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Ecclesiastes 2:6

    Ecclesiastes 2:6 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that brings forth trees:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I made me pools of water, to water therefrom the forest where trees were reared;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    I made pools to give water for the woods with their young trees.

    Webster's Revision

    I made me pools of water, to water therefrom the forest where trees were reared;

    World English Bible

    I made myself pools of water, to water from it the forest where trees were reared.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I made me pools of water, to water therefrom the forest where trees were reared:

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 2:6

    Pools of waters - Tanks and reservoirs.

    To water therewith the wood - Aqueducts to lead the water from the tanks to different parts.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 2:6

    Pools - A short distance south of Bethlehem, in a valley in the defile of Urtas, three "Pools of Solomon" are still shown and an adjoining hill still bears the name of the "Little Paradise."

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 2:6

    2:6 The wood - The nurseries of young trees, which for the multitude of them were like a wood or forest.