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" I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. "
Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ... - Page 364
edited by - 1993 - 512 pages
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Devotions in the Ancient Way of Offices: with psalms, hymns, and prayers ...

John AUSTIN (Roman Catholic Writer.) - 1706 - 662 pages
...Madnefs is in their Hearts while they live, and after that they go to the Dead. I returned and faw under the Sun, that the Race is not to the Swift,...the Battle to the Strong, neither yet Bread to the Wife, nor Riches to Men of Underftanding, nor Favour to Men of Skill, but Time and Chance happeneth...
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Sermons...

Samuel Clarke - 1744 - 470 pages
...uncerXIII. tain World. And Thefe, are elegantly reproved in the words of my Text ; I nv turned, and faw under the Sun, that the Race is not to the Swift,...the Battle to the Strong, neither yet Bread to the Wife, nor yet Riches to men of Under ftending, nor yet Favour to men of Skill ; but clime and Chance...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1851 - 592 pages
...contrivance ; the merchant, to his experience ; the strong, to his strength. And yet " the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill.." But the attention of the true Christian is fixed upon the providence of Gad. He surveys the grand scheme...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804 - 502 pages
...known in his children. Ecclesiastes. I returned and saw under the sun, that the ra:e is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. There was a little city, and few men within it: and there came a great king against it, and besieged...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - 1804 - 316 pages
...the race is not to the swift, nor the fl battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor ff yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour...For man also knoweth not his time , as the fishes (f that are taken in an evil net," &c. t. Bullet us provide good nets, and trim-built busses, with...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: The sermons of Mr. Yorick

Laurence Sterne - 1805 - 470 pages
...grant, for the sake of JESWS CHRIST. SERMON VIII. Time and Chance. KCCLE S. IX. ir. / returned, and satv under the sun, that the race is not to the swift,...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yd favor to men of skill ; but time and chance happemth to them all, WHEN a man casts a look upon this...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - 1805 - 474 pages
...neglect every proper txtnion of them. 1 1 I returned and saw under the snn, that the race [is] not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour, or preferment, to men of skill ; birt time and chance, or occur" rences, (I King* v. 4.) happeneth...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - 1805 - 478 pages
...every proper exertion of them, 1 \ I returned and saw under the son, that the race [is] not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...wise, nor yet riches 'to men of understanding, yet favour, or preferment, to men- of skill ; but time and chance, or occur-- rences, ( 1 Kings...
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The General Assembly's Missionary Magazine: Or Evangelical ..., Volume 2

1806 - 650 pages
...cannot command success, is a maxim confirmed explicitly by scripture. " I returned," says Solomon, " and saw under the sun that the race is not to the...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." " I have planted," says Paul, " Apollos watered, but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that...
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The Christian Monitor, Volume 2

1806 - 416 pages
...judge in peace. In worldly pursuits we are expressly apprized, that " the race is not always to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill." But in spiritual concerns, " of a truth God is no respecter of persons. Thus saith the Lord, I said not...
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