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" Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. "
A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ... - Page 453
by Hugh Gaston - 1807 - 506 pages
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The Christian Contemplated in a Course of Lectures: Delivered in Argyle ...

William Jay - 1828 - 382 pages
...senses are declining ; and desire fails : and the days are come wherein you have no pleasure. " Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." Fourthly, Think how little worldly prosperity has distinguished many of the excellent...
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The Contributions of Q. Q. to a Periodical Work: With Some Pieces Not Before ...

Jane Taylor - 1830 - 286 pages
...from any joy, for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit ; and there was no profit under the sun. Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly, as far as light excelleth darkness. ...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated Out of the ...

1831 - 669 pages
...any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 11 Then 1 looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there teas no profit under the sun. 12 And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly : for...
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A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel ..., Volume 1

Charles Lambert Coghlan - 1832
...that are done under the sun, and behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit. Ecclei. i. 13, 14. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. Eccles. ii. II, Therefore I hated life, because the work that is wrought under the sun...
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Sermons, Volume 1

Hobart Caunter - 1832
...the joys of his mortality, came at last to this melancholy conclusion : " Then I looked," says he, "on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." Would not all the felicities of this world become spiritless, if our hopes were confined...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour. 11 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. %12 And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly: for what can the man...
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The Evidence and Authority of Divine Revelation: Being a View of ..., Volume 2

Robert Haldane - 1834
...all rny labour : and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that rny hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun." Thus, the Bible presents a different view of this world from what we find anywhere...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 2

Matthew Prior - 1835
...ver. 5. I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees, ver. 6. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit; and there was no profit under the sun. ver. 11. I gat me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the sons of men,...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1835 - 1108 pages
...any joy: for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1. Then they had not circumcised. 6. For the children of Israel...forty years in the w ilderness, till all the people icas vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. 12. And I turned myself...
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Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford

Edward Denison (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1836 - 314 pages
...rejoiced in all my labour. Then I looked on all the works my hands had wrought, and on the labours I had laboured to do : and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun 6." This is the continual burden of this book this the declaration, with which it...
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