Ecclesiastes 1:6

“The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Blowing toward the south, Then turning toward the north, The wind continues swirling along; And on its circular courses the wind returns.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The wind goes to the south, turning back again to the north; circling round for ever.
- Basic English Bible

The wind goeth towards the south, and turneth about towards the north: it turneth about continually, and the wind returneth again to its circuits.
- Darby Bible

The wind goeth towards the south, and turneth about to the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to its circuits.
- Webster's Bible

The wind goes toward the south, and turns around to the north. It turns around continually as it goes, and the wind returns again to its courses.
- World English Bible

Going unto the south, and turning round unto the north, turning round, turning round, the wind is going, and by its circuits the wind hath returned.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it turneth about continually in its circuit, and the wind returneth again to its circuits.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 1:6


1:6 The wind - The wind also sometimes blows from one quarter of the world, and sometimes from another; successively returning to the same quarters in which it had formerly been.


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