1750 Challoner Revision of the Douay-Rheims (DR)

Ecclesiastes 6

1 The vanity of riches without use. 3 Of children, 6 and old age without riches. 9 The vanity of sight and wandering desires. 11 The conclusion of vanities.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:1 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:1 Comments and Study Notes 6:1 ¶ There is also another evil, which I have seen under the sun, and that frequent among men:

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:2 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:2 Comments and Study Notes 6:2 A man to whom God hath given riches, and substance, and honour, and his soul wanteth nothing of all that he desireth: yet God doth not give him power to eat thereof, but a stranger shall eat it up. This is vanity and a great misery.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:3 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:3 Comments and Study Notes 6:3 ¶ If a man beget a hundred children, and live many years, and attain to a great age, and his soul make no use of the goods of his substance, and he be without burial: of this man I pronounce, that the untimely born is better than he.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:4 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:4 Comments and Study Notes 6:4 For he came in vain, and goeth to darkness, and his name shall be wholly forgotten.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:5 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:5 Comments and Study Notes 6:5 He hath not seen the sun, nor known the distance of good and evil:

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:6 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:6 Comments and Study Notes 6:6 ¶ Although he lived two thousand years, and hath not enjoyed good things: do not all make haste to one place?

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:7 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:7 Comments and Study Notes 6:7 All the labour of man is for his mouth, but his soul shall not be filled.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:8 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:8 Comments and Study Notes 6:8 What hath the wise man more than the fool? and what the poor man, but to go thither, where there is life?

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:9 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:9 Comments and Study Notes 6:9 ¶ 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.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:10 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:10 Comments and Study Notes 6:10 He that shall be, his name is already called: and it is known, that he is a man, and cannot contend in judgment with him that is stronger than himself.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:11 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:11 Comments and Study Notes 6:11 ¶ There are many words that have much vanity in disputing.

Online Bible Translations Ecclesiastes 6:12 DR 1750 Douay Rheims BibleMultiple Bible Verse Ecclesiastes 6:12 Comments and Study Notes 6:12 What needeth a man to seek things that are above him, whereas he knoweth not what is profitable for him in his life, in all the days of his pilgrimage, and the time that passeth like a shadow? Or who can tell him what shall be after him under the sun?

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