Ecclesiastes 2:23

“For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 2:23

For all his dayes are sorrowes, and his traueile, griefe; yea his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanitie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because all his days his task is painful and grievous; even at night his mind does not rest. This too is vanity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For all his days are `but' sorrows, and his travail is grief; yea, even in the night his heart taketh no rest. This also is vanity.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All his days are sorrow, and his work is full of grief. Even in the night his heart has no rest. This again is to no purpose.
- Basic English Bible

For all his days are sorrows, and his travail vexation: even in the night his heart taketh no rest. This also is vanity.
- Darby Bible

For all his days are sorrows, and his labor grief; yes, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.
- Webster's Bible

For all his days are sorrows, and his travail is grief; yes, even in the night his heart takes no rest. This also is vanity.
- World English Bible

For all his days are sorrows, and his travail sadness; even at night his heart hath not lain down; this also [is] vanity.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For all his days are pains, and his occupation vexation; yea, even in the night his heart taketh not rest. This also is vanity.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 2:23

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 2:23


2:23 Sorrows - Full of sorrows. Tho' he took great and unwearied pains all his days, yet the toils of his body were accompanied with vexation of mind. His heart - Because his sleep was broken with perplexing cares.


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