Ecclesiastes 1:2

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Ecclesiastes 1:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

“Meaningless! Meaningless!”

says the Teacher.

“Utterly meaningless!

Everything is meaningless.”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher;

“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Teacher says,

“Useless! Useless!

Completely useless!

Everything is useless.”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities! all is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Absolutely pointless!” says the spokesman. “Absolutely pointless! Everything is pointless.” 

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

“Absolute futility,” says the Teacher.

“Absolute futility. Everything is futile.”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Vanity of vanities, says the Teacher,

vanity of vanities! All is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

“Vanity of vanities!” says the Teacher,

“Vanity of vanities! All is vanity!”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“Meaningless! Everything is meaningless!”

says the Teacher.

“Everything is completely meaningless!

Nothing has any meaning.”

Ecclesiastes 1:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher,

Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.”

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