Definition of Book of Ecclesiastes
1. Noun. An Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life; is traditionally attributed to Solomon but probably was written about 250 BC.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings, Sapiential Book, Wisdom Book, Wisdom Literature
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Literary usage of Book of Ecclesiastes
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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes, to which are appended Treatises on the Song of Solomon, the Book of Job, the Prophet Isaiah, the Sacrifices of ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1832)
"It consists of translations of the Book of Ecclesiastes in four forms of English style; the one being the common version^ the other an interpretation from ..."
3. Literature of Theology: A Classified Bibliography of Theological and General by John Fletcher Hurst (1896)
"CHRISTIAN D. Cohe- leth, commonly called the Book of Ecclesiastes ... MACDONALD, JM, DD The Book of Ecclesiastes Explained, Critically and Popularly. ..."
4. The Hebrew Literature of Wisdom in the Light of To-day: A Synthesis by John Franklin Genung (1906)
"1 This singular warning occurs at the close of the Book of Ecclesiastes; a singular warning, I say, ..."
5. A Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers who Were at Work in England by Henry Robert Plomer (1907)
"Published a Latin edition of the Book of Ecclesiastes, 1662. Possibly son, or brother, of Anthony Nicholson, ..."
6. Lectures on the Moral Government of God by Nathaniel William Taylor (1859)
"Book of Ecclesiastes.—Enoch and Abraham.—Prayer of Balaam.—Destruction by the deluge, and of Sodom and Gomorrah.—Argument from the New Testament. ..."