Ecclesiastes 1:7
Good News Translation
Every river flows into the sea, but the sea is not yet full. The water returns to where the rivers began, and starts all over again.

Contemporary English Version
All rivers empty into the sea, but it never spills over; one by one the rivers return to their source.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea doth not overflow: unto the place from whence the rivers come, they return, to flow again.

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All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea doth not overflow: unto the place from whence the rivers come, they return, to flow again.

the rivers run

Job 38:10,11 I set my bounds around it, and made it bars and doors: . . .

Psalm 104:6-9 The deep like a garment is its clothing: above the mountains shall the waters stand. . . .

return again

Context
Everything is Futile
6Maketh his round by the south, and turneth again to the north: the spirit goeth forward surveying all places round about, and returneth to his circuits. 7All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea doth not overflow: unto the place from whence the rivers come, they return, to flow again.8All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 1:6
Maketh his round by the south, and turneth again to the north: the spirit goeth forward surveying all places round about, and returneth to his circuits.

Ecclesiastes 1:8
All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing.

Additional Translations
All the rivers flow into the sea, yet the sea is never full; to the place from which the streams come, there again they flow.All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; to the place from where the rivers come, thither they return again.

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full; unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

All the rivers run into the sea; and yet the sea is not filled: to the place whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full: unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full; unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; to the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.

All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. To the place where the rivers flow, there they flow again.

All the streams are going unto the sea, and the sea is not full; unto a place whither the streams are going, thither they are turning back to go.
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