Ecclesiastes 6:7

“All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

All a man's labor is for his mouth and yet the appetite is not satisfied.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
- American Standard Version (1901)

All the work of man is for his mouth, and still he has a desire for food.
- Basic English Bible

All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
- Darby Bible

All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
- Webster's Bible

All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
- World English Bible

All the labour of man [is] for his mouth, and yet the soul is not filled.
- Youngs Literal Bible

All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 6:7


6:7 Is - For meat. And yet - Men are insatiable in their desires, and restless in their endeavours after more, and never say, they have enough.


Discussion for Ecclesiastes 6:7

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