Ecclesiastes 7:28 {29}
Good News Translation
I have looked for other answers but have found none. I found one man in a thousand that I could respect, but not one woman.

Contemporary English Version
but so far I have not been able to. I do know there is one good man in a thousand, but never have I found a good woman.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which yet my soul seeketh, and I have not found it. One man among a thousand I have found, a woman among them all I have not found.

New American Bible
What my soul still seeks and has yet to find is this: “One man out of a thousand have I found, but a woman among them all I have not found.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Which yet my soul seeketh, and I have not found it. One man among a thousand I have found, a woman among them all I have not found.

yet

Ecclesiastes 7:23,24 I have tried all things in wisdom. I have said: I will be wise: and it departed farther from me, . . .

Isaiah 26:9 My soul hath desired thee in the night: yea, and with my spirit within me in the morning early I will watch to thee. When thou shalt do thy judgments on the earth, the inhabitants of the world shall learn justice.

one

Job 33:23 If there shall be an angel speaking for him, one among thousands, to declare man's uprightness,

Psalm 12:1 Unto the end: for the octave, a psalm for David. [2] Save me, O Lord, for there is now no saint: truths are decayed from among the children of men.

but

1 Kings 11:1-3 And king Solomon loved many strange women, besides the daughter of Pharao, and women of Moab, and of Ammon, and of Edom, and of Sidon, and of the Hethites: . . .

Context
The Limits of Human Wisdom
27Lo this have I found, said Ecclesiastes, weighing one thing after another, that I might find out the account, 28Which yet my soul seeketh, and I have not found it. One man among a thousand I have found, a woman among them all I have not found.29Only this I have found, that God made man right, and he hath entangled himself with an infinity of questions. Who is as the wise man? and who hath known the resolution of the word?…
Cross References
1 Kings 11:3
And he had seven hundred wives as queens, and three hundred concubines: and the women turned away his heart.

Ecclesiastes 7:27
Lo this have I found, said Ecclesiastes, weighing one thing after another, that I might find out the account,

Additional Translations
While my soul was still searching but not finding, among a thousand I have found one upright man, but among all these I have not found a virtuous woman.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.

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.

which my soul sought after, but I found not: for I have found one man of a thousand; but a woman in all these I have not found.

which my soul yet seeketh, and I have not found: one man among a thousand have I found, but a woman among all those have I not found.

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.

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.

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.

(that still my soul had sought, and I had not found), One man, a teacher, I have found, and a woman among all these I have not found.
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