a man (A)to whom (B)God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he (C)lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God (D)does not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them. This is vanity;[a] it is a grievous evil.

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 6:2 The Hebrew term hebel can refer to a “vapor” or “mere breath”; also verses 4, 9, 11 (see note on 1:2)

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