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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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Herodotus

Herodotus, William Beloe - 1831 - 524 pages
...you : 8 Fortune commands men.~\ This sentiment is beautifully expressed in Ecclesiastes, ix. II. " I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is...neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of under. standing, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." I will...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1831 - 930 pages
...for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. 11 1T #O ? 1 K u qܤ M ' ; }3 #*m " smooth...way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy On understaading, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 12 For man...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the ...

1831 - 676 pages
...the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. 12 ir Though a sinner do evil a hundred times, 12 For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that arc caught in the snare; so are the sons and his days be prolonged, yet surely 1 know [of men snared...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832 - 548 pages
...A fool also is full of words : a man cannot tell what shall be. Solomon. I retnrned, and saw nnder the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happencth to them all. Ecctesiattcs . To thee we owe the beauties of the field, And earth's rich produce....
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Evening Exercises for the Closet, for Every Day in the Year, Volumes 1-2

William Jay - 1832 - 704 pages
...every kind of statement " Who knoweth what is good for man in this life ?" ."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." " Man's goings are of the Lord ; how can a man then understand his own way ?" " He performeth the thing...
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Sermons, Originally Composed for a Country Congregation

Cornelius Ives - 1832 - 420 pages
...it is probable that the work of the wicked man will deceive him. " The " race is not always to the swift, nor the battle " to the strong, neither yet...skill; but time and " chance happeneth to them all." (Eccles. ix. 11.) Accordingly, a wicked man will oftentimes be thwarted merely in the common course...
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The posthumous works of John Henry Hobart, with a memoir of his ..., Volume 3

John Henry Hobart (bp. of New York.) - 1832 - 568 pages
...laws by which God governs the world. This is the truth declared by the wise man in the text MI returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches td men of understanding, nor yet .favour to men of skill ; but time and 6hance happeneth to them all."...
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The Posthumous Works of the Late Right Reverend John Henry Hobart ..., Volume 3

John Henry Hobart, William Berrian - 1832 - 522 pages
...debar you from victory. For in the mysterious course of God's providence, " 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 timo and chance happeneth to them all." But, my brethren, there are examples of the uncertain issue...
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The Christian Institutes: Or, the Sincere Word of God ; Being a Plain and ...

Francis Gastrell - 1832 - 330 pages
...dust, and maketh the barren woman to be a joyful mother of children. 5 The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong ; neither yet...men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; for who knoweth not in all these, that the hand of the Lord hath wrought this ? 4 The horse is prepared...
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Hele's Select Offices of Private Devotion: Viz. 1. Office of Daily Devotion ...

Richard Hele - 1832 - 402 pages
...death, without any order; and where the light is as darkness'. The night cometh when no man can work *. Man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that...in an evil net, and as the birds that are caught in a snare, so are the sons of men snared in an evil time when it falleth suddenly upon them *. He said...
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