Ecclesiastes 4:6
2896 [e]   6
ṭō·wḇ   6
ט֕וֹב   6
Better   6
Adj‑ms   6
4393 [e]
mə·lō
מְלֹ֥א
full
N‑msc
3709 [e]
ḵap̄
כַ֖ף
a handful [with]
N‑fsc
  
 

 
 
 5183 [e]
nā·ḥaṯ;
נָ֑חַת
quietness
N‑fs
4393 [e]
mim·mə·lō
מִמְּלֹ֥א
Than both
Prep‑m | N‑msc
2651 [e]
ḥā·p̄ə·na·yim
חָפְנַ֛יִם
hands [together with]
N‑md
5999 [e]
‘ā·māl
עָמָ֖ל
toil
N‑ms
7469 [e]
ū·rə·‘ūṯ
וּרְע֥וּת
and grasping for
Conj‑w | N‑fsc
  
 
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 7307 [e]
rū·aḥ.
רֽוּחַ׃
the wind
N‑cs








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Better one handful with rest than two handfuls with effort and a pursuit of the wind.

New American Standard Bible
One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.

King James Bible
Better [is] an handful [with] quietness, than both the hands full [with] travail and vexation of spirit.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
It's better to have one handful of tranquility than to have two handfuls of trouble and to chase after the wind.

American Standard Version
Better is a handful, with quietness, than two handfuls with labor and striving after wind.

Young's Literal Translation
Better is a handful with quietness, than two handfuls with labour and vexation of spirit.'
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