11 Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had [a]exerted, and behold all was [b](A)vanity and striving after wind and there was (B)no profit under the sun.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 2:11 Lit labored to do
  2. Ecclesiastes 2:11 Or futility, and so throughout the ch

17 So I (A)hated life, for the work which had been done under the sun was [a]grievous to me; because everything is futility and striving after wind.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 2:17 Lit evil

I have seen that every labor and every (A)skill which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor. This too is [a](B)vanity and striving after wind.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 4:4 Or futility, and so throughout the ch

What the eyes (A)see is better than what the soul [a]desires. This too is (B)futility and a striving after wind.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 6:9 Lit goes after

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