The Book of Ecclesiastes

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10:5 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, the sort of error which proceeds from the ruler.

3:18 I said in my heart, “As for the sons of men, God tests them, so that they may see that they themselves are like animals.

4:8 There is one who is alone, and he has neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his labor, neither are his eyes satisfied with wealth. “For whom then, do I labor, and deprive my soul of enjoyment?” This also is vanity. Yes, it is a miserable business.

10:11 If the snake bites before it is charmed, then is there no profit for the charmer’s tongue.

7:5 It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all.

7:8 Better is the end of a thing than its beginning.

5:1 Guard your steps when you go to God’s house; for to draw near to listen is better than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they don’t know that they do evil.

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

6:4 for it comes in vanity, and departs in darkness, and its name is covered with darkness.

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