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Bible Commentaries
Ecclesiastes 7

Darby's Synopsis of the New TestamentDarby's Synopsis


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

Verse 1

7:1 ointment, (h-8) Or '[perfumed] oil,' as Proverbs 27:9 ; so ch. 10.1.

Verse 11

7:11 as (a-5) Lit. 'is good with.'

Verse 12

7:12 defence; (b-10) Lit. '[one is] in the shadow of wisdom [as] in the shadow of money.' see Psalms 91:1 .

Verse 14

7:14 good, (c-7) Or 'be in prosperity.'

Verse 15

7:15 by (d-19) by (d-32) Or 'in.'

Verse 17

7:17 foolish. (e-8) As ch. 2.19.

Verse 24

7:24 who (f-10) Or 'That which is far off and very deep, who.'

Verse 25

7:25 reason, (g-18) Or 'thought.' translated 'device' in ch. 9.10. madness; (h-30) Or 'the wickedness of folly, and the foolishness of madness.'

Bibliographical Information
Darby, John. "Commentary on Ecclesiastes 7". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/ecclesiastes-7.html. 1857-67.
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