Then said I in my heart, As it happens to the fool, so it happens even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then I said in my heart, that this also is vanity.
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George Leo Haydock
Vanity. This inference was false, (ver. 16.) or my labouring for wisdom was to no purpose. (Calmet)
Septuagint, "I then spoke more in my heart, (for the fool speaks out of his abundance) since this also is vanity. "(Haydock)