Thematic Bible

Ecclesiastes 1:1 (show verse)

The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.

Ecclesiastes 1:2 (show verse)

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:3 (show verse)

What profit hath man of all his labor wherein he laboreth under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 1:4 (show verse)

One generation goeth, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth for ever.

Ecclesiastes 1:5 (show verse)

The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to its place where it ariseth.

Ecclesiastes 1:6 (show verse)

The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it turneth about continually in its course, and the wind returneth again to its circuits.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 (show verse)

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full; unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

Ecclesiastes 1:8 (show verse)

All things are full of weariness; man cannot utter it : the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 (show verse)

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.
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Ecclesiastes 1:10 (show verse)

Is there a thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been long ago, in the ages which were before us.
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Ecclesiastes 1:11 (show verse)

There is no remembrance of the former generations ; neither shall there be any remembrance of the latter generations that are to come, among those that shall come after.
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Ecclesiastes 1:12 (show verse)

I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Ecclesiastes 1:13 (show verse)

And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven: it is a sore travail that God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised therewith.

Ecclesiastes 1:14 (show verse)

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 1:15 (show verse)

That which is crooked cannot be made straight; and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.

Ecclesiastes 1:16 (show verse)

I communed with mine own heart, saying, Lo, I have gotten me great wisdom above all that were before me in Jerusalem; yea, my heart hath had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.

Ecclesiastes 1:17 (show verse)

And I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also was a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 1:18 (show verse)

For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.