Ecclesiastes 6:9

 

“Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Ecclesiastes 6:9

“ Better is the sight of the eyes, then the wandering of the desire: this is also vanitie and vexation of spirit.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Ecclesiastes chapter 6
 

“What the eyes see is better than what the soul desires. This too is futility and a striving after wind.”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and a striving after wind.”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“What the eyes see is better than the wandering of desire. This is to no purpose and a desire for wind.”
Basic English Bible
 

“Better is the seeing of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this also is vanity and pursuit of the wind.”
Darby Bible
 

“Better it is to see what thou mayst desire, than to desire that which thou canst not know. But this also is vanity, and presumption of spirit. ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit. ”
Webster's Bible
 

“Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.”
World English Bible
 

“Better [is] the sight of the eyes than the going of the soul. This also [is] vanity and vexation of spirit.”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ Better is the seeing of the eyes than the wandering of the desire; this also is vanity and a striving after wind.”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 


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