New International Reader's Version
7 Remember your Creator before you return to the dust you came from.
Remember him before your spirit goes back to God who gave it.
8 “Meaningless! Everything is meaningless!”
says the Teacher.
“Nothing has any meaning.”
Have Respect for God and Obey His Commandments
9 The Teacher was wise. He gave knowledge to people. He tried out many proverbs. He thought about them carefully. Then he wrote them down in order.Read full chapter