Ecclesiastes 6:5

“Moreover he hath not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this hath more rest than the other.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Moreouer hee hath not seene the Sunne, nor knowen any thing: this hath more rest then the other.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"It never sees the sun and it never knows {anything;} it is better off than he.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

moreover it hath not seen the sun nor known it; this hath rest rather than the other:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Yes, it saw not the sun, and it had no knowledge; it is better with this than with the other.
- Basic English Bible

moreover it hath not seen nor known the sun: this hath rest rather than the other.
- Darby Bible

Moreover he hath not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this hath more rest than the other.
- Webster's Bible

Moreover it has not seen the sun nor known it. This has rest rather than the other.
- World English Bible

Even the sun he hath not seen nor known, more rest hath this than that.
- Youngs Literal Bible

moreover it hath not seen the sun nor known it; this hath gratification rather than the other;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 6:5


6:5 More rest - Because he is free from all those encumbrances and vexations to which the covetuous man is long exposed.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 6:5

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