New Living Translation
Rivers run into the sea, but the sea is never full. Then the water returns again to the rivers and flows out again to the sea.
King James Bible
All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.
Darby Bible Translation
All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full: unto the place whither the rivers go, thither they go again.
World English Bible
All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full. To the place where the rivers flow, there they flow again.
Young's Literal Translation
All the streams are going unto the sea, and the sea is not full; unto a place whither the streams are going, thither they are turning back to go.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:7 Is not full - So as to overflow the earth. Whereby also he intimates the emptiness of mens minds, notwithstanding all the abundance of creature comforts. Rivers come - Unto the earth in general, from whence they come or flow into the sea, and to which they return by the reflux of the sea. For he seems to speak of the visible and constant motion of the waters, both to the sea and from it, and then to it again in a perpetual reciprocation.
In making the following thread to the rich literature on Constantine the plan has been to confine almost wholly to Monographs, since to refer to all histories, encyclopædias, and the like which treat of him would be endless. Only such few analyzed references are introduced as have special reasons. Even with this limit it cannot be at all hoped that the list is exhaustive. Considerable pains has been taken, however, to make it full, as there is no really extended modern list of works on Constantine, …
Eusebius Pamphilius—The Life of Constantine
Of the Imitation of Christ, and of Contempt of the World and all Its Vanities
The Order of Thought which Surrounded the Development of Jesus.
The wind blows south, and then turns north. Around and around it goes, blowing in circles.
Everything is wearisome beyond description. No matter how much we see, we are never satisfied. No matter how much we hear, we are not content.
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