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Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me.

Chap. xxx. Verse 8.


Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.*

Chap. 1. Verse 2.

There is no new thing under the sun.

Chap. I.

Verse 9.

All is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Chap. 1.

Verse 14.

For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

Chap. 1. Verse 18.

A living dog is better than a dead lion.

Chap. ix.

Verse 4.

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.

Chap. ix.

Verse Il.

* See also chapter xii. verse 8.

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes eat in the morning!

Chap. х. Verse 16.

Cast thy bread upon the waters ; for thou shalt find it after many days.

Chap. xi.

Verse I.

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.

Chap. XI.

Verse I.

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was; and the spirit shall return unto God who gave

it. Chap. XII.

Verse 7.

Of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.

Chap. XI.

Verse 12.



For love is strong as death : jealousy is cruel as

Chap. viii. Verse 6.

the grave.

Many waters cannot quench love.

Chap. viii.

Verse 7.


Watchman, what of the night?

Chap. XXI.

Verse 11.

Precept upon precept ; line upon line, .


Verse 10.

Set thine house in order.


Verse 1.

A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench.

Chap. XLII.

Verse 3


Peace, peace, when there is no peace.

Chap. viii.

Verse 11.

Is there no balm in Gilead ? is there no physician there?

Chap. vir.

Verse 22.

Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ?

Chap. xii.

Verse 23


And their appearance and their work was as it were a wheel in the middle of a wheel.

Chap. 1, Verse 16.*


'Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.

Chap. v.

Verse 27.

The thing is true, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which altereth not.

Chap. vi.

Verse 12.


For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.

Chap. VIII.

Verse 7.


I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils.

Chap. iv.

Verse 1o.

* See also Ezekiel x. 10.

And ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning. *

Chap. iv.

Verse 11.


They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks ; nation shall not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any

Chap iv.


Verse 3

But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig-tree,

Chap. iv.

Verse 4.


Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. Chap. I. Verse 2.



But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings.

Chap. iv.

Verse 2.

* Is not this a brand plucked out of the fire ?

Zechariah, chap. III. verse 2.

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