Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.

Bible References

I looked

Ecclesiastes 1:14
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and, behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.
Genesis 1:31
And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
Exodus 39:43
And Moses saw all the work, and, behold, they had done it, as LORD had commanded, even so they had done it. And Moses blessed them.
1 John 2:16
Because everything in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the arrogance of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.


Ecclesiastes 2:17
So I hated life, because the work that is wrought under the sun was grievous to me. For all is vanity and a striving after wind.
Ecclesiastes 1:3
What profit has man from all his labor in which he labors under the sun?
Habakkuk 2:13
Behold, is it not of LORD of hosts that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain,

General references

Proverbs 14:13
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is heaviness.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities, all is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 3:9
What profit has he who works in that in which he labors?