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" Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. "
A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional and ... - Page 82
by Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - 1805
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 23-26

Religion - 1849
...world : " I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on all the labor that I had labored to do, and behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun" — (2 : 11.) "il hated life." — The difference between Solomon and our worldlings is this : He succeeded...
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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 1

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832
...works that are done under the sun, and behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit. Ecclei. i. 13, 14. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. Eccles. ii. II, Therefore I hated life, because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous...
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Sermons, Volume 1

Hobart Caunter - Sermons - 1832
...the joys of his mortality, came at last to this melancholy conclusion : " Then I looked," says he, "on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." Would not all the felicities of this world become spiritless, if our hopes were confined alone to them,...
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The Writings of Jane Taylor, Volume 2

Jane Taylor - 1832
...my labor. Then I looked on the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labor that I had labored to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit; and there was no profit under the sun. — Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness. — Her ways are ways...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 11 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly: for what can the man do that cometh after the king ? even that which hath been already done. 13 Then...
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The Evidence and Authority of Divine Revelation: Being a View of ..., Volume 2

Robert Haldane - Bible - 1834
...all rny labour : and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that rny hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." Thus, the Bible presents a different view of this world from what we find anywhere else, although the...
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Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society, Volume 4

New Hampshire Historical Society - Local history - 1834
...courses. ''I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, And on the labor, that I had labored to do, and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit; and there was no profit under the sun;" and at last he says, ''Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter, Fear God and keep his commandments,...
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Self-discipline

Henry Forster Burder - Conduct of life - 1834 - 184 pages
...joy. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labor that I had labored to do ; and, behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." There was an adaptation in many of these things to impart a certain degree of blameless pleasure, and...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 2

Matthew Prior - England - 1835
...fruits, ver. 5. I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees, ver. 6. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...of spirit; and there was no profit under the sun. ver. 11. I gat me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the sons of men, as musical instruments,...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1835 - 1108 pages
...from, any joy: for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1. them they had not circumcised. 6. For the children...forty years in the w ilderness, till all the people icas vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. 12. And I turned myself...
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