New American Standard Bible
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches being hoarded by their owner to his hurt.
King James Bible
There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.
Darby Bible Translation
There is a grievous evil that I have seen under the sun: riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt;
World English Bible
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.
Young's Literal Translation
There is a painful evil I have seen under the sun: wealth kept for its possessor, for his evil.
Ecclesiastes 5:13 Parallel
LibraryThings to be Meditated on as Thou Goest to the Church.
1. That thou art going to the court of the Lord, and to speak with the great God by prayer; and to hear his majesty speak unto thee by his word; and to receive his blessing on thy soul, and thy honest labour, in the six days past. 2. Say with thyself by the way--"As the hart brayeth for the rivers of water, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, even for the living God: When shall I come and appear before the presence of God? For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
"Because he knew no quiet within him, He does not retain anything he desires.
When those riches were lost through a bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing to support him.
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun and it is prevalent among men--
a man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner enjoys them. This is vanity and a severe affliction.
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