Ecclesiastes 1:8
Good News Translation
Everything leads to weariness--a weariness too great for words. Our eyes can never see enough to be satisfied; our ears can never hear enough.

Contemporary English Version
All of life is far more boring than words could ever say. Our eyes and our ears are never satisfied with what we see and hear.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing.

New American Bible
All things are wearisome, too wearisome for words. The eye is not satisfied by seeing nor has the ear enough of hearing.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing.

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Ecclesiastes 2:11,26 And when I turned myself to all the works which my hands had wrought, and to the labours wherein I had laboured in vain, I saw in all things vanity, and vexation of mind, and that nothing was lasting under the sun. . . .

Matthew 11:28 Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you.

Romans 8:22,23 For we know that every creature groaneth and travaileth in pain, even till now. . . .

man

Ecclesiastes 4:1-4 I turned myself to other things, and I saw the oppressions that are done under the sun, and the tears of the innocent, and they had no comforter; and they were not able to resist their violence, being destitute of help from any. . . .

Ecclesiastes 7:24-26 Much more than it was: it is a great depth, who shall find it out? . . .

the eye

Ecclesiastes 4:8 There is but one, and he hath not a second, no child, no brother, and yet he ceaseth not to labour, neither are his eyes satisfied with riches, neither doth he reflect, saying: For whom do I labour, and defraud my soul of good things? in this also is vanity, and a grievous vexation.

Ecclesiastes 5:10,11 A covetous man shall not be satisfied with money: and he that loveth riches shall reap no fruit from them: so this also is vanity. . . .

Psalm 63:5 Let my soul be filled as with marrow and fatness: and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips.

Proverbs 27:20 Hell and destruction are never filled: so the eyes of men are never satisfied.

Proverbs 30:15,16 The horseleech hath two daughters that say: Bring, bring. There are three things that never are satisfied, and the fourth never saith: It is enough. . . .

Matthew 5:6 Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill.

Revelation 7:16,17 They shall no more hunger nor thirst: neither shall the sun fall on them, nor any heat. . . .

Context
Everything is Futile
7All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea doth not overflow: unto the place from whence the rivers come, they return, to flow again. 8All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing.9What is it that hath been? the same thing that shall be. What is it that hath been done? the same that shall be done.…
Cross References
Proverbs 27:20
Hell and destruction are never filled: so the eyes of men are never satisfied.

Ecclesiastes 1:7
All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea doth not overflow: unto the place from whence the rivers come, they return, to flow again.

Ecclesiastes 4:8
There is but one, and he hath not a second, no child, no brother, and yet he ceaseth not to labour, neither are his eyes satisfied with riches, neither doth he reflect, saying: For whom do I labour, and defraud my soul of good things? in this also is vanity, and a grievous vexation.

Ecclesiastes 5:10
A covetous man shall not be satisfied with money: and he that loveth riches shall reap no fruit from them: so this also is vanity.

Haggai 1:9
You have looked for more, and behold it became less, and you brought it home, and I blowed it away: why, saith the Lord of hosts? because my house is desolate, and you make haste every man to his own house.

Additional Translations
All things are wearisome, more than one can describe; the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear content with hearing.All things are full of labor; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

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

All things are full of labour; a man will not be able to speak of them: neither shall the eye be satisfied with seeing, neither shall the ear be filled with hearing.

All things are full of toil; none can express it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

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

All things are full of labor; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

All things are full of weariness beyond uttering. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

All these things are wearying; a man is not able to speak, the eye is not satisfied by seeing, nor filled is the ear from hearing.
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