Today's word: There is nothing new under the sun

Ecclesiates 1

Everything Is Meaningless
1 The words of the Teacher,[a] son of David, king in Jerusalem:

2 “Meaningless! Meaningless!”
    says the Teacher.
“Utterly meaningless!
    Everything is meaningless.”

3 What do people gain from all their labors
    at which they toil under the sun?

4 Generations come and generations go,
    but the earth remains forever.

5 The sun rises and the sun sets,
    and hurries back to where it rises.

6 The wind blows to the south
    and turns to the north;
round and round it goes,
    ever returning on its course.

7 All streams flow into the sea,
    yet the sea is never full.
To the place the streams come from,
    there they return again.

8 All things are wearisome,
    more than one can say.
The eye never has enough of seeing,
    nor the ear its fill of hearing.

9 What has been will be again,
    what has been done will be done again;
    there is nothing new under the sun.

10 Is there anything of which one can say,
    “Look! This is something new”?
It was here already, long ago;
    it was here before our time.

11 No one remembers the former generations,
    and even those yet to come
will not be remembered
    by those who follow them.
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