Ecclesiastes 1:13
New International Version
I applied my mind to study and to explore by wisdom all that is done under the heavens. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind!

New Living Translation
I devoted myself to search for understanding and to explore by wisdom everything being done under heaven. I soon discovered that God has dealt a tragic existence to the human race.

English Standard Version
And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven. It is an unhappy business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with.

New American Standard Bible
And I set my mind to seek and explore by wisdom concerning all that has been done under heaven. It is a grievous task which God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.

King James Bible
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I applied my mind to seek and explore through wisdom all that is done under heaven. God has given people this miserable task to keep them occupied.

International Standard Version
I dedicated myself to using wisdom for study and discovery of everything that is done under heaven. God uses terrible things so human beings will struggle with life.

NET Bible
I decided to carefully and thoroughly examine all that has been accomplished on earth. I concluded: God has given people a burdensome task that keeps them occupied.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
With all my heart I used wisdom to study and explore everything done under heaven. Mortals are weighed down with a terrible burden that God has placed on them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven (this sore travail God has given to the sons of man that they be occupied in it).

King James 2000 Bible
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this severe burden has God given to the sons of man to be afflicted with.

American King James Version
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail has God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I proposed in my mind to seek and search out wisely concerning all things that are done under the sun. This painful occupation hath God given to the children of men, to be exercised therein.

Darby Bible Translation
And I applied my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under the heavens: this grievous occupation hath God given to the children of men to weary themselves therewith.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this grievous labor hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised with it.

World English Bible
I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under the sky. It is a heavy burden that God has given to the sons of men to be afflicted with.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have given my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that hath been done under the heavens. It is a sad travail God hath given to the sons of man to be humbled by it.

Prediker 1:13 Afrikaans PWL
Ek het met my verstand, wil en emosie, met wysheid alles ondersoek wat onder die hemel gedoen word; om daarmee besig te wees is ’n moeilike taak wat God aan die mensekinders gegee het.

Predikuesi 1:13 Albanian
dhe kam kërkuar me zemër të zbuloj dhe të hetoj me dituri çdo gjë që ndodh nën qiell; kjo është një punë e rëndë që Perëndia u ka dhënë bijve të njerëzve që ata të lodhen.

ﺍﻟﺠﺎﻣﻌﺔ 1:13 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
ووجهت قلبي للسؤال والتفتيش بالحكمة عن كل ما عمل تحت السموات. هو عناء رديء جعلها الله لبني البشر ليعنوا فيه.

Dyr Prödiger 1:13 Bavarian
Und, mein, wie s halt ist, gwill i aynmaal schaugn, was mit dönn ist, was in derer Welt yso laaufft. Und i mueß sagn, dyr Herrgot haat s yn de Menschn waarlich nit leicht gmacht mit dönn, was yr ien aufgöbn haat!

Еклесиаст 1:13 Bulgarian
И предадох сърцето си да издиря И да изпитам чрез мъдростта Относно всичко що става под небето. Тежък е тоя труд, който Бог е дал на човешките чада За да се трудят в него.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
我專心用智慧尋求查究天下所做的一切事,乃知神叫世人所經練的,是極重的勞苦。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
我专心用智慧寻求查究天下所做的一切事,乃知神叫世人所经练的,是极重的劳苦。

傳 道 書 1:13 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
我 專 心 用 智 慧 尋 求 、 查 究 天 下 所 做 的 一 切 事 , 乃 知   神 叫 世 人 所 經 練 的 是 極 重 的 勞 苦 。

傳 道 書 1:13 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
我 专 心 用 智 慧 寻 求 、 查 究 天 下 所 做 的 一 切 事 , 乃 知   神 叫 世 人 所 经 练 的 是 极 重 的 劳 苦 。

Ecclesiastes 1:13 Croatian Bible
I trudih se da mudrošću istražim i dokučim sve što biva pod nebom; o, kako mučnu zadaću zadade Bog sinovima ljudskim.

Kazatel 1:13 Czech BKR
A přiložil jsem mysl svou k tomu, jak bych vyhledati a vystihnouti mohl rozumností svou všecko to, což se děje pod nebem. (Takové bídné zaměstknání dal Bůh synům lidským, aby se jím bědovali.)

Prædikeren 1:13 Danish
Jeg vendte min Hu til at ransage og med Visdom udgranske alt, hvad der sker under Himmelen; det er et ondt Slid, som Gud har givet Menneskens Børn at slide med.

