Ecclesiastes 1:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
"Vanityהֲבֵ֤לha·vel1892vapor, breatha prim. root
of vanities,"הֲבָלִים֙ha·va·lim1892vapor, breatha prim. root
saysאָמַ֣רa·mar559to utter, saya prim. root
the Preacher,קֹהֶ֔לֶתko·he·let,6953"a collector (of sentences)," "a preacher," a son of Davidfrom the same as qahal
"Vanityהֲבֵ֥לha·vel1892vapor, breatha prim. root
of vanities!הֲבָלִ֖יםha·va·lim1892vapor, breatha prim. root
Allהַכֹּ֥לhak·kol3605the whole, allfrom kalal
is vanity."הָֽבֶל׃ha·vel.1892vapor, breatha prim. root
KJV Lexicon
Vanity
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
of vanities
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
saith
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
the Preacher
qoheleth  (ko-heh'-leth)
a (female) assembler (i.e. lecturer): abstractly, preaching (used as a nom de plume, Koheleth) -- preacher.
vanity
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
of vanities
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
all is vanity
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher, "Vanity of vanities! All is vanity."

King James Bible
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Absolute futility," says the Teacher." Absolute futility. Everything is futile."

International Standard Version
"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Absolutely pointless; everything is pointless."

NET Bible
"Futile! Futile!" laments the Teacher, "Absolutely futile! Everything is futile!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Absolutely pointless!" says the spokesman. "Absolutely pointless! Everything is pointless."

King James 2000 Bible
Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
Links
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Ecclesiastes 1:2 NIV
Ecclesiastes 1:2 NLT
Ecclesiastes 1:2 ESV
Ecclesiastes 1:2 NASB
Ecclesiastes 1:2 KJV

Ecclesiastes 1:2 Bible Apps
Ecclesiastes 1:2 Biblia Paralela
Ecclesiastes 1:2 Chinese Bible
Ecclesiastes 1:2 French Bible
Ecclesiastes 1:2 German Bible

Bible Hub
Ecclesiastes 1:1
Top of Page
Top of Page