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  • Ecclesiastes 1 : 2

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    Utter futility!—said Koheleth—Utter futility! All is futile! ...

  • Ecclesiastes 3 : 1

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    A season is set for everything, a time for every experience under heaven: ...

  • Vanitas vanitatum

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    I've always thought that Ecclesiastes has one of the more interesting introductions of any Biblical book. Whether you prefer "vanity of van ...

  • Not just a great song by The Byrds

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    I think Ecclesiastes may be my favorite book in the Bible. There's a certain realism, sometimes even pessimism, about the book that I find ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 19

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    Wisdom is more of a stronghold to a wise man than ten mag- nates that a city may contain. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 7

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    for cheating may rob the wise man of reason and destroy the prudence of the cautious. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 6

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    For the levity of the fool is like the crackling of nettles under a kettle. But that too is illusory; ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 5

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    It is better to listen to a wise man’s reproof than to listen to the praise of fools. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 2

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    It is better to go to a house of mourning than to a house of feasting; for that is the end of every man, and a living one should take it to ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 26

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    Now, I find woman more bitter than death; she is all traps, her hands are fetters and her heart is snares. He who is pleasing to God escapes ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 29

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    But, see, this I did find: God made men plain, but they have engaged in too much reasoning. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 28

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    As for what I sought further but did not find, I found only one human being in a thousand, and the one I found among so many was never a wom ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 27

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    See, this is what I found, said Koheleth, item by item in my search for the reason of things. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 24

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    [The secret of] what happens is elusive and deep, deep down; who can discover it? ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 25

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    I put my mind to studying, exploring, and seeking wisdom and the reason of things, and to studying wickedness, stupidity, madness, and folly ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 23

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    All this I tested with wisdom. I thought I could fathom it, but it eludes me. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 1

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    A good name is better than fragrant oil, and the day of death than the day of birth. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 9

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    Don’t let your spirit be quickly vexed, for vexation abides in the breasts of fools. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 10

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    Don’t say, “How has it happened that former times were better than these?” For it is not wise of you to ask that question. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 17

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    Don’t overdo wickedness and don’t be a fool, or you may die before your time. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 16

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    So don’t overdo goodness and don’t act the wise man to excess, or you may be dumfounded. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 15

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    In my own brief span of life, I have seen both these things: sometimes a good man perishes in spite of his goodness, and sometimes a wicked ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 18

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    It is best that you grasp the one without letting go of the other, for one who fears God will do his duty by both. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 8

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    The end of a matter is better than the beginning of it.Better a patient spirit than a haughty spirit. ...

  • Ecclesiastes 7 : 3

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    Vexation is better than revelry; for though the face be sad, the heart may be glad. ...