Ecclesiastes 1:2
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Vanityהֲבֵ֤ל
(ha·vel)
1892: vapor, breatha prim. root
of vanities,"הֲבָלִים֙
(ha·va·lim)
1892: vapor, breatha prim. root
saysאָמַ֣ר
(a·mar)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
the Preacher,קֹהֶ֔לֶת
(ko·he·let,)
6953: "a collector (of sentences)," "a preacher," a son of Davidfrom the same as qahal
"Vanityהֲבֵ֥ל
(ha·vel)
1892: vapor, breatha prim. root
of vanities!הֲבָלִ֖ים
(ha·va·lim)
1892: vapor, breatha prim. root
Allהַכֹּ֥ל
(hak·kol)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
is vanity."הָֽבֶל׃
(ha·vel.)
1892: vapor, breatha prim. root







KJV Lexicon
Vanity
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
of vanities
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
saith
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
the Preacher
qoheleth  (ko-heh'-leth)
a (female) assembler (i.e. lecturer): abstractly, preaching (used as a nom de plume, Koheleth) -- preacher.
vanity
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
of vanities
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
all is vanity
hebel  (heh'bel)
emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb -- altogether, vain, vanity.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher, "Vanity of vanities! All is vanity."

King James Bible
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Absolute futility," says the Teacher." Absolute futility. Everything is futile."

International Standard Version
"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Absolutely pointless; everything is pointless."

NET Bible
"Futile! Futile!" laments the Teacher, "Absolutely futile! Everything is futile!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Absolutely pointless!" says the spokesman. "Absolutely pointless! Everything is pointless."

King James 2000 Bible
Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
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