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Job 2

Job 2:1-8
2 On another day the angels came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came with them to present himself before him. 1,227 more words

Ecclesiastes 10

My encounter with a snake in Marrakech (see verse 11).

Ecclesiastes 10:1-3
As dead flies give perfume a bad smell,
so a little folly outweighs wisdom and honor. 2,419 more words

Ecclesiastes 8

Ecclesiastes 8:1-9

8 Who is like the wise?
Who knows the explanation of things?
A person’s wisdom brightens their face
and changes its hard appearance. 1,895 more words

Wisdom Literature

Ancient Biblical wisdom literature is beautifully poetic and filled with creative metaphors. Two components of wisdom literature include: (1) envisioning the world and (2) imagining the nature and destiny of human beings. 623 more words

Catholic Theology

Ecclesiastes 7

Ecclesiastes 7:1-6


7 A good name is better than fine perfume,
and the day of death better than the day of birth.
2 It is better to go to a house of mourning… 1,907 more words

Ecclesiastes 6

Ecclesiastes 6:1-6
I have seen another evil under the sun, and it weighs heavily on mankind: 2 God gives some people wealth, possessions and honour, so that they lack nothing their hearts desire, but God does not grant them the ability to enjoy them, and strangers enjoy them instead. 810 more words

Ecclesiastes 5

Ecclesiastes 5:1-7
Fulfill Your Vow to God
5 Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Go near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools, who do not know that they do wrong. 1,218 more words