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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. "
Selections from the Old Testament[...] - Page 120
by Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...might ; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1851
...contrivance ; the merchant, to his experience ; the strong, to his strength. And yet " the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill.." But the attention of the true Christian is fixed upon the providence of Gad. He surveys the grand scheme...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - 1804
...known in his children. Ecclesiastes. I returned and saw under the sun, that the ra:e is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. There was a little city, and few men within it: and there came a great king against it, and besieged...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: The sermons of Mr. Yorick

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1805
...grant, for the sake of JESWS CHRIST. SERMON VIII. Time and Chance. KCCLE S. IX. ir. / returned, and satv under the sun, that the race is not to the swift,...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yd favor to men of skill ; but time and chance happemth to them all, WHEN a man casts a look upon this...
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The General Assembly's Missionary Magazine: Or Evangelical ..., Volume 2

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly, William Powell Farrand - Presbyterian Church - 1806
...cannot command success, is a maxim confirmed explicitly by scripture. " I returned," says Solomon, " and saw under the sun that the race is not to the...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." " I have planted," says Paul, " Apollos watered, but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that...
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The Christian Monitor, Volume 2

Christian life - 1806
...judge in peace. In worldly pursuits we are expressly apprized, that " the race is not always to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill." But in spiritual concerns, " of a truth God is no respecter of persons. Thus saith the Lord, I said not...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...goest, there is no work to be done, no device to be contrived, no use of knowledge or wisdom. IX. 11 / returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skilt; but time and chance happeneth to them all. I saw and observed, that, here on earth, all things...
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The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D.D ...

Joseph Hall, Josiah Pratt - 1808
...goest, tliere is no work to be done, no device to be contrived, no use of knowledge or wisdom. IX. 1 1 / returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet rfches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but lime and chance happeneth to them...
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A treatise on the conduct of God to the human species, and on the divine ...

James Hare - God - 1809 - 453 pages
..." and maketh the barren woman to be a joyful " mother of children. The race is not always to " the swift, nor the battle to the strong; neither " yet...of " understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; " for who knoweth not in all these that the hand " of the Lord hath wrought this ? The horse is " prepared...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...wisdom and discretion. Our very recreations must not be sensual, but rational and industrious. IV. ^f I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Some consider this verse as the observation of another vanity under the sun, viz. That events and successes...
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