Ecclesiastes 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 ..