519 every man also to whom god hath given riches and

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Unformatted text preview: fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets: 12:6 Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. 12:8 Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity. 12:9 And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs. 12:10 The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth. 12:11 The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd. 12:12 And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh. 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the...
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