Ecclesiastes 5:16
King James Bible
And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind?

New King James Version
And this also is a severe evil— Just exactly as he came, so shall he go. And what profit has he who has labored for the wind?

American Standard Version
And this also is a grievous evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that he laboreth for the wind?

Berean Study Bible
This too is a grievous evil: Exactly as a man is born, so he will depart. What does he gain as he toils for the wind?

Douay-Rheims Bible
A most deplorable evil: as he came, so shall he return. What then doth it profit him that he hath laboured for the wind?

English Revised Version
And this also is a grievous evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that he laboureth for the wind?

World English Bible
This also is a grievous evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go. And what profit does he have who labors for the wind?

Young's Literal Translation
And this also is a painful evil, just as he came, so he goeth, and what advantage is to him who laboureth for wind?

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