Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Whatever has happened, will happen again; whatever has been done, will be done again. There is nothing new on earth.

New American Standard Bible

That which has been is that which will be, And that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing new under the sun.

King James Version

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Holman Bible

What has been is what will be,
and what has been done is what will be done;
there is nothing new under the sun.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Amplified

The thing that has been -- "it is what will be again, and that which has been done is that which will be done again; and there is nothing new under the sun.

Bible in Basic English

That which has been, is that which is to be, and that which has been done, is that which will be done, and there is no new thing under the sun.

Darby Translation

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which will be done: and there is nothing new under the sun.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The thing that has been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done; and there is no new thing under the sun.

Julia Smith Translation

What was, that shall be; and what was done, that shall be done: and not anything new under the sun.

King James 2000

The thing that has been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Lexham Expanded Bible

What has been--it is what will be; what has been done--it is what will be done; there is nothing new under the sun.

Modern King James verseion

That which has been is that which shall be; and that which has been done is that which shall be done; and there is nothing new under the sun.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The thing that hath been, cometh to pass again; and the thing that hath been done, again is done - there is nothing new under the Sun.

NET Bible

What exists now is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done; there is nothing truly new on earth.

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

That which hath been, is the same that shall be, and, that which hath been done, is the same that shall be done, - and there is, nothing new, under the sun.

Webster

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

What is that which hath been? it is that which is, and what is that which hath been done? it is that which is done, and there is not an entirely new thing under the sun.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and there is no new
חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ecclesiastes 1:9

References

Context Readings

All Toil Is Profitless And Repetitious

8 Everything is wearisome, more than man is able to express. The eye is never satisfied by seeing, nor the ear by hearing. 9 Whatever has happened, will happen again; whatever has been done, will be done again. There is nothing new on earth. 10 Does anything exist about which someone might say, "Look at this! Is this new?" It happened ages ago; it existed before we did.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 3:15

That which was, now is; and that which will be, already is; and God examines what has already taken place.

Ecclesiastes 2:12

Next I turned to examine wisdom, insanity, and foolishness, because what can a person do who succeeds the king except what has already been accomplished?

2 Peter 2:1

Now there were false prophets among the people, just as there also will be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies and even deny the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction on themselves.

Ecclesiastes 6:10

Whatever exists has been named already; people know what it means to be human and a person cannot defeat one who is more powerful than he.

Ecclesiastes 7:10

Never ask "Why does the past seem so much better than now?" because this question does not come from wisdom.

Isaiah 43:19

Watch! I'm about to carry out something new! And now it's springing up don't you recognize it? I'm making a way in the wilderness and paths in the desert.

Jeremiah 31:22

How long will you go this way and that, rebellious daughter? Indeed, the LORD will create a new thing on the earth; a woman will protect a man.

Revelation 21:1

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, because the first heaven and the first earth had disappeared, and the sea was gone.

Revelation 21:5

The one sitting on the throne said, "See, I am making all things new!" He said, "Write this: "These words are trustworthy and true.'"

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