קהלת 2:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לִשְׂחֹ֖וק אָמַ֣רְתִּי מְהֹולָ֑ל וּלְשִׂמְחָ֖ה מַה־זֹּ֥ה עֹשָֽׂה׃
קהלת 2:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
קהלת 2:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
קהלת 2:2 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
I said of laughter, "It is madness," and of pleasure, "What does it accomplish?"
King James Bible
I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it?
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I said about laughter, "It is madness," and about pleasure, "What does this accomplish?"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
i said Solomon is not speaking here of sober enjoyment of the things of the world, but of an intemperate pleasure whose two attendants, laughter and mirth are introduced by a beautiful prosopopaeia, as in two persons, whom he treats with the utmost contempt.
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