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Ecclesiastes 1:2 New King James Version (NKJV)

“Vanity[a] of vanities,” says the Preacher;
“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.”

Footnotes:

  1. Ecclesiastes 1:2 Or Absurdity, Frustration, Futility, Nonsense; and so throughout the book
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Ecclesiastes 1:2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Futility of futilities,” says the Preacher,
“Futility of futilities! All is futility.”

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Ecclesiastes 1:2 Amplified Bible (AMP)


“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher.
“Vanity of vanities! All [that is done without God’s guidance] is vanity [futile, meaningless—a wisp of smoke, a vapor that vanishes, merely chasing the wind].”

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Ecclesiastes 1:2 New International Version (NIV)

“Meaningless! Meaningless!”
    says the Teacher.
“Utterly meaningless!
    Everything is meaningless.”

New International Version (NIV)

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Ecclesiastes 1:2 King James Version (KJV)

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

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