Couldnt "Under the Sun" mean more like "SO GOD SEES IT " like the phrase "THEIR MOMENT IN THE SUN" which is defined as : Having your opportunity to be famous and successful and seen by others (IN ...
My small group was looking at this verse in Ecclesiastes 4:12: Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. I was curious the ...
Verse 1: שלח לחמך על פני המים כי ברב הימים תמצאנו Send/set your bread upon the surface of the waters for in many days you shall discover it. Verse 2: תן חלק ל שבע וגם ל שמונה כי לא תדע מה יהיה ...
Ecclesiastes starts with - words of קהלת son of David. In Hebrew it does not say - the words of the קהלת. Nor - words of the קהלת. But simply - words of קהלת. How do we know that קהלת translates to ...
Ecclesiastes starts with a series of contrasts, most of which are easy to understand. However one reference is less obvious (at least to me) - the 'stones' in verse 5a: 1 For everything there is a ...
When I was younger, I thought that because Ecclesiastes was so dour, it was a sort of negative wisdom—something like, "This is how crazy you get when you don't follow God." However, this ...
The following passage is Ecclesiastes 9:14 A small city, and few people in it, and a great king comes there, and encircled it and built upon it great fortifications. And he found in it, a poor ...
I noticed that the Teacher uses the phrase "under the sun" more than 20 times in Ecclesiastes. I have always understood this to simply mean "on earth" as The Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament ...
How did the author of Ecclesiastes understand life after death and man's relationship to eternity? What passages in the book address or allude to this topic? Inspired by a reading of Ecclesiastes ...
The word "vanity" (KJV) in Ecclesiastes has been mistranslated in the NIV as "meaningless". Is "vanity" the best translation for the hebrew word hebel (Strongs 1892), does a newer version do it more ...