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Ecclesiastes 12:7-9 World English Bible (WEB)

and the dust returns to the earth as it was,
    and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
    “Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher.
    “All is vanity!”

Further, because the Preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge. Yes, he pondered, sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

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Ecclesiastes 12:7-9 New International Version (NIV)

and the dust returns to the ground it came from,
    and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Teacher.[a]
    “Everything is meaningless!

The Conclusion of the Matter

Not only was the Teacher wise, but he also imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs.

Footnotes:

  1. Ecclesiastes 12:8 Or the leader of the assembly; also in verses 9 and 10
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