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What do people gain from all their labors at which they toil under the sun?
King James Bible
What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?
American Standard Version
What profit hath man of all his labor wherein he laboreth under the sun?
Young's Literal Translation
What advantage is to man by all his labour that he laboureth at under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 1:3 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What profit hath a man - What is the sum of the real good he has gained by all his toils in life? They, in themselves, have neither made him contented nor happy.
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Ecclesiastes 2:22 For what has man of all his labor, and of the vexation of his heart, wherein he has labored under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 3:9 What profit has he that works in that wherein he labors?
Ecclesiastes 5:16 And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit has he that has labored for the wind?
Proverbs 23:4,5 Labor not to be rich: cease from your own wisdom...
Isaiah 55:2 Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? listen diligently to me...
Habakkuk 2:13,18 Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labor in the very fire...
Matthew 16:26 For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
Mark 8:36,37 For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul...
John 6:27 Labor not for the meat which perishes, but for that meat which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give to you...
Ecclesiastes 2:11,19 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had worked, and on the labor that I had labored to do: and, behold...
Ecclesiastes 4:3,7 Yes, better is he than both they, which has not yet been, who has not seen the evil work that is done under the sun...
Ecclesiastes 5:18 Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink...
Ecclesiastes 6:12 For who knows what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow?...
Ecclesiastes 7:11 Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.
Ecclesiastes 8:15-17 Then I commended mirth, because a man has no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry...
Ecclesiastes 9:3,6,13 This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event to all: yes...
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1 Corinthians 16:16 to submit to such people and to everyone who joins in the work and labors at it.
Ecclesiastes 2:11 Yet when I surveyed all that my hands had done and what I had toiled to achieve, everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind; nothing was gained under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 2:18 I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me.
Ecclesiastes 2:22 What do people get for all the toil and anxious striving with which they labor under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 3:9 What do workers gain from their toil?
Ecclesiastes 5:16 This too is a grievous evil: As everyone comes, so they depart, and what do they gain, since they toil for the wind?