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

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Koheleth gives voice to a very different mood and reflects a different vision than the rest of the TaNaCH.
I learned more about preaching in the Koheleth sessions than I learned in seminary.
Koheleth Amerika serves as the foundation for this book.
My students are most surprised by the original Hebrew titles of biblical texts: Koheleth instead of Ecclesiastes, Names (shemot) instead of Exodus, "In the Desert" (bamidbar) instead of Numbers.
There is nothing new under the sun,' said Koheleth, an ancient Hebrew monologuist (Ecclesiastes 1:9).
Wright, The Book of Koheleth [London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1888] p.
As Koheleth discovers in the wisest book of the Hebrew Bible, there is a time for all things, for touching the Happy Isles and for being washed down by the waves.
Its meaning] is what this verse says: "And even more so: Because Koheleth was a sage, he continued to instruct the people.
See also Koheleth Rabbah 5:6 and Yalkut Shimoni on Parshat Naso.
Robert Gordis, Koheleth, the Man and His World: A Study of Ecclesiastes (third ed.
Koheleth, the speaker, expresses bewilderment and frustration at life's absurdities and injustices.
Prior to that, in 1951, his massive study of Ecclesiastes was published as Koheleth -- The Man and His World.
Koheleth uses the conventional terms tsadiq and rasha', to express the concepts of conventional morality and piety, 'the righteous and the wicked'; cf.
Instead of finding "the same theme and the same basic idea," I see a fundamental difference in aim and problem setting, Goethe representing the Hellenistic science-orientated views of the world and Koheleth the Jewish ethical one.
Whereas the Book of Job concerns itself with the disparity between happiness and virtue, the Book of Koheleth [Ecclesiastes] portrays life itself --with all its evils and contradictions--as a problem in need of explanation and justification.