Ecclesiastes 7 :28

Ecclesiastes 7 :28 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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 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.

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.

Definitions for Ecclesiastes 7 :28

Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 7 :28

Barnes' Commentary 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 Commentary 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.
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