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" I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. "
Ezra to Malachi
1815
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Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments

Michael Dirda - Literary Collections - 2003 - 240 pages
...the Bible in church, and I soon discovered Coholeth's appealingly cynical, angst-ridden observations: "I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happener.li to them all." F — First editions. Many are the times when I've wished I'd never so much...
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Jael: Rewards of the Most Blessed

Donald R Downing - Religion - 2004 - 220 pages
...I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.) Run For Your Reward (Ecclesiastes 9:11 - I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all.) I remember one day as I was flying from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Washington, DC, my imagination consumed...
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Comfort In Times Of Grief

Wilfred Kent - Religion - 2004 - 192 pages
...God to a formula that guarantees success. Solomon recognized this to be a fact when he lamented, / returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all (Ecclesiastes 9:11) Conclusion Our knowledge, tightly constructed formulae and good works guarantee...
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Insull: The Rise and Fall of a Billionaire Utility Tycoon

Forrest McDonald - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 400 pages
...recording, or any information storage or reIrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Ecclesiastes 9:11 to Peggie, for...
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Our Affair with El Niņo: How We Transformed an Enchanting Peruvian Current ...

S. George Philander - Nature - 2004 - 275 pages
...1970. Is this a sustainable level? Time will tell. Droughts in Zimbabwe NINETEEN the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. —Ecclesiastes 9:11 Ohris Karsten, Princeton class of '97, carefully watches Bob Olango demonstrate...
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Easy Homeschooling Companion: Exhortation, Encouragement & More Easy Ideas

Lorraine Curry - Education - 2004 - 263 pages
...rely upon your kind forbearance if I fall short. Ecclesiastes 9:11 states that "the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." I've been homeschooled in Rockville all of my life, officially starting first grade at age five. One...
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The Game of the Century: Nebraska vs. Oklahoma in College Football's ...

Michael Corcoran - Sports & Recreation - 2007 - 208 pages
...college game. As did Jimmy Johnson, he later coached the Dallas Cowboys to a Super Bowl title. SIX / returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. — Ecclesiastes 9:11 THERE WAS JUST...
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IT Project Proposals: Writing to Win

Paul Coombs - Technology & Engineering - 2005
...account. That was George Orwell's satirical revision of a verse from Ecclesiastes, the original being: I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Orwell removed the races and battles, replacing them with abstractions and so producing something curiously...
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Better Off Born Dead: The Christian Compliancy Theory

Floyd D. Braggs - Religion - 2005 - 240 pages
...nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. AS THE FISHES THAT ARE TAKEN IN AN EVIL NET 1 ' / wept, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all 12 For man(kind) also knoweth not his (their) time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the...
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The Millennial Chronologically Dated Old Testament of Jehovah

Walter Curtis Lichfield - Religion - 2005 - 624 pages
...for (there is) no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. 9:11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race (is)...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 9:12 For man also knoweth not his...
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