Ecclesiastes 1:13
5414 [e]   13
wə·nā·ṯat·tî   13
וְנָתַ֣תִּי   13
And I set   13
Conj‑w | V‑Qal‑ConjPerf‑1cs   13
853 [e]
’eṯ-
אֶת־
 - 
DirObjM
3820 [e]
lib·bî,
לִבִּ֗י
my heart
N‑msc | 1cs
1875 [e]
liḏ·rō·wōš
לִדְר֤וֹשׁ
to seek
Prep‑l | V‑Qal‑Inf
8446 [e]
wə·lā·ṯūr
וְלָתוּר֙
and search out
Conj‑w, Prep‑l | V‑Qal‑Inf
2451 [e]
ba·ḥā·ḵə·māh,
בַּֽחָכְמָ֔ה
by wisdom
Prep‑b, Art | N‑fs
5921 [e]
‘al
עַ֛ל
concerning
Prep
3605 [e]
kāl-
כָּל־
all
N‑msc
834 [e]
’ă·šer
אֲשֶׁ֥ר
that
Pro‑r
6213 [e]
na·‘ă·śāh
נַעֲשָׂ֖ה
is done
V‑Nifal‑Perf‑3ms
8478 [e]
ta·ḥaṯ
תַּ֣חַת
under
Prep
  
 
.
 
 
 8064 [e]
haš·šā·mā·yim;
הַשָּׁמָ֑יִם
heaven
Art | N‑mp
1931 [e]

ה֣וּא ׀
That
Pro‑3ms
6045 [e]
‘in·yan
עִנְיַ֣ן
task
N‑msc
7451 [e]
rā‘,
רָ֗ע
burdensome
Adj‑ms
5414 [e]
nā·ṯan
נָתַ֧ן
has given
V‑Qal‑Perf‑3ms
430 [e]
’ĕ·lō·hîm
אֱלֹהִ֛ים
God
N‑mp
1121 [e]
liḇ·nê
לִבְנֵ֥י
to the sons
Prep‑l | N‑mpc
120 [e]
hā·’ā·ḏām
הָאָדָ֖ם
of man
Art | N‑ms
6031 [e]
la·‘ă·nō·wṯ
לַעֲנ֥וֹת
they may be exercised
Prep‑l | V‑Qal‑Inf
  
 
.
 
 
  
bōw.
בּֽוֹ׃
by which
Prep | 3ms








Parallel Strong's
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.

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.
Parallel Verses
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.

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.

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.
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