A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
A man to whom God hath giuen riches, wealth and honour, ſo that he wanteth nothing for his ſoule of all that he deſireth, yet God giueth him not power to eate thereof, but a ſtranger eateth it: This is vanitie, and it is an euill diſeaſe.
אָוָה , verb, ʾava — to incline, desire (value 12)
H183, אָוָה ʼâvâh, aw-vaw'; a primitive root; to wish for:—covet, (greatly) desire, be desirous, long, lust (after).
desire, incline, covet, wait longingly, wish, sigh, want, be greedy, prefer
(Piel) to desire, crave (food and drink)
(Hithpael) to desire, long for, lust after (of bodily appetites)
Used in 25 Verses, 13 Books 25  Occurrence Count
אַיִן , adverb, noun, negation, ʾayin — nothing, nought (value 61)
H369, אַיִן ʼayin, ah'-yin; as if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a nonentity; generally used as a negative particle:—else, except, fail, (father-) less, be gone, in(-curable), neither, never, no (where), none, nor, (any, thing), not, nothing, to nought, past, un(-searchable), well-nigh, without. Compare H370.
nothing, not, nought
to have not (of possession)
for lack of
Used in 686 Verses, 38 Books 787  Occurrence Count
אִישׁ , masculine noun, ʾiysh — man (value 311)
H376, אִישׁ ʼîysh, eesh; contracted for H582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation):—also, another, any (man), a certain, champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-) man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), none, one, people, person, steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare H802.
man, male (in contrast to woman, female)
human being, person (in contrast to God)
Used in 1850 Verses, 38 Books 2146  Occurrence Count
אָכַל , verb, ʾakhal — to eat (value 51)
H398, אָכַל ʼâkal, aw-kal'; a primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively):—× at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, × freely, × in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, × quite.
to eat, devour, burn up, feed
to eat (human subject)
to eat, devour (of beasts and birds)
to devour, consume (of fire)
to devour, slay (of sword)
to devour, consume, destroy (inanimate subjects - ie, pestilence, drought)
to devour (of oppression)
to be eaten (by men)
to be devoured, consumed (of fire)
to be wasted, destroyed (of flesh)
to cause to eat, feed with
to cause to devour
to cause to eat
Used in 703 Verses, 38 Books 803  Occurrence Count
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אֲשֶׁר , conjunction, relative pronoun, ʾasher — who, which, that (value 501)
H834, אֲשֶׁר ʼăsher, ash-er'; a primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.:—× after, × alike, as (soon as), because, × every, for, + forasmuch, + from whence, + how(-soever), × if, (so) that ((thing) which, wherein), × though, + until, + whatsoever, when, where (+ -as, -in, -of, -on, -soever, -with), which, whilst, + whither(-soever), who(-m, -soever, -se). As it is indeclinable, it is often accompanied by the personal pronoun expletively, used to show the connection.
that (in obj clause)
Used in 4440 Verses, 39 Books 5502  Occurrence Count
הֶבֶל , adverb, masculine noun, hevel — vapor, breath (value 37)
H1892, הֶבֶל hebel, heh'bel; or (rarely in the abs.) הֲבֵל hăbêl; from H1891; emptiness or vanity; figuratively, something transitory and unsatisfactory; often used as an adverb:—× altogether, vain, vanity.
Used in 64 Verses, 12 Books 70  Occurrence Count
הוּא , demonstrative pronoun, third person singular personal pronoun, huʾ — he, she, it (value 12)
H1931, הוּא hûwʼ, hoo; of which the feminine (beyond the Pentateuch) is הִיא hîyʼ; he a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular; he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are:—he, as for her, him(-self), it, the same, she (herself), such, that (...it), these, they, this, those, which (is), who.
third person singular personal pronoun
he, she, it
himself (with emphasis)
resuming subj with emphasis
(with minimum emphasis following predicate)
that, it (neuter)
that (with article)
Used in 1692 Verses, 39 Books 1875  Occurrence Count
זֶה , demonstrative pronoun, zeh — this, here (value 12)
H2088, זֶה zeh, zeh; a primitive word; the masculine demonstrative pronoun, this or that:—he, × hence, × here, it(-self), × now, × of him, the one...the other, × than the other, (× out of) the (self) same, such (a one) that, these, this (hath, man), on this side...on that side, × thus, very, which. Compare H2063, H2090, H2097, H2098.
this, this one, here, which, this...that, the one...the other, another, such
this...that, the one...the other, another
(appos to subst)
how now, what now
now, now already
wherein, which, those who
in this (place) here, then
on these conditions, herewith, thus provided, by, through this, for this cause, in this matter
thus and thus
as follows, things such as these, accordingly, to that effect, in like manner, thus and thus
from here, hence, on one side...on the other side
on this account
in spite of this, which, whence, how
Used in 1061 Verses, 34 Books 1162  Occurrence Count
חֳלִי , masculine noun, holiy — sickness (value 48)
H2483, חֳלִי chŏlîy, khol-ee'; from H2470; malady, anxiety, calamity:—disease, grief, (is) sick(-ness).
