Ecclesiastes 2 :4

Ecclesiastes 2 :4 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

I made me great works; I built me houses; I planted me vineyards:

American King James Version (AKJV)

I made me great works; I built me houses; I planted me vineyards:

American Standard Version (ASV)

I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

I undertook great works, building myself houses and planting vine-gardens.

Webster's Revision

I made me great works; I built me houses; I planted me vineyards:

World English Bible

I made myself great works. I built myself houses. I planted myself vineyards.

English Revised Version (ERV)

I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards;

Definitions for Ecclesiastes 2 :4

Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 2 :4

I builded me houses - Palace after palace; the house of the forest of Lebanon, 1 Kings 7:1, etc.; a house for the queen; the temple, etc., 2 Chronicles 8:1, etc.; 1 Kings 9:10, etc., besides many other buildings of various kinds.

Barnes's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 2 :4

Compare 1 Kings 7:1-12; 1 Kings 9:15-19; 1 Kings 10:14-27; and 2 Chronicles 8:4.

Wesley's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 2 :4

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