12 For who knows what is good for man while he lives the few days of his (A)vain[a] life, which he passes like (B)a shadow? For who can tell man what will be (C)after him under the sun?

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 6:12 The Hebrew term hebel can refer to a “vapor” or “mere breath” (see note on 1:2)

15 In my (A)vain[a] life I have seen everything. There is (B)a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who (C)prolongs his life in his evildoing.

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 7:15 The Hebrew term hebel can refer to a “vapor” or “mere breath” (see note on 1:2)

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