That which has been is that which shall be, and that which has been done is that which shall be done. And there is no new thing under the sun.
That which is, has been long ago, and that which is to be, has long ago been. And God seeks again that which has passed away.
And I turned myself to behold wisdom and madness and folly. For what [can] the man [do] who comes after the king? [Even] that which has been done long ago.
But FALSE prophets also developed among the people, as FALSE teachers will also be among you, who will sneak in pernicious denominations, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
Whatever has been, the name of it was given long ago, and it is know what man is. Neither can he contend with him who is mightier than he.
Say thou not, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? For thou do not inquire wisely concerning this.
Behold, I will do a new thing. Now it shall spring forth. Shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
How long will thou go here and there, O thou backsliding daughter? For LORD has created a new thing in the earth: a woman shall encompass a man.
And I saw a new sky and a new earth, for the first sky and the first earth passed away, and the sea is no more.
And he who sits upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he says to me, Write, because these words are TRUE and faithful.