King James Version
For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.
Darby Bible Translation
For all his days are sorrows, and his travail vexation: even in the night his heart taketh no rest. This also is vanity.
World English Bible
For all his days are sorrows, and his travail is grief; yes, even in the night his heart takes no rest. This also is vanity.
Young's Literal Translation
For all his days are sorrows, and his travail sadness; even at night his heart hath not lain down; this also is vanity.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.Ecclesiastes 2:23 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryChronology of the Life of Ephraim.
Thus the fixed points for determining the chronology of Ephraim's life are: 1. The death of his patron, St. Jacob, Bishop of Nisibis, in 338, after the first siege of that city. 2. The third siege, in which he was among the defenders of the city, in 350. 3. The surrender of Nisibis by Jovian, and its abandonment by its Christian inhabitants, 363; followed by Ephraim's removal to Edessa. 4. The consecration of Basil to the see of Cæsarea, late in 370, followed by Ephraim's visit to him there. …
Ephraim the Syrian—Hymns and Homilies of Ephraim the Syrian
Introduction to the "Theological" Orations.
But Now I Will Proceed with what I have Begun...
The Outbreak of the Arian Controversy. The Attitude of Eusebius.
Paul's Missionary Labors.
James the Brother of the Lord.
"And These Things Write we unto You, that Your Joy May be Full. "
The Life, as Amplified by Mediaeval Biographers.
"For to be Carnally Minded is Death; but to be Spiritually Minded is Life and Peace. "
Lii. Concerning Hypocrisy, Worldly Anxiety, Watchfulness, and his Approaching Passion.
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.
It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.
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.
For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.
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