Thematic Bible

Ecclesiastes 6:1 (show verse)

There is an evil which I have seen under the sun and it is prevalent among men—
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Ecclesiastes 6:2 (show verse)

a man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner enjoys them. This is vanity and a severe affliction.

Ecclesiastes 6:3 (show verse)

If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, then I say, “Better the miscarriage than he,

Ecclesiastes 6:4 (show verse)

for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity.

Ecclesiastes 6:5 (show verse)

It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it is better off than he.
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Ecclesiastes 6:6 (show verse)

Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy good things—do not all go to one place?”
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Ecclesiastes 6:7 (show verse)

All a man’s labor is for his mouth and yet the appetite is not satisfied.

Ecclesiastes 6:8 (show verse)

For what advantage does the wise man have over the fool? What advantage does the poor man have, knowing how to walk before the living?
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Ecclesiastes 6:9 (show verse)

What the eyes see is better than what the soul desires. This too is futility and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 6:10 (show verse)

Whatever exists has already been named, and it is known what man is; for he cannot dispute with him who is stronger than he is.
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Ecclesiastes 6:11 (show verse)

For there are many words which increase futility. What then is the advantage to a man?
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Ecclesiastes 6:12 (show verse)

For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?