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Ecclesiastes 1:7

nAll the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place ofrom whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

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Ecclesiastes 1:7 — The New International Version (NIV)

All streams flow into the sea,

yet the sea is never full.

To the place the streams come from,

there they return again.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

All streams run to the sea,

but the sea is not full;

to the place where the streams flow,

there they flow again.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Rivers run into the sea, but the sea is never full. Then the water returns again to the rivers and flows out again to the sea.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

All the rivers run into the sea,

Yet the sea is not full;

To the place from which the rivers come,

There they return again.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — New Century Version (NCV)

All the rivers flow to the sea,

but the sea never becomes full.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — American Standard Version (ASV)

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full; unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full: unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

All streams flow into the sea, but the sea is never full. 

The water goes back to the place where the streams began 

in order to ⸤start⸥ flowing again. 

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

All the streams flow to the sea,

yet the sea is never full.

The streams are flowing to the place,

and they flow there again.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

All streams run to the sea,

but the sea is not full;

to the place where the streams flow,

there they continue to flow.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

All the streams flow to the sea,

but the sea is never full;

to the place where the streams flow,

there they continue to flow.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Every stream flows into the ocean.

But the ocean never gets full.

The streams return

to the place they came from.

Ecclesiastes 1:7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

All the rivers flow into the sea,

Yet the sea is not full.

To the place where the rivers flow,

There they flow again.