Summary: The Preacher introduces himself and his weariness with life, proving he has both the political standing and knowledge of the physical earth to evaluated such things. Read from the World English Bible.
Who is the Qoheleth in Ecclesiastes?
Ecclesiastes, the Preacher: (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)
A favorite song of mine, by the group Lamb, that quotes the verse in Isaiah about crooked way being made straight. (The first part of the song is in Hebrew, but then there is English, this link goes to Spotify)
Why I read from the World English Bible
I read from the 2016 edition, linked to by the image below:
There is also a 2019 edition: