Ecclesiastes 1:9

“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 1:9

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

That which has been is that which will be, And that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing new under the sun.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That which has been, is that which is to be, and that which has been done, is that which will be done, and there is no new thing under the sun.
- Basic English Bible

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which will be done: and there is nothing new under the sun.
- Darby Bible

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
- Webster's Bible

That which has been is that which shall be; and that which has been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.
- World English Bible

What [is] that which hath been? it [is] that which is, and what [is] that which hath been done? it [is] that which is done, and there is not an entirely new thing under the sun.
- Youngs Literal Bible

That which hath been is that which shall be, and that which hath been done is that which shall be done; and there is nothing new under the sun.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 1:9

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 1:9


1:9 There is - There is nothing in the world but a continued and tiresome repetition of the same things. The nature and course of the beings and affairs of the world, and the tempers of men, are the same that they ever were and shall ever be; and therefore, because no man ever yet received satisfaction from worldly things, it is vain for any person hereafter to expect it. No new thing - In the nature of things, which might give us hopes of attaining that satisfaction which hitherto things have not afforded.


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