New Living Translation
So what do people get in this life for all their hard work and anxiety?
King James Bible
For what hath man of all his labour, and of the vexation of his heart, wherein he hath laboured under the sun?
Darby Bible Translation
For what will man have of all his labour and of the striving of his heart, wherewith he hath wearied himself under the sun?
World English Bible
For what has a man of all his labor, and of the striving of his heart, in which he labors under the sun?
Young's Literal Translation
For what hath been to a man by all his labour, and by the thought of his heart that he laboured at under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 2:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:22 For what - What comfort or benefit remains to any man after this short and frail life is once ended?
LibraryA Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
OF THE HOUSE OF THE FOREST OF LEBANON. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. That part of Palestine in which the celebrated mountains of Lebanon are situated, is the border country adjoining Syria, having Sidon for its seaport, and Land, nearly adjoining the city of Damascus, on the north. This metropolitan city of Syria, and capital of the kingdom of Damascus, was strongly fortified; and during the border conflicts it served as a cover to the Assyrian army. Bunyan, with great reason, supposes that, to keep …
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3
The Eternity of Heaven's Happiness.
The Outbreak of the Arian Controversy. The Attitude of Eusebius.
1 Corinthians 16:16
to submit to them and others like them who serve with such devotion.
What do people get for all their hard work under the sun?
But as I looked at everything I had worked so hard to accomplish, it was all so meaningless--like chasing the wind. There was nothing really worthwhile anywhere.
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