Used in 22 Verses, 9 Books 24  Occurrence Count
חָסֵר , adjective, haseyr — needy, lacking, in want of (value 268)
H2638, חָסֵר châçêr, khaw-sare'; from H2637; lacking; hence, without:—destitute, fail, lack, have need, void, want.
in need of, lacking, needy, in want of
Used in 19 Verses, 5 Books 19  Occurrence Count
כָּבוֹד , masculine noun, kavod — glorious (value 32)
H3519, כָּבוֹד kâbôwd, kaw-bode'; rarely כָּבֹד kâbôd; from H3513; properly, weight, but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness:—glorious(-ly), glory, honour(-able).
glory, honour, glorious, abundance
honour, splendour, glory
honour, reverence, glory
Used in 189 Verses, 27 Books 199  Occurrence Count
כִּי , conjunction, kiy — that, for, when (value 30)
H3588, כִּי kîy, kee; a primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed:—and, (forasmuch, inasmuch, where-) as, assured(-ly), but, certainly, doubtless, else, even, except, for, how, (because, in, so, than) that, nevertheless, now, rightly, seeing, since, surely, then, therefore, (al-) though, till, truly, until, when, whether, while, whom, yea, yet.
that, for, because, when, as though, as, because that, but, then, certainly, except, surely, since
when (of time)
when, if, though (with a concessive force)
because, since (causal connection)
but (after negative)
that if, for if, indeed if, for though, but if
but rather, but
forasmuch as, for therefore
Used in 3909 Verses, 39 Books 4487  Occurrence Count
כֹּל , masculine noun, kol — the whole, all (value 50)
H3605, כֹּל kôl, kole; or (Jeremiah 33:8) כּוֹל kôwl; from H3634; properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense):—(in) all (manner, (ye)), altogether, any (manner), enough, every (one, place, thing), howsoever, as many as, (no-) thing, ought, whatsoever, (the) whole, whoso(-ever).
all, the whole
all, the whole of
any, each, every, anything
Used in 4241 Verses, 39 Books 5408  Occurrence Count
לֹא , adverb, loʾ — not (value 31)
H3808, לֹא lôʼ, lo; or לוֹא lôwʼ; or לֹה lôh; (Deuteronomy 3:11), a primitive particle; + not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles:—× before, + or else, ere, + except, ig(-norant), much, less, nay, neither, never, no((-ne), -r, (-thing)), (× as though...,(can-), for) not (out of), of nought, otherwise, out of, + surely, + as truly as, + of a truth, + verily, for want, + whether, without.
not (with verb - absolute prohibition)
not (with modifier - negation)
without (with particle)
before (of time)
Used in 3966 Verses, 39 Books 5186  Occurrence Count
מִן , conjunction, preposition, min — from (value 90)
H4480, מִן min, min; or מִנִּי minnîy; or מִנֵּי minnêy; (constructive plural) (Isaiah 30:11); for H4482; properly, a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses:—above, after, among, at, because of, by (reason of), from (among), in, × neither, × nor, (out) of, over, since, × then, through, × whether, with.
from, out of, on account of, off, on the side of, since, above, than, so that not, more than
from (expressing separation), off, on the side of
(with verbs of proceeding, removing, expelling)
(of material from which something is made)
(of source or origin)
out of, some of, from (partitively)
from, since, after (of time)
than, more than (in comparison)
from...even to, both...and, either...or
than, more than, too much for (in comparisons)
from, on account of, through, because (with infinitive)
Used in 1093 Verses, 38 Books 1227  Occurrence Count
נֶכֶס , masculine noun, nekhes — riches, treasures (value 130)
H5233, נֶכֶס nekeç, neh'-kes; from an unused root meaning to accumulate; treasure:—riches, wealth.
Used in 5 Verses, 3 Books 5  Occurrence Count
נׇכְרִי , adjective, nokhriy — foreign, alien (value 280)
H5237, נׇכְרִי nokrîy, nok-ree'; from H5235 (second form); strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful):—alien, foreigner, outlandish, strange(-r, woman).
foreign woman, harlot
unknown, unfamiliar (fig.)
