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" I have seen all the works that are done under the sun ; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. "
Poems - Page 113
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - Religion - 2001 - 300 pages
...hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered. I communed...
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
...hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. . . . For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. (Eccles....
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The Complete Poems

Christina Rossetti - Poetry - 2001 - 1312 pages
...themselves can be a 'crying accusation' (324). 10 Oh vanity my work 'I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit' (Ecc. 1:14). ['Lord, grant me grace to love Thee in my pain'] Entry for 25 June in TF(121). 5 A fading...
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God, Self, and Death: The Shape of Religious Transformation in the Second ...

Shannon Burkes - Religion - 2003 - 287 pages
...man, is believed; God, which hath made him and loves him, is always deferred. / have considered (saith Solomon), all the works that are under the sun, and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit [Ecclesiastes 1:14], but who believes it till Death tells it us? ... It is therefore Death alone that...
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Tradition Alive: On the Church and the Christian Life in Our Time : Readings ...

Michael Plekon - Religion - 2003 - 272 pages
..."position," he is unable to attain to the wisdom of Ecclesiastes, "I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit." He idolizes vanity and thinks his own works divine: "business" obliterates the object and meaning of...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the Bible

Margaret Miner, Hugh Rawson - Reference - 2003 - 305 pages
...there is no new thing under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:8-9. 8 1 have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. Ecclesiastes 1:14. (Ecclesiastes expresses a melancholy and pessimism reminiscent of the Rubaiyat....
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Test of Time: A Novel Approach to the SAT and ACT

Charles Harrington Elster - Juvenile Fiction - 2004 - 420 pages
...Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament: There is no new thing under the sun I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered. Anchor...
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The Fifth Narrative: The Wiser Ascent of Icarus

Benjamin Katz - Literary Collections - 2004 - 352 pages
...there is no new thing under the sun" (Ibid, Chapter 1,9). "I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit That which is crooked cannot be made straight; and that which is wanting cannot be completed" (Ibid,...
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Better Off Born Dead: The Christian Compliancy Theory

Floyd D. Braggs - Religion - 2005 - 240 pages
...God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. 14 1 have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. 15 That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and that which is wanting cannot be numbered. 16...
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The Simplicity of Faith

Paula Martin - Religion - 2005 - 172 pages
...hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit" (Ecclesiastes 1:1314). Do you hear the despair? "I made for myself great works; I built houses; I planted...
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