Prediker 1:13 Dutch Staten Vertaling
En ik begaf mijn hart om met wijsheid te onderzoeken, en na te speuren al wat er geschiedt onder den hemel. Deze moeilijke bezigheid heeft God den kinderen der mensen gegeven, om zich daarin te bekommeren.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְנָתַ֣תִּי אֶת־לִבִּ֗י לִדְרֹ֤ושׁ וְלָתוּר֙ בַּֽחָכְמָ֔ה עַ֛ל כָּל־אֲשֶׁ֥ר נַעֲשָׂ֖ה תַּ֣חַת הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם ה֣וּא ׀ עִנְיַ֣ן רָ֗ע נָתַ֧ן אֱלֹהִ֛ים לִבְנֵ֥י הָאָדָ֖ם לַעֲנֹ֥ות בֹּֽו׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
ונתתי את־לבי לדרוש ולתור בחכמה על כל־אשר נעשה תחת השמים הוא ׀ ענין רע נתן אלהים לבני האדם לענות בו׃

Aleppo Codex
יג ונתתי את לבי לדרוש ולתור בחכמה על כל אשר נעשה תחת השמים הוא ענין רע נתן אלהים לבני האדם--לענות בו

Prédikátor 1:13 Hungarian: Karoli
És adám az én elmémet mindazok vizsgálására és bölcsen való tudakozására, melyek lesznek az ég alatt. Ez gonosz hiábavaló foglalatosság, melyet adott Isten az emberek fiainak, hogy gyötrõdjenek vele.

La predikanto 1:13 Esperanto
Kaj mi decidis en mia koro esplori kaj ekzameni per la sagxo cxion, kio farigxas sub la cxielo:cxi tiun malfacilan okupon Dio donis al la homidoj, por ke ili turmentigxu per gxi.

SAARNAAJA 1:13 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Ja minä käänsin sydämeni viisaudella tutkimaan ja miettimään kaikkea, mitä auringon alla tapahtuu. Tämä on vaikea työ, jonka Jumala on antanut ihmislapsille, heidän sillä itseään rasittaaksensa.

Ecclésiaste 1:13 French: Darby
et j'ai applique mon coeur à rechercher et à explorer par la sagesse tout ce qui se fait sous les cieux: c'est une occupation ingrate que Dieu a donnee aux fils des hommes afin qu'ils s'y fatiguent.

Ecclésiaste 1:13 French: Louis Segond (1910)
J'ai appliqué mon coeur à rechercher et à sonder par la sagesse tout ce qui se fait sous les cieux: c'est là une occupation pénible, à laquelle Dieu soumet les fils de l'homme.

Ecclésiaste 1:13 French: Martin (1744)
Et j'ai appliqué mon cœur à rechercher et à sonder par la sagesse tout ce qui se faisait sous les cieux, ce qui est une occupation fâcheuse que Dieu a donnée aux hommes, afin qu'ils s'y occupent.

Prediger 1:13 German: Modernized
und begab mein Herz, zu suchen und zu forschen weislich alles, was man unter dem Himmel tut. Solche unselige Mühe hat Gott den Menschenkindern gegeben, daß sie sich drinnen müssen quälen.

Prediger 1:13 German: Luther (1912)
und richtete mein Herz zu suchen und zu forschen weislich alles, was man unter dem Himmel tut. Solche unselige Mühe hat Gott den Menschenkindern gegeben, daß sie sich darin müssen quälen. {~}

Prediger 1:13 German: Textbibel (1899)
Ich richtete meinen Sinn darauf, alles, was unter dem Himmel geschieht, mit Weisheit zu erforschen und zu erspähen: eine leidige Mühe ist's, die Gott den Menschenkindern gegeben, sich damit abzumühen!

Ecclesiaste 1:13 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
ed ho applicato il cuore a cercare e ad investigare con sapienza tutto ciò che si fa sotto il cielo: occupazione penosa, che Dio ha data ai figliuoli degli uomini perché vi si affatichino.

Ecclesiaste 1:13 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
ed ho recato il mio cuore a ricercare, e ad investigare, con sapienza, tutto ciò che si fa sotto il cielo; il che è una occupazione molesta, la quale Iddio ha data a’ figliuoli degli uomini, per occuparvisi.

PENGKHOTBAH 1:13 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka kutentukan dalam hatiku hendak dengan akalku memeriksa dan menyelidik segala sesuatu yang diperbuat di bawah langit; maka pekerjaan yang sukar ini telah diberikan Allah kepada segala anak Adam akan bersyugul dalamnya.

전도서 1:13 Korean
마음을 다하며 지혜를 써서 하늘 아래서 행하는 모든 일을 궁구하며 살핀즉 이는 괴로운 것이니 하나님이 인생들에게 주사 수고하게 하신 것이라

Ecclesiastes 1:13 Latin: Biblia Sacra Vulgata
et proposui in animo meo quaerere et investigare sapienter de omnibus quae fiunt sub sole hanc occupationem pessimam dedit Deus filiis hominum ut occuparentur in ea

Koheleto knyga 1:13 Lithuanian
Aš nusprendžiau savo širdyje stebėti ir tyrinėti išmintimi visa, kas darosi šiame pasaulyje. Šią varginančią užduotį Dievas davė žmonių sūnums, kad ją vykdytų.

