Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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. "
Ezra to Malachi - Page 100
1815
Full view - About this book

Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...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...
Full view - About this book

The General Assembly's Missionary Magazine: Or Evangelical ..., Volume 2

1806
...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...
Full view - About this book

The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 3

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...goest, there is no work to be done, no device to be contrived, no use of knowledge or wisdom. IX. 11 / returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skilt; but time and chance happeneth to them all. I saw and observed, that, here on earth, all things...
Full view - About this book

A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - 1811 - 404 pages
...wisdom and discretion. Our very recreations must not be sensual, but rational and industrious. IV. ^f I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Some consider this verse as the observation of another vanity under the sun, viz. That events and successes...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Laurence Sterne: With a Life of the Author, Volume 4

Laurence Sterne - 1813
... TIME AND CHANCE. I teturned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor (he battle to the strong ; neither yet bread to the...skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all. E'ccl. ix. 11. SERMON IX. p. 109. THE CHARACTER OF HEROD. Then was fulfilled that which was spoken...
Full view - About this book

Sermons,

William Jay - 1814 - 532 pages
...may be well laid, every assistance necessary to success may be procured ; but "the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to " the strong, neither yet...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to " them all." " Money is a defence," and hence it is so anxiously desired, so universally pursued ; but how many...
Full view - About this book

The Whole Works of the Rev. W. Bates, Volume 3

William Bates - 1815
...things, yet we many times fall short of our aims and hopes. It was the observation of the wisest man, "'I returned and saw under the sun, that the race...to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to all-." Indeed such is the order of divine providence in the world, there must be different conditions...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 5

Nathaniel Lardner - 1815
...seen by those who have diligently observed human counsels and events, " that the race is not to the se.8 %3 Ecc. iz. 11. As all human affairs are liable to accidents and disasters, a firm persuasion, and serious...
Full view - About this book

A biographical memoir of the public and private life of the ... princess ...

J. Coote - 1817
...means, that his banished be not expelled from him. f Printed.) Hendon. Rev. Williams. Eccles. ix. 11. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeueth to them all. Islington. St. Mary. Rev. Jerome Alley. Job, xxxiv. 18,19, 20. Is it fit to...
Full view - About this book

A Sermon Delivered at Pomfret, July 18, 1819, at the Funeral of Deacon ...

James Porter - 1819 - 23 pages
...other object of his pursuit. He is entirely dependent upon God for success. The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Ex. 9. il. A man may have a fair prospect of success in an. undertaking, and yet be disappointed, as...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF