Ecclesiastes 2:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Ecclesiastes 2:17, NIV: So I hated life, because the work that is done under the sun was grievous to me. All of it is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

Ecclesiastes 2:17, ESV: So I hated life, because what is done under the sun was grievous to me, for all is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 2:17, KJV: Therefore I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Ecclesiastes 2:17, NASB: So I hated life, for the work which had been done under the sun was unhappy to me; because everything is futility and striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 2:17, NLT: So I came to hate life because everything done here under the sun is so troubling. Everything is meaningless--like chasing the wind.

Ecclesiastes 2:17, CSB: Therefore, I hated life because the work that was done under the sun was distressing to me. For everything is futile and a pursuit of the wind.

What does Ecclesiastes 2:17 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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