Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Ecclesiastes 6:9 in English Standard Version "Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the appetite: this also is vanity and a striving after wind." Ec 1:14 I have seen everything that is done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and a striving after wind. Ec 11:9 Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.