24 occurrences in 14 translations

'Nothing' in the 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.

I said of partying, "It is folly," and of self-indulgent pleasure, "It accomplishes nothing!"

And nothing which was desired by my eyes did I keep from them; I did not keep any joy from my heart, because my heart took pleasure in all my work, and this was my reward.

When I considered all that I had accomplished and what I had labored to achieve, I found everything to be futile and a pursuit of the wind. There was nothing to be gained under the sun.

So I turned to consider [human] wisdom and madness and folly; for what can the man do who succeeds the king? Nothing but what has been done already.

Because there is a man whose work has been done with wisdom, with knowledge, and with an expert hand; but one who has done nothing for it will have it for his heritage. This again is to no purpose and a great evil.

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He also has planted eternity in men's hearts and minds [a divinely implanted sense of a purpose working through the ages which nothing under the sun but God alone can satisfy], yet so that men cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.

I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and enjoy the good life.

I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

For an event is to the sons of man, and an event is to the beasts, even one event is to them; as the death of this, so is the death of that; and one spirit is to all, and the advantage of man above the beast is nothing, for the whole is vanity.

Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

Then I considered all the skillful work that is done: Surely it is nothing more than competition between one person and another. This also is profitless -- like chasing the wind.

The fool folds his hands and does no work, so he has nothing to eat but his own flesh.

When prosperity increases, those who consume it increase. {So its owner gains nothing, except to see his wealth before it is spent}.

But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.

As he came forth of his mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and shall take nothing of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand.

A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

All of man's labor is for nothing more than to fill his stomach -- yet his appetite is never satisfied!

For who [ limited to human wisdom] knows what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow [going through the motions but accomplishing nothing]? For who can tell a man what will happen [to his work, his treasure, his plans] under the sun after he is gone?

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

So I commended enjoyment, because there is nothing better for man under the sun except to eat, drink, and enjoy himself, for this will accompany him in his labor during the years of his days that God gives him under the sun.

At least the living know they will die, but the dead know nothing; they no longer have a reward, since memory about them has been forgotten.

When no work is done the roof goes in, and when the hands do nothing water comes into the house.

Bible Theasaurus

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אל 
'al 
never , nay , neither , no , none , nor , not , nothing , rather than , whither , nothing worth
Usage: 727

אפס 
'ephec 
ends , no , none , not , nothing , without , else , beside , but , cause , howbeit , .
Usage: 43

בּל 
Bal 
none, not, nor, lest, nothing, not, neither, no
Usage: 69

בּלתּי 
Biltiy 
but, except, save, nothing, lest, no, from, inasmuch, and not
Usage: 109

חנּם 
Chinnam 
Usage: 32

לה לא 
La' (Aramaic) 
not , no , nor , without , neither , none , cannot , ever , never , no , nothing
Usage: 82

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

מעט 
Ma`at 
Usage: 22

רק 
Raq 
only, surely, nothing but, except, but, in any wise
Usage: 107

תּהוּ 
Tohuw 
Usage: 20

ἀθετέω 
Atheteo 
Usage: 10

ἄντλημα 
Antlema 
nothing to draw with
Usage: 1

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man , nothing , no , none , not , anything ,
Usage: 79

οὐδείς 
Oudeis 
no man , nothing , none , no , any man , any , man , neither any man ,
Usage: 160

οὐδέποτε 
Oudepote 
Usage: 10

οὐδέπω 
Oudepo 
never before , never yet , nothing yet , not yet , as yet not
Usage: 5

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373



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