Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 2:14 in English Standard Version "The wise person has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness. And yet I perceived that the same event happens to all of them." Ps 49:10 For he sees that even the wise die; the fool and the stupid alike must perish and leave their wealth to others. Pr 17:24 The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth. Ec 3:19 For what happens to the children of man and what happens to the beasts is the same; as one dies, so dies the other. They all have the same breath, and man has no advantage over the beasts, for all is vanity. Ec 9:2 It is the same for all, since the same event happens to the righteous and the wicked, to the good and the evil, to the clean and the unclean, to him who sacrifices and him who does not sacrifice. As the good one is, so is the sinner, and he who swears is as he who shuns an oath.