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Ecclesiastes 1:9

What has been will be again,

what has been done will be done again;i

there is nothing new under the sun.

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Ecclesiastes 1:9 — English Standard Version (ESV)

What has been is what will be,

and what has been done is what will be done,

and there is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

History merely repeats itself. It has all been done before. Nothing under the sun is truly new.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

That which has been is what will be,

That which is done is what will be done,

And there is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

All things continue the way they have been since the beginning.

What has happened will happen again;

there is nothing new here on earth.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

That which hath been is that which shall be; and that which hath been done is that which will be done: and there is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whatever has happened before will happen ⸤again⸥. Whatever has been done before will be done ⸤again⸥. There is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

What has been is what will be,

and what has been done is what will be done;

there is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

What has been is what will be,

and what has been done is what will be done;

there is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

What has been—it is what will be;

what has been done—it is what will be done;

there is nothing new under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Everything that has ever been will come back again.

Everything that has ever been done will be done again.

Nothing is new on earth.

Ecclesiastes 1:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

That which has been is that which will be,

And that which has been done is that which will be done.

So there is nothing new under the sun.


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