Ecclesiastes 2 :6

Ecclesiastes 2 :6 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 with them the wood that bringeth forth trees:

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:

Definitions for Ecclesiastes 2 :6

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' Commentary 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 Commentary 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.
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