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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Ecclesiastes 2

1:1 Preacher, (e-5) Strictly, 'a former of assemblies;' see for the sense, though not the same expression, ch. 12.11.

Verse 1

2:1 enjoy (d-15) Lit. 'see.' so ver. 24; chs. 3.13; 6.6, &c

Verse 3

2:3 men (b-38) Or 'sons of the Adam ;' often in this book. The Adam is also frequent. see Genesis 1:27 . practising (e-14) Or 'exercising.' all (f-46) Lit. 'the number of.' so chs. 5.18; 6.12.

Verse 8

2:8 men, (b-31) Or 'sons of the Adam ;' often in this book. The Adam is also frequent. see Genesis 1:27 .

Verse 11

2:11 me (g-21) Lit 'that I had laboured,' as vers. 19,20.

Verse 14

2:14 fool (a-11) Kesil , and so generally in this Book, in which Eveel is not used. see Proverbs 1:7 ; Proverbs 18:2 ; Proverbs 26:1 ; Proverbs 28:26 .

Verse 15

2:15 fool (a-12) Kesil , and so generally in this Book, in which Eveel is not used. see Proverbs 1:7 ; Proverbs 18:2 ; Proverbs 26:1 ; Proverbs 28:26 . so (b-25) Or 'more.'

Verse 19

2:19 fool? (c-13) Sakal , 'stupid,' 'infatuated.' so chs. 7.17; 10.3,14; Jeremiah 4:22 ; Jeremiah 5:21 . as 'foolishly,' 1 Samuel 13:13 .

Verse 21

2:21 skill, (d-17) Or 'equity,' 'success,' ch. 4.4, 'profit,' ch. 5.11.

Verse 24

2:24 enjoy (e-21) Lit. 'see,' as ver. 1.

Verse 25

2:25 eager, (f-8) Lit. 'hasten.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Ecclesiastes 2". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/ecclesiastes-2.html. 1857-67.