Ecclesiastes 1 Bible Commentary - All Is Vanity
Ecclesiastes > Ecclesiastes 1 Summary. Vanity of vanities says the Preacher. What profit a man of all his labor which he has taken under the sun? One generation passes away, and another comes. There is nothing new under the sun. There is no remembrance of former things. I was king over Israel and I gave my heart to seek and search out wisdom. All is vanity. Which is crooked cannot be made straight. I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly. He that increases knowledge increases in sorrow. See below for Biblical advice and commentary concerning Ecclesiastes 1.
Ecclesiastes 1 Biblical Advice and Commentary
Ecc 1-12: Ecclesiastes Words of the Preacher. King Solomon completes the book of Ecclesiastes summing up that everything is vanity without God - 937 BC. (Bible History of King Solomon)
Ecc 1:2: Vanity In A Relationship Is A Sign Of A Bad Relationship. Vanity consists of no purpose, no reward, and overall trivializes things. A high level of vanity in a relationship is a sure sign of a bad relationship. Ecclesiastes 1:2 tells us of the vanity of pursuing a life without a purpose, without God, and without love.
Ecclesiastes 1 Scriptures
1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.
13 And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.