King James Version
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Darby Bible Translation
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he that loveth abundance with increase. This also is vanity.
World English Bible
He who loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he who loves abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is loving silver is not satisfied with silver, nor he who is in love with stores with increase. Even this is vanity.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.Ecclesiastes 5:10 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThings to be Meditated on as Thou Goest to the Church.
1. That thou art going to the court of the Lord, and to speak with the great God by prayer; and to hear his majesty speak unto thee by his word; and to receive his blessing on thy soul, and thy honest labour, in the six days past. 2. Say with thyself by the way--"As the hart brayeth for the rivers of water, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, even for the living God: When shall I come and appear before the presence of God? For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand …
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All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour.
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
Moreover the profit of the earth is for all: the king himself is served by the field.
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