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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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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1839
...fruits : I made me pools of water, to water therewith the young trees ; I got me servants," etc. " Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." There is, however, it must be allowed, occasionally to be found a man of an indolent and pleasure-loving...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 19

1839
...which has long since vanished, leaving this as a monument, not of its greatness, but of its decay. " I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...and behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit. Then I 1839.] CULTIVATION OF STRAWBERRIES. 389 saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth...
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The philosophy of a happy futurity

William Merry - 1839
...kept not from them, and 1 withheld not my heart from any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...labour that I had laboured to do : and, behold, ALL JVAS VANITY and vexation of spirit, and there teas no profit under the sun.' * Can the force of words...
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The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: With Notes, Explanatory ...

Bible - 1839
...joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1 Then 1 ts. 15 They cried unto them, Depart c vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. 12 f And I turned myself to...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1840
...delights of the sons of men, musical instruments and that of all sorts ; then I looked on the labour I had laboured to do, and behold all was vanity and...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun" (Eccles. ii. 8 — 11). The earliest instance in which we find music connected with Christianity is...
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The Reader's Bible, a Narrative: Selections from the King James Version

Roland Mushat Frye - Religion - 1977 - 591 pages
...labor. 11 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...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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On the Contrary: Essays by Men and Women

Martha Rainbolt, Janet Fleetwood - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1983 - 340 pages
...VIEW 233 1 . From Ecclesiastes, King James Version and The Living Bible translation, Chapters 1-3 234 "Then I looked on all the works that my hands had...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." "But as I looked at everything I had tried, it was all so useless, a chasing of the wind, and there...
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - Bibles - 1984 - 928 pages
...from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1 2 A4D vaniThe fool and the wise must die ty and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun....
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The Fixed Period: A Novel

Anthony Trollope - Fiction - 1990 - 183 pages
...make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord." — Isaiah 51:3. 39:25. "Then I looked on all the works that my hands had...of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." — Ecclesiastes 2:11. 40:2. "[Joshua] said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon....
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As Thousands Cheer: The Life Of Irving Berlin

Laurence Bergreen - Music - 1996 - 702 pages
.... . . 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." Such were the sentiments with which Clarence, in his last bitter years, had become familiar. Where...
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