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Ecclesiastes 1:5

    Ecclesiastes 1:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he arose.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The sun also rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to his place where he arose.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to its place where it ariseth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The sun comes up and the sun goes down, and goes quickly back to the place where he came up.

    Webster's Revision

    The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to its place where it ariseth.

    World English Bible

    The sun also rises, and the sun goes down, and hurries to its place where it rises.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he ariseth.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 1:5

    These verses are confused by being falsely divided. The first clause of the sixth should be joined to the fifth verse.

    "The sun also ariseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he ariseth; going to the south, and circulating to the north."

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 1:5

    Hasteth ... - literally, at his place panting (in his eagerness) riseth he there.