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Ecclesiastes 7:28

    Ecclesiastes 7:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Which yet my soul seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Which yet my soul seeks, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    which my soul still seeketh, but I have not found: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For which my soul is still searching, but I have it not; one man among a thousand have I seen; but a woman among all these I have not seen.

    Webster's Revision

    which my soul still seeketh, but I have not found: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

    World English Bible

    which my soul still seeks; but I have not found. One man among a thousand have I found; but I have not found a woman among all those.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    which my soul still seeketh, but I have not found: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 7:28

    One man - One whose good qualities quite satisfy our expectation. Compare the expression "one among a thousand" (marginal reference).

    A woman - The number of Solomon's wives and concubines 1 Kings 11:3 was a thousand.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 7:28

    7:28 Yet seeketh - I returned to search again with more earnestness. I find not - That it was so, he found, but the reason of the thing he could not find out. One man - A wise and virtuous man. A woman - One worthy of that name; one who is not a dishonour to her sex. Among - In that thousand whom I have taken into intimate society with myself.