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Ecclesiastes 1 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:1 - The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:2 - Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:3 - What profit hath man of all his labor wherein he laboreth under the sun?

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:4 - One generation goeth, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth for ever.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:5 - The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to its place where it ariseth.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:6 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:7 - All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full; unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:8 - All things are full of weariness; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:9 - 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:10 - Is there a thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been long ago, in the ages which were before us.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:11 - There is no remembrance of the former generations; neither shall there be any remembrance of the latter generations that are to come, among those that shall come after.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:12 - I the Preacher was king over Israel in Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:13 - And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven: it is a sore travail that God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised therewith.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:14 - I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:15 - That which is crooked cannot be made straight; and that which is wanting cannot be numbered.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:16 - I communed with mine own heart, saying, Lo, I have gotten me great wisdom above all that were before me in Jerusalem; yea, my heart hath had great experience of wisdom and knowledge.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:17 - And I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also was a striving after wind.

Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:18 - For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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