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" Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. "
A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ... - Page 453
by Hugh Gaston - 1807 - 506 pages
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The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1837 - 669 pages
...any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 11 Then 1 iyhtAbraham his servant. jeousness unto all generations...his chosen with gladness : 44 And gave them the land under the sun. 12 And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly : for what can the man...
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Christian modes of thinking and doing; or, The mystery of the ..., Volume 1

John Pring - 1837
...any joy : for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; AND THIS WAS MY PORTION OF ALL MY LABOUR. Then 1 looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit ; and there was no profit under the sun. Therefore I hated life ; because the work that is wrought under the. sun is grievous...
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837
...from any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour, and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit.' Eccles. i. 17; ii. 1—11. " What can we do after this king made so fruitless an experiment ? We might...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 24

Literature - 1848
...doubtless the words of the Preacher presented themselves to his mind, — " Then I looked on all the works my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." After some time spent in meditation, Charles rose out of the coffin, and withdrew to...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 14

1842
...passage suggests to us the evils, by which the pursuit of worldly objects is invariably attended. " I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.'' These or similar expressions are frequently employed elsewhere in order to denote...
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The paragraph Bible, arranged in paragraphs and parallelisms

1838 - 120 pages
...any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour : and this was ray portion of all my 11 labour. Then from the iilthiness of the heathen of the land, to...feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy : f títere wat no profit under the sun. 19 And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly:...
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Tracts, Volume 3

English monthly tract society - 1838
...all, here is intellectual enjoyment. How can he be otherwise than happy ? Read what follows : " Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...and, behold, ALL WAS VANITY and VEXATION OF SPIRIT." Comment is needless. These confessions speak for themselves. They are but a few of thousands which...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1839
...fruits : I made me pools of water, to water therewith the young trees ; I got me servants," etc. " Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." There is, however, it must be allowed, occasionally to be found a man of an indolent...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 19

1839
...which has long since vanished, leaving this as a monument, not of its greatness, but of its decay. " I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...and behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit. Then I 1839.] CULTIVATION OF STRAWBERRIES. 389 saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth...
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The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: With Notes, Explanatory ...

Bible - 1839
...joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1 Then 1 ts. 15 They cried unto them, Depart c vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. 12 f And I turned myself to...
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