Bible: Ecclesiastes 8:16-17

Limitations of Human Wisdom

8:16 When I tried 1  to gain 2  wisdom

and to observe the activity 3  on earth

even though it prevents anyone from sleeping day or night 4 

8:17 then I discerned all that God has done: 5 

No one really comprehends what happens 6  on earth. 7 

Despite all human 8  efforts to discover it, no one can ever grasp 9  it. 10 

Even if 11  a wise person claimed 12  that he understood,

he would not really comprehend 13  it. 14 

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