Ecclesiastes 1:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1980 [e]הוֹלֵךְ֙
hō-w-lêḵ
GoesV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
towardPrep
1864 [e]דָּר֔וֹם
dā-rō-wm,
the southN-ms
5437 [e]וְסוֹבֵ֖ב
wə-sō-w-ḇêḇ
and turns aroundConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
6828 [e]צָפ֑וֹן
ṣā-p̄ō-wn;
the northN-fs
5437 [e]סוֹבֵ֤ב ׀
sō-w-ḇêḇ
continuallyV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
5437 [e]סֹבֵב֙
sō-ḇêḇ
continuallyV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1980 [e]הוֹלֵ֣ךְ
hō-w-lêḵ
whirls aboutV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7307 [e]הָר֔וּחַ
hā-rū-aḥ,
the windArt | N-cs
5921 [e]וְעַל־
wə-‘al-
and onConj-w | Prep
5439 [e]סְבִיבֹתָ֖יו
sə-ḇî-ḇō-ṯāw
its circuitAdv | 3ms
7725 [e]שָׁ֥ב
šāḇ
comes againV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
7307 [e]הָרֽוּחַ׃
hā-rū-aḥ.
the windArt | N-cs









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 1:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הֹולֵךְ֙ אֶל־דָּרֹ֔ום וְסֹובֵ֖ב אֶל־צָפֹ֑ון סֹובֵ֤ב ׀ סֹבֵב֙ הֹולֵ֣ךְ הָר֔וּחַ וְעַל־סְבִיבֹתָ֖יו שָׁ֥ב הָרֽוּחַ׃

קהלת 1:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הולך אל־דרום וסובב אל־צפון סובב ׀ סבב הולך הרוח ועל־סביבתיו שב הרוח׃

קהלת 1:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הולך אל־דרום וסובב אל־צפון סובב ׀ סבב הולך הרוח ועל־סביבתיו שב הרוח׃

קהלת 1:6 Hebrew Bible
הולך אל דרום וסובב אל צפון סובב סבב הולך הרוח ועל סביבתיו שב הרוח׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Blowing toward the south, Then turning toward the north, The wind continues swirling along; And on its circular courses the wind returns.

King James Bible
The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gusting to the south, turning to the north, turning, turning, goes the wind, and the wind returns in its cycles.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the wind this verse should be connected with the preceding, and rendered, 'the sun also riseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to his place where he arose; going toward the south, and turning about unto the north. The wind whirleth about continually,' It alludes, in the front part to the apparent daily motion of the sun from east to west, and his annual course through the signs of the zodiac

Job 3:8 Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to raise up their mourning.

Acts 27:13-15 And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained …

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