New Living Translation
"Everything is meaningless," says the Teacher, "completely meaningless."
King James Bible
Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity.
Darby Bible Translation
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher: all is vanity.
World English Bible
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher. "All is vanity!"
Young's Literal Translation
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher, the whole is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 12:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:8 Vanity - This sentence, wherewith he began this book, he here repeats in the end of it, as that which he had proved in all the foregoing discourse, and that which naturally followed from both the branches of the assertion laid down, ver.7.
LibraryThe Abrogation of the Saybrook Platform
That house cannot stand.--Mark iii, 25. The times change and we change with them.--Proverb. The omission of all persecuting acts from the revision of the laws in 1750 was evidence that the worst features of the great schism were passing, that public opinion as a whole had grown averse to any great severity toward the Separatists as dissenters. But the continuance in the revised statutes of the Saybrook Platform as the legalized constitution of the "Presbyterian, Congregational or Consociated Church," …
M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.—The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut
A Treatise of the Fear of God;
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The Fifth Commandment
These are the words of the Teacher, King David's son, who ruled in Jerusalem.
"Everything is meaningless," says the Teacher, "completely meaningless!"
I, the Teacher, was king of Israel, and I lived in Jerusalem.
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