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