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Alexander Balas Antiochus III Aquila Aram Aramaic Babylonian Ben Sira Biblical book of Ecclesiastes Canon century Chasid Chasid glossator Christian commentary critical note Crown 8vo D.Litt Delitzsch emend Epicurean evil expression followed fool Genung Ges.K Gins gloss glossator Graetz Greek hand Haupt heart Hebrew Heil Hokma influence interpreters introduced Jewish king last clause late LL.D McNeile meaning Mishna occurs Old Testament omitted parallel passage phrase Plumtre preceding probably Professor of Hebrew proverb Ptolemy Qoheleth Rashbam refer regards rendering says scholars seems Semitic sense Septuagint Sieg Siegfried Sira Solomon Stoicism Stoics Talmud Targum Theological theory thinks thou thought toil translation Union Theological Seminary vanity verb verse Wild wisdom wise word writer
Page 19 - There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour.
Page 180 - I have no pleasure in them; while the sun, or the light, or the moon, or the stars, be not darkened, nor the clouds return after the rain: in the day when the keepers of the house shall tremble, and the strong men shall bow themselves...
Page 197 - And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Page 139 - Say not thou. What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Page 57 - Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, And the spirit shall return to God who gave it.
Page 159 - For the living know that they shall die : But the dead know not any thing, Neither have they any more a reward ; For the memory of them is forgotten. Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished ; Neither have they any more a portion for ever in any thing that is done under the sun.
Page 172 - Jesus saith, Wherever there are two, they are not without God ; and wherever there is one alone, I say, I am with him. Raise the stone, and there thou shalt find me ; cleave the wood, and there am I.
Page 98 - A time to love, and a time to hate ; A time of war, and a time of peace.