New American Standard Bible
What profit is there to the worker from that in which he toils?
King James Bible
What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?
Darby Bible Translation
What profit hath he that worketh from that wherein he laboureth?
World English Bible
What profit has he who works in that in which he labors?
Young's Literal Translation
What advantage hath the doer in that which he is labouring at?
Ecclesiastes 3:9 Parallel
LibraryFor what Christian Men of Our Time Being Free from the Marriage Bond...
15. For what Christian men of our time being free from the marriage bond, having power to contain from all sexual intercourse, seeing it to be now "a time," as it is written, "not of embracing, but of abstaining from embrace,"  would not choose rather to keep virginal or widowed continence, than (now that there is no obligation from duty to human society) to endure tribulation of the flesh, without which marriages cannot be (to pass over in silence other things from which the Apostle spares.) …
St. Augustine—On the Good of Marriage
The Conclusion of the Matter
1 Corinthians 16:16
that you also be in subjection to such men and to everyone who helps in the work and labors.
What advantage does man have in all his work Which he does under the sun?
Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had exerted, and behold all was vanity and striving after wind and there was no profit under the sun.
This also is a grievous evil-- exactly as a man is born, thus will he die. So what is the advantage to him who toils for the wind?
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