then I saw all the work of God, that man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun because however much man labors to seek it out, yet he will not find it. Even if a wise man thinks he can comprehend it, he will not be able to find it. Bible see other translations

“the work of God.” Contrasted with the work of the wicked and the work of the righteous in Ecclesiastes 8:14).

Commentary for: Ecclesiastes 8:17