The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments: Ecclesiastes, by G. A. Barton (Google eBook)

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Scribner, 1908 - Bible
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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 157 - All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth...
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.
Page 228 - There can be no doubt that this is a remarkable work, both on account of the thoroughness of its criticism and the boldness of its views.

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