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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. "
The Christian Monitor - Page 17
1806
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Devotions in the Ancient Way of Offices: with psalms, hymns, and prayers ...

John AUSTIN (Roman Catholic Writer.) - 1706 - 612 pages
...live, and after that they go to the Dead. I returned and faw under the Sun, that the Race is not to the Swift, nor the Battle to the Strong, neither yet Bread to the Wife, nor Riches to Men of Underftanding, nor Favour to Men of Skill, but Time and Chance happeneth...
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Sermons on the following subjects viz. 'I. Concerning Christ's not appearing ...

William Clagett - 1720
...allowed the Means to thrive and fucceed well j and yet there is a Time, when the Race is not to the Swift, nor the Battle to the Strong , neither . yet Bread to the Wife^ nor yet Riches TO of lender ft anding, nor yet Favovr to G g 5 4? 4 3~fo n&ural Tendency Vol....
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The Miseries and Great Hardships of the Inferior Clergy in and about London ...

Thomas Stackhouse - Clergy - 1737 - 178 pages
...and Honour, he emulates ; but thdfe that are behind him, he defpifes*: EedeC uc. >jever confidering, that the Race is not always to the Swift, nor the Battle to the Strong, neither yet Bread to the Wife, nor yet Riches to the Men of Underjtanding, nor yet Favour to Men of Skill; but T'ime and Chance...
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Sermons...

Samuel Clarke - 1744
...Caufes. [A Faft Sermon.] ECC^ES. Ix. ii. I returned, and faw under the Sun, that the Race is net to the Swift, nor the Battle to the Strong, neither yet bread to the Wife, nor yet Riches to men of Un" derflanding, nor yet Favour to men of Skill; but Time and Change...
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The Life of Faith: Or, a Treatise of the Holy and Happy Life of Sincere ...

Richard Baxter - Christian life - 1764 - 176 pages
...the World (b).' It obferves an alldifpofing Providence, and infefs ' that the Race i* ' not to the Swift, nor the Battle to the Strong, ' neither yet Bread to the Wife, nor yet Riches t * IVkn of Underftanding (c).' And it fo abiblutely devotes and fubjects the...
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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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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - Congregational churches - 1803 - 436 pages
...The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord. The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong ; neither yet bread to the wise, nor riches to men of understanding, nor favor to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all."...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

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...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. There was a little city, and few men within it: and there came...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...the race is not to the swift, nor the fl battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor ff yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to " men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them " all. For man also knoweth not his time •, as the fishes (f that...
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The Christian Institutes: Or, The Sincere Word of God, Being a Plain and ...

Francis Gastrell - Bible - 1804 - 328 pages
...Dull, 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 Bread to the Wife, nor yet Riches to Men of Underftandlng, nor yet Favour to Men of Skill ; forwlio knoweth not...
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