Ecclesiastes Bible Book Chapter List - King James VersionEverything is meaningless. What a heavy burden God has laid on mankind! All rights reserved worldwide. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information.
The Book of Ecclesiastes
Book of Ecclesiastes
The book of Ecclesiastes presents a challenge to casual Bible readers and academics alike. One of the biggest questions surrounding Ecclesiastes is in regards to its authorship. Who wrote Ecclesiastes—and what was he trying to communicate to us? Walton has to say about the origins, background, structure, and purpose of this interesting book. The book of Ecclesiastes has often been avoided by people who feel overwhelmed by the view of life offered in its pages.
THE BOOK OF ECCLESIASTES
The Holy Bible - Book 21 - Ecclesiastes - KJV Dramatized Audio
Jerome gave Qohelet the name of "Preacher. Qohelet believes in God and in an ethical code and in God's judgement on human behavior. But God's plan is hidden from man, who seeks happiness without ever finding it here on earth. For everything is "vanity under the sun. The Book of Ecclesiastes is a reality check for the modern world! Several expressions from Ecclesiastes have found their way into the English language: "There is nothing new under the sun" , "To everything there is a season" , and "Eat, drink, and be merry" The book concludes with the recommendation to "Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.