NIV: "Meaningless! Meaningless!" says the Teacher. "Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless."
NAS: "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher, "Vanity of vanities! All is vanity."
KJV: Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
GWT: "Absolutely pointless!" says the spokesman. "Absolutely pointless! Everything is pointless."
ASV: Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.
BBE: All is to no purpose, said the Preacher, all the ways of man are to no purpose.
DBY: Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities! all is vanity.
DRB: Vanity of vanities, said Ecclesiastes vanity of vanities, and all is vanity.
WBS: Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
WEB: "Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
YLT: Vanity of vanities, said the Preacher, Vanity of vanities: the whole is vanity.
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