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Ecclesiastes 9:3

    Ecclesiastes 9:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event to all: yes, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    This is evil in all things which are done under the sun: that there is one fate for all, and the hearts of the sons of men are full of evil; while they have life their hearts are foolish, and after that--to the dead.

    Webster's Revision

    This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

    World English Bible

    This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event to all: yes also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.

    Definitions for Ecclesiastes 9:3

    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 9:3

    The heart of the sons of men is full of evil - No wonder then that the curse of God should be frequent in the earth.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 9:3

    Compare Ecclesiastes 8:11. The seeming indiscriminateness of the course of events tends to encourage evil-disposed men in their folly.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 9:3

    9:3 An evil - A great trouble to a good man. Is full - Of wickedness. Madness - They go on madly and desperately in evil courses. They go - After all, they die in the same manner as the best men do.