Ecclesiastes 1:13 Maori
Na ka whakaangahia e ahau toku ngakau ki te whakaaro nui hei rapu, hei kimi i nga mea katoa e mahia ana i raro i te rangi: na te Atua tenei whakararuraru kino i homai ki nga tama a te tangata hei whakararu i a ratou.

Predikerens 1:13 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
og jeg vendte min hu til å ransake og utgranske med visdom alt det som hender under himmelen; det er en ond plage, som Gud har gitt menneskenes barn å plage sig med.

Eclesiastés 1:13 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Y apliqué mi corazón a buscar e investigar con sabiduría todo lo que se ha hecho bajo el cielo. Tarea dolorosa dada por Dios a los hijos de los hombres para ser afligidos con ella.

Eclesiastés 1:13 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Y apliqué mi corazón a buscar e investigar con sabiduría todo lo que se ha hecho bajo el cielo. Tarea dolorosa dada por Dios a los hijos de los hombres para ser afligidos con ella.

Eclesiastés 1:13 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Y di mi corazón a inquirir y buscar con sabiduría sobre todo lo que se hace debajo del cielo; este penoso trabajo dio Dios a los hijos de los hombres, para que se ocupen en él.

Eclesiastés 1:13 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Y dí mi corazón á inquirir y buscar con sabiduría sobre todo lo que se hace debajo del cielo: este penoso trabajo dió Dios á los hijos de los hombres, en que se ocupen.

Eclesiastés 1:13 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Y di mi corazón a inquirir y buscar con sabiduría sobre todo lo que se hace debajo del cielo (este penoso trabajo dio Dios a los hijos de los hombres, en que se ocupen).

Eclesiastes 1:13 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Empreguei todo o meu coração a investigar e a fazer uso do saber para explorar tudo o que é realizado debaixo dos céus. Que fardo pesado Deus colocou sobre os ombros dos seres humanos para dele se atarefarem.

Eclesiastes 1:13 Portugese Bible
E apliquei o meu coração a inquirir e a investigar com sabedoria a respeito de tudo quanto se faz debaixo do céu; essa enfadonha ocupação deu Deus aos filhos dos homens para nela se exercitarem.   

Ecclesiast 1:13 Romanian: Cornilescu
Mi-am pus inima să cercetez şi să adîncesc cu înţelepciune tot ce se întîmplă supt ceruri: iată o îndeletnicire plină de trudă, la care supune Dumnezeu pe fiii oamenilor.

Екклесиаст 1:13 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
и предал я сердце мое тому, чтобы исследовать и испытать мудростью все, что делается под небом: это тяжелое занятие дал Бог сынамчеловеческим, чтобы они упражнялись в нем.

Екклесиаст 1:13 Russian koi8r
и предал я сердце мое тому, чтобы исследовать и испытать мудростью все, что делается под небом: это тяжелое занятие дал Бог сынам человеческим, чтобы они упражнялись в нем.

Predikaren 1:13 Swedish (1917)
Och jag vände mitt hjärta till att begrunda och utrannsaka genom vishet allt vad som händer under himmelen; sådant är ett uselt besvär, som Gud har givit människors barn till att plåga sig med.

Ecclesiastes 1:13 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
At inihilig ko ang aking puso na hanapin at siyasatin sa pamamagitan ng karunungan ang lahat na nagawa sa silong ng langit: mahirap na pagdaramdam na ito ang ibinigay ng Dios sa mga anak ng mga tao, upang pagsanayan.

ปัญญาจารย์ 1:13 Thai: from KJV
และข้าพเจ้าตั้งใจเสาะและแสวงหาโดยสติปัญญาถึงสิ่งสารพัดที่กระทำกันภายใต้ฟ้าสวรรค์ เป็นเรื่องยากลำบากซึ่งพระเจ้าประทานให้บุตรของมนุษย์ทำกันอยู่นั้น

Vaiz 1:13 Turkish
kendimi göklerin altında yapılan her şeyi bilgece araştırıp incelemeye adadım. Tanrının uğraşsınlar diye insanlara verdiği çetin bir zahmettir bu.

Truyeàân Ñaïo 1:13 Vietnamese (1934)
Ta chuyên lòng lấy sự khôn ngoan mà tra khảo mọi việc làm ra dưới trời; ấy là một việc lao khổ mà Ðức Chúa Trời đã giao cho loài người để lo làm.

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