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Ecclesiastes 2:20

Read the full chapter in Ecclesiastes 2

American Standard Version

Ecclesiastes 2:20 Therefore I turned about to cause my heart to despair concerning all the labor wherein I had labored under the sun.

Basic English

Ecclesiastes 2:20 So my mind was turned to grief for all the trouble I had taken and all my wisdom under the sun.

Darby Version

Ecclesiastes 2:20 Then I went about to cause my heart to despair of all the labour wherewith I had laboured under the sun.

Douay-Rheims

Ecclesiastes 2:20 Wherefore I left off and my heart renounced labouring any more under the sun.

King James Version

Ecclesiastes 2:20 Therefore I went about to cause my heart to despair of all the labour which I took under the sun.

World English Bible

Ecclesiastes 2:20 Therefore I began to cause my heart to despair concerning all the labor in which I had labored under the sun.

Webster's Bible

Ecclesiastes 2:20 Therefore I went about to cause my heart to despair of all the labor which I took under the sun.

Young's Literal Translation

Ecclesiastes 2:20 And I turned round to cause my heart to despair concerning all the labour that I laboured at under the sun.

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