Ecclesiastes 6:1
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New American Standard Bible
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun and it is prevalent among men--

King James Bible
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is common among men:

Darby Bible Translation
There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it is frequent among men:

World English Bible
There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, and it is heavy on men:

Young's Literal Translation
There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it is great on man:

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Common among - Rather, great (heavy) upon people.

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Appendix 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.). [6326] 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

Cross References
Ecclesiastes 5:13
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches being hoarded by their owner to his hurt.

Ecclesiastes 6:2
a man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner enjoys them. This is vanity and a severe affliction.

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