What people are saying - Write a review
Alexander Balas Antiochus Antiochus III Aquila Aram Aramaic Babylonian Baer Ben Sira book of Ecclesiastes canon century B.C. Chasid Chasid glossator context critical note Delitzsch Eccl emend Epicurean Epicurus evil expression followed fool Genung Ges.K Gins gloss glossator Graetz Greek hand Haupt heart Hebrew Heil Hokma influence interpreters Jewish king last clause late later McNeile meaning metrical reasons Mishna noun occurs omitted parallel passage phrase Plumtre preceding probably proverb Ptolemy Qoheleth Rashbam refer regards rendering Sadducees says scholars seems Semitic sense Septuagint Sieg Siegfried Sira Solomon Stoicism Stoics Talmud Targum Testament theory things thinks thou thought toil translation vanity verb verse Wild wisdom wise word writer
Page 98 - A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; A time to...
Page 57 - 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 57 - Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was, And the spirit shall return to God who gave it.
Page 126 - There is a sore evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept for the owners thereof to their hurt.
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 180 - But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many.
Page 77 - I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards; I made me gardens and parks, and I planted trees in them of all kinds of fruit: I made me pools of water, to water therefrom the forest where trees were reared...