The Book of Ecclesiastes

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7:5 It is better to take note of the protest of the wise, than for a man to give ear to the song of the foolish.

1:1 The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem.

10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, like an error which comes by chance from a ruler:

7:13 Give thought to the work of God. Who will make straight what he has made bent?

11:10 So put away trouble from your heart, and sorrow from your flesh; because the early years and the best years are to no purpose.

6:12 Who is able to say what is good for man in life all the days of his foolish life which he goes through like a shade? who will say what is to be after him under the sun?

3:18 I said in my heart, It is because of the sons of men, so that God may put them to the test and that they may see themselves as beasts.

5:13 There is a great evil which I have seen under the sun--wealth kept by the owner to be his downfall.

4:8 It is one who is by himself, without a second, and without son or brother; but there is no end to all his work, and he has never enough of wealth. For whom, then, am I working and keeping myself from pleasure? This again is to no purpose, and a bitter work.

10:11 If a snake gives a bite before the word of power is said, then there is no longer any use in the word of power.

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