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Ecclesiastes 2

Eccl. 2:20 KJV (With Strong’s)

Therefore I went about
cabab (Hebrew #5437)
to revolve, surround, or border; used in various applications, literally and figuratively (as follows)
KJV usage: bring, cast, fetch, lead, make, walk, X whirl, X round about, be about on every side, apply, avoid, beset (about), besiege, bring again, carry (about), change, cause to come about, X circuit, (fetch a) compass (about, round), drive, environ, X on every side, beset (close, come, compass, go, stand) round about, inclose, remove, return, set, sit down, turn (self) (about, aside, away, back).
Pronounce: saw-bab'
Origin: a primitive root
to cause
ya'ash (Hebrew #2976)
to desist, i.e. (figuratively) to despond
KJV usage: (cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.
Pronounce: yaw-ash'
Origin: a primitive root
my heart
leb (Hebrew #3820)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything
KJV usage: + care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.
Pronounce: labe
Origin: a form of 3824
to despair
ya'ash (Hebrew #2976)
to desist, i.e. (figuratively) to despond
KJV usage: (cause to) despair, one that is desperate, be no hope.
Pronounce: yaw-ash'
Origin: a primitive root
of all the labor
`amal (Hebrew #5999)
toil, i.e. wearing effort; hence, worry, wheth. of body or mind
KJV usage: grievance(-vousness), iniquity, labour, mischief, miserable(-sery), pain(-ful), perverseness, sorrow, toil, travail, trouble, wearisome, wickedness.
Pronounce: aw-mawl'
Origin: from 5998
which I took
`amal (Hebrew #5998)
to toil, i.e. work severely and with irksomeness
KJV usage: (take) labour (in).
Pronounce: aw-mal'
Origin: a primitive root
under the sun
shemesh (Hebrew #8121)
the sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e. (arch.) a notched battlement
KJV usage: + east side(-ward), sun ((rising)), + west(-ward), window. See also 1053.
Pronounce: sheh'-mesh
Origin: from an unused root meaning to be brilliant

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Cross References

Gen. 43:14• 14And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. (Gen. 43:14)
Job 17:11‑15• 11My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.
12They change the night into day: the light is short because of darkness.
13If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.
14I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.
15And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?
(Job 17:11‑15)
Psa. 39:6‑7• 6Surely every man walketh in a vain show: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
7And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.
(Psa. 39:6‑7)
1 Cor. 15:19• 19If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. (1 Cor. 15:19)
2 Cor. 1:8‑10• 8For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
9But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
10Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;
(2 Cor. 1:8‑10)
1 Thess. 3:3‑4• 3That no man should be moved by these afflictions: for yourselves know that we are appointed thereunto.
4For verily, when we were with you, we told you before that we should suffer tribulation; even as it came to pass, and ye know.
(1 Thess. 3:3‑4)

J. N. Darby Translation

Then I went about to cause my heart to despair of all the labour wherewith I had laboured under the sun.