Book of Ecclesiastes


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Synonyms for Book of Ecclesiastes

an Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life

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Perry, Dialogues With Kohelet: The Book of Ecclesiastes.
And Kridt (Chalk) is based on the Biblical book of Ecclesiastes and features a young man assessing his life.
Despite the Old Testament Book of Ecclesiastes insisting that "to everything there is a season," when it comes to road testing cars, I usually find that the climate isn't always in tune with the vehicle on test.
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days," goes the famous saying from the eleventh chapter of the biblical book of Ecclesiastes.
For many years while teaching seminary courses on the Old Testament and lay study courses in churches, I found that students and laypersons often resonated with the laments of Jeremiah, Job, and the psalms as well as the reflective character of the book of Ecclesiastes.
There is a passage in the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes that opens with the words: "Let us now praise famous men and our fathers who begat them.
Until now the Book of Ecclesiastes has been very problematic for me.
It is only through the corrected reading of hevel as "transience" rather than "vanity" that we may understand the structure of the book of Ecclesiastes, and thereby learn its message.
Ginsburg, Cohelet, Commonly Called the Book of Ecclesiastes (London: Longman, 1861) pp.
I found that in one single floor speech, he managed to quote the book of Ecclesiastes, Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice,' Daniel Webster, and Rudyard Kipling.
The singer-songwriter's version of the latter's "Turn Turn Turn," which features lyrics adapted from the Bible's Book of Ecclesiastes, is particularly moving, given Tremblay's current circumstances.
George, North-Park, was somewhat nonplussed by the frequency of texts and sermons from the book of Ecclesiastes -- not usual Advent/Christmas fare.
As the book of Ecclesiastes says, there is a time to wage war and a time to make peace.
As The Preacher in the biblical book of Ecclesiastes puts it: