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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Ecclesiastes 3

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

Verse 1

3:1 purpose (g-12) Lit. 'pleasure,' 'occupation.'

Verse 9

3:9 laboureth? (a-11) Or 'from the labour with which he worries himself.'

Verse 11

3:11 world (b-14) i.e. 'the age;' others 'the infinite,' 'the eternal.' Olam .

Verse 13

3:13 enjoy (c-11) Lit. 'see.'

Verse 15

3:15 past. (d-24) Lit. 'seeketh what is driven away.'

Verse 17

3:17 there (e-19) Many read 'for he has assigned a time.'

Verse 19

3:19 breath; (f-28) 'Breath' and 'spirit' are the same word in Hebrew.

Verse 21

3:21 spirit (f-4) 'Breath' and 'spirit' are the same word in Hebrew. go (g-12) go (g-22) Or 'that goeth.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Ecclesiastes 3". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/ecclesiastes-3.html. 1857-67.