Used in 45 Verses, 19 Books 45  Occurrence Count
נֶפֶשׁ , feminine noun, nefesh — a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion (value 430)
H5315, נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.
soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion
that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man
living being (with life in the blood)
the man himself, self, person or individual
seat of the appetites
seat of emotions and passions
activity of mind
activity of the will
activity of the character
Used in 683 Verses, 31 Books 748  Occurrence Count
נָתַן , verb, natan — to give, put, set (value 500)
H5414, נָתַן nâthan, naw-than'; a primitive root; to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.):—add, apply, appoint, ascribe, assign, × avenge, × be (healed), bestow, bring (forth, hither), cast, cause, charge, come, commit, consider, count, cry, deliver (up), direct, distribute, do, × doubtless, × without fail, fasten, frame, × get, give (forth, over, up), grant, hang (up), × have, × indeed, lay (unto charge, up), (give) leave, lend, let (out), lie, lift up, make, O that, occupy, offer, ordain, pay, perform, place, pour, print, × pull, put (forth), recompense, render, requite, restore, send (out), set (forth), shew, shoot forth (up), sing, slander, strike, (sub-) mit, suffer, × surely, × take, thrust, trade, turn, utter, weep, willingly, withdraw, would (to) God, yield.
to give, put, set
to give, bestow, grant, permit, ascribe, employ, devote, consecrate, dedicate, pay wages, sell, exchange, lend, commit, entrust, give over, deliver up, yield produce, occasion, produce, requite to, report, mention, utter, stretch out, extend
to put, set, put on, put upon, set, appoint, assign, designate
to make, constitute
to be given, be bestowed, be provided, be entrusted to, be granted to, be permitted, be issued, be published, be uttered, be assigned
to be set, be put, be made, be inflicted
to be given, be bestowed, be given up, be delivered up
to be put upon
Used in 1816 Verses, 38 Books 1998  Occurrence Count
עֹשֶׁר , masculine noun, ʿosher — riches (value 570)
H6239, עֹשֶׁר ʻôsher, o'-sher; from H6238; wealth:—× far (richer), riches.
Used in 36 Verses, 11 Books 37  Occurrence Count
רַע , absolute state masculine plural intensive noun, raʿ — bad, evil (value 270)
H7451, רַע raʻ, rah; from H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral):—adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, displease(-ure), distress, evil((-favouredness), man, thing), + exceedingly, × great, grief(-vous), harm, heavy, hurt(-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief(-vous), misery, naught(-ty), noisome, + not please, sad(-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked(-ly, -ness, one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Including feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.)
bad, disagreeable, malignant
bad, unpleasant, evil (giving pain, unhappiness, misery)
bad (of its kind - land, water, etc)
bad (of value)
worse than, worst (comparison)
bad, unkind (vicious in disposition)
bad, evil, wicked (ethically)
in general, of persons, of thoughts
evil, distress, misery, injury, calamity
evil, distress, adversity
evil, injury, wrong
evil, misery, distress, injury
evil, misery, distress
evil, injury, wrong
Used in 623 Verses, 36 Books 660  Occurrence Count
שָׁלַט , verb, shalat — to domineer, be master of (value 339)
H7980, שָׁלַט shâlaṭ, shaw-lat'; a primitive root; to dominate, i.e. govern; by implication, to permit:—(bear, have) rule, have dominion, give (have) power.
to domineer, exercise power over, dominate, have mastery, be master, lord it over
(Qal) to domineer, lord it over, become master
to give power of
to get mastery of
Used in 7 Verses, 4 Books 8  Occurrence Count
|Ecclesiastes 6:2Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
|Original Text (WLC)
|אִ֣ישׁ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יִתֶּן־ל֣וֹ הָאֱלֹהִ֡ים עֹשֶׁר֩ וּנְכָסִ֨ים וְכָב֜וֹד וְֽאֵינֶ֨נּוּ חָסֵ֥ר לְנַפְשׁ֣וֹ ׀ מִכֹּ֣ל אֲשֶׁר־יִתְאַוֶּ֗ה וְלֹֽא־יַשְׁלִיטֶ֤נּוּ הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל מִמֶּ֔נּוּ כִּ֛י אִ֥ישׁ נָכְרִ֖י יֹֽאכֲלֶ֑נּוּ זֶ֥ה הֶ֛בֶל וָחֳלִ֥י רָ֖ע הֽוּא׃
|Verse #17420 (Ch. #665) — 28 words, 109 lettersText Copied!
|Data from Strong's Concordance
|to whom God
|so that he wanteth
|nothing for his soul
|of all that he desireth,
|giveth him not power
|thereof, but a stranger
|it: this is vanity,
|and it is an evil
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