Ecclesiastes

Detailed outline of the Book of Ecclesiastes – two discourses on life and death

Author (1:1) Theme: The meaninglessness of human efforts on earth apart from God (1:2) Introduction: The profitlessness of human toil to accumulate things in order to achieve happiness (1:3–11) Discourse, Part 1: In spite of life’s apparent enigmas and meaninglessness, it is to be enjoyed as a gift from God…
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NET Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes Title 1:1 The words of the Teacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem: Introduction: Utter Futility 1:2 “Futile! Futile!” laments the Teacher, “Absolutely futile! Everything is futile!” Futility Illustrated from Nature 1:3 What benefit do people get from all the effort which they expend on earth? 1:4 A…
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Jamieson Fausset and Brown Commentary

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Ecclesiastes – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

ECCLESIASTES; OR THE PREACHER. THE GREEK TITLE IN THE LXX. Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION The Hebrew title is Koheleth, which the speaker in it applies to himself (Ec 1:12), "I, Koheleth, was king over Israel." It means an Assembler or Convener of a meeting and a Preacher…
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