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Ecclesiastes 3:10
I have seen the travail that God hath given to the sons of men to toil in.