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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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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 10

1828 - 818 pages
...less fortunate in life. Mr. EDITOR, A wise and inspired teacher tells us, " 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 time ;m<l chance happeneth to all men." Now, Sir, I am conscious to myself, that I am neither swift, nor...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1819 - 932 pages
...for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. 11 if) 5 Ihe wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance...
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The baptist Magazine

1819 - 594 pages
...prospered ! Thus human calculations have been baffled, and it has been proved that'" the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; neither yet bread...the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding;" that " it is not in man that walketh to direct his iteps ;" and that " there are many devices ma man's...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects, Volume 2

Robert Walker, Hugh Blair - 1820 - 514 pages
...man, hath neither a head to contrive, nor hands to execute, shall prosper in all his plans. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Men are too apt " to VOL. u. p sacrifice to their own net, and to burn incense to their own drag."...
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Herodotus, tr., with notes, by W. Beloe, Volume 3

Herodotus - 1821 - 498 pages
...V *9 fortune commands men.] This sentiment is beautifully expressed in Ecclesiastes, ix. 11. " I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is...battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, rior yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth...
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An Attempt to Illustrate the Book of Ecclesiastes

George Holden - 1822 - 316 pages
...power, but they (*. e. the oppressed) had no comforter ;" (ch. iv. 1 ;) that " 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;" (ch. ix. 11 ;) that " the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in...
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A Summary of Christian Faith and Practice Confirmed by References to the ...

E. J. Burrow - 1822 - 548 pages
...33. The lot is east into the lap ; but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord. Ecclcs. ix. II. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread in the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor vet favour to men of skill ; but time and...
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A View of the Present State of the Scilly Islands:: Exhibiting Their Vast ...

George WOODLEY - 1822 - 378 pages
...of much higher claims than are here b 2 -'advanced. " The race," says the Wise Man, " w not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor favour to men of skill." Having been repeatedly solicited, however, as well by several Gentlemen of...
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A view of the present state of the Scilly Islands: exhibiting their vast ...

George Woodley - 1822 - 376 pages
...works of much higher claims than are here advanced. " The race," says the Wise Man, " is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor favour to men of skill." Having been repeatedly solicited, however, as well by several Gentlemen of...
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Nature of the Atonement: A Discourse Delivered Aug. 17, 1823, in the Chapel ...

James Murdock - 1823 - 316 pages
...charity ? it is the gift of God, these are the bounties of his wise and gracious Providence. " I returned and saw under the Sun, that the race is...battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise nor riches to men of understanding, but time and chance happeneth to all ;" ie these events are regulated...
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