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Ecclesiastes Chapter 1  (1611 Bible)

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Ecclesiastes Chapter 1, Original 1611 KJV

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1 The wordes of the Preacher, the son of Dauid, King in Ierusalem.

2 Uanitie of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanitie of vanities, all is vanitie.

3 What profite hath a man of all his labour which hee taketh vnder the Sunne?

4 One generation passeth away, and another generation commeth: but the earth abideth for euer.

5 The Sunne also ariseth, and the Sunne goeth downe, and hasteth to the place where he arose.

6 The winde goeth toward the South, and turneth about vnto the North; it whirleth about continually, and the winde returneth againe according to his circuits.

7 All the riuers runne into the sea, yet the Sea is not full: vnto the place from whence the riuers come, thither they returne againe.

8 All things are full of labour, man cannot vtter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the eare filled with hearing.

9 The thing that hath beene, it is that which shall be: and that which is done, is that which shall be done; and there is no new thing vnder the sunne.

10 Is there any thing, whereof it may be sayd, See, this is new? it hath beene already of olde time, which was before vs.

11 There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there bee any remembrance of things that are to come, with those that shall come after.

12 I the Preacher was king ouer Israel in Ierusalem.

13 And I gaue my heart to seeke and search out by wisedome, concerning all things that are done vnder heauen: this sore trauell hath God giuen to the sonnes of man, to be exercised therewith.

14 I haue seene all the workes that are done vnder the Sunne, and behold, all is vanitie, and vexation of spirit.

15 That which is crooked, cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbred.

16 I communed with mine owne heart, saying, Loe, I am come to great estate, and haue gotten more wisedome then all they that haue beene before me in Ierusalem: yea my heart had great experience of wisedome & knowledge.

17 And I gaue my heart to know wisedome, and to know madnesse and folly: I perceiued that this also is vexation of spirit.

18 For in much wisedome is much griefe: and hee that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow.


 

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Moses Colleton's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 3/03/2015, 6:37pm...

My comment on Ecclesiastes is that to have wisdom and know everything on earth is wisdom that comes from our heavenly Father,and His word said ask and it shell be giving.As we study God s w0rd He speakes to our heart.

 


JOSEPH BAIDOO's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment about verse 18 on 2/19/2015, 7:42am...

solomon studied and explore by his wisdom. By HIM knowing that all things done under the earth was meaningless he GRIVED. According to ECC 2:17

 


Geraldine cole's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 1/09/2015, 9:00am...

Praise The Lord Jesus for his healing and for that I say glory to God for his mighty works he is a mighty God. the blood of Jesus cover us All brother and sister in Christ Jesus Amen

 


Lucky's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment about verse 13 on 11/26/2014, 5:14pm...

i feel like this is the single most true moment in all the bible, it is a fitting conclusion for us sinners to toil and struggle for our own redemption, if we would not we would only sin

 


Brian's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment about verse 9 on 11/23/2014, 12:29pm...

Ecc 1 9 does this scripture mean all things were before like cars cell phones and all things that we see in todays life. were these things before ?

 


Lezekiel Chyme's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment about verse 18 on 11/22/2014, 8:45pm...

None were wiser than Jesus and as prophesied in Isaiah 53 3, it tells us that He is a man of sorrows, acquainted with grief, so no contradiction. Wisdom brings true knowledge of the human condition, with all its tragic consequence.

 


Joe's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 11/14/2014, 7:21am...

I really like to read the explainations shown after the answer to each question. Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 is great example. Please show more explainations with this amount of information and detail

 


Micheal's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 10/20/2014, 3:16am...

God is all nowing he has determend the begining and end is the one can say wat shall be shall be

 


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