Ecclesiastes 2:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Ecclesiastes 2:2, NIV: Laughter,' I said, 'is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?'
Ecclesiastes 2:2, ESV: I said of laughter, “It is mad,” and of pleasure, “What use is it?”
Ecclesiastes 2:2, KJV: I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it?
Ecclesiastes 2:2, NASB: I said of laughter, 'It is senseless,' and of pleasure, 'What does this accomplish?'
Ecclesiastes 2:2, NLT: So I said, 'Laughter is silly. What good does it do to seek pleasure?'
Ecclesiastes 2:2, CSB: I said about laughter, "It is madness," and about pleasure, "What does this accomplish? "