New American Standard Bible
which I am still seeking but have not found. I have found one man among a thousand, but I have not found a woman among all these.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
(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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
One man - One whose good qualities quite satisfy our expectation. Compare the expression "one among a thousand" (marginal reference).
A woman - The number of Solomon's wives and concubines 1 Kings 11:3 was a thousand.
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1 Kings 11:3
He had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines, and his wives turned his heart away.
"Behold, I have discovered this," says the Preacher, "adding one thing to another to find an explanation,
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