Ecclesiastes 2:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Therefore I completelyוְסַבֹּ֥ותִֽי
(ve·sab·bo·v·ti)
5437: to turn about, go around, surrounda prim. root
despairedלְיַאֵ֣שׁ
(le·ya·'esh)
2976: to despaira prim. root
of allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
the fruit of my laborהֶ֣עָמָ֔ל
(he·'a·mal,)
5999: trouble, labor, toilfrom amal
for which 
 
7945: who, which, thata prim. rel. particle
I had laboredשֶׁעָמַ֖לְתִּי
(she·'a·mal·ti)
5998: to labor, toila prim. root
underתַּ֥חַת
(ta·chat)
8478: underneath, below, instead ofa prim. root
the sun.הַשָּֽׁמֶשׁ׃
(ha·sha·mesh.)
8121: sunfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
Therefore I went about
cabab  (saw-bab')
to revolve, surround, or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively (as follows)
to cause
ya'ash  (yaw-ash')
to desist, i.e. (figuratively) to despond -- (cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.
my heart
leb  (labe)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
to despair
ya'ash  (yaw-ash')
to desist, i.e. (figuratively) to despond -- (cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.
of all the labour
`amal  (aw-mawl')
toil, i.e. wearing effort; hence, worry, wheth. of body or mind
which I took
`amal  (aw-mal')
to toil, i.e. work severely and with irksomeness -- (take) labour (in).
under the sun
shemesh  (sheh'-mesh)
the sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e. (arch.) a notched battlement -- + east side(-ward), sun (rising), + west(-ward), window.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore I completely despaired of all the fruit of my labor for which I had labored under the sun.

King James Bible
Therefore I went about to cause my heart to despair of all the labour which I took under the sun.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So I began to give myself over to despair concerning all my work that I had labored at under the sun.

International Standard Version
So I came to be in despair about everything I had accomplished on earth.

NET Bible
So I began to despair about all the fruit of my labor for which I worked so hard on earth.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then I fell into despair over everything for which I had worked so hard under the sun.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore I gave my heart up to despair of all the labor in which I toiled under the sun.
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