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.
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.
And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
And Moses looked upon all the work, and, behold, they had done it as the LORD had commanded, even so had they done it; and Moses blessed them.
1 John 2:16
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
Therefore I hated life because every work that is wrought under the sun was grievous unto me; for all was vanity and vexation of spirit.
What profit does a man have of all his labour which he takes under the sun?
Is this not of the LORD of the hosts? Therefore the peoples shall labour for the fire, and the Gentiles shall weary themselves in vain.
1 Timothy 6:6
But piety with contentment is great gain.
Even in laughter, the scorner has pain in his heart, and the end of that mirth is heaviness.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
What profit does the one that works have in that in which he labours?