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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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Robert Androvic's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment about verse 7 on 7/18/2015, 2:24pm...

Geologists says this scripture is supported by the scientific literature.


Nana Marfo's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 4/18/2015, 10:57pm...

God is so wonderful Let us worship Him trust Him and He is so faithful and just.He will provide our needs Amen.


Annie's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 4/03/2015, 3:56am...

It is not wise to trust in worldly possessions, we can not take these things to Heaven.We must receive the Holy GHOST if we want to see Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.Therefore we must continue to maintain our walk with Christ and less on vanities.Vanities are temporary Living with Jesus is forever.


Aseervadam's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment about verse 7 on 3/28/2015, 6:03am...

it 's very Spiritual meaning is rivers is the people, sea is the saten,All penples mind r turning his way,but Jesus Christ blood was stoped the peoples not going to the sea,the bible says Ecl. 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was:and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.Saten wil not destroyed any human belongs to God peoples.


Joel's Ecclesiastes Chapter 1 comment on 3/18/2015, 10:31am...



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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


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