King James Version
All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
Darby Bible Translation
All things are full of toil; none can express it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
World English Bible
All things are full of weariness beyond uttering. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
Young's Literal Translation
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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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.Ecclesiastes 1:8 Parallel Commentaries
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Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Ye looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.
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