King James Version
Seeing there be many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?
Darby Bible Translation
For there are many things that increase vanity: what is man advantaged?
World English Bible
For there are many words that create vanity. What does that profit man?
Young's Literal Translation
For there are many things multiplying vanity; what advantage is to man?
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Seeing there be many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?Ecclesiastes 6:11 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryAppendix iv. An Abstract of Jewish History from the Reign of Alexander the Great to the Accession of Herod
The political connection of the Grecian world, and, with it, the conflict with Hellenism, may be said to have connected with the victorious progress of Alexander the Great through the then known world (333 b.c.).  It was not only that his destruction of the Persian empire put an end to the easy and peaceful allegiance which Judæa had owned to it for about two centuries, but that the establishment of such a vast Hellenic empire. as was the aim of Alexander, introduced a new element into …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Thoughts Upon Worldly Riches. Sect. I.
Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so it happeneth even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then I said in my heart, that this also is vanity.
That which hath been is named already, and it is known that it is man: neither may he contend with him that is mightier than he.
For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?
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