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" And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. "
Beulah - Page 300
by Augusta Jane Evans - 1859 - 510 pages
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1828 - 1033 pages
...to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. 18 more. 20 And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men come to cal CHAP. II. I SAID in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth ; therefore enjoy pleasure...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character, Literary, Professional, and ...

Olinthus Gregory - Authors, English - 1828 - 472 pages
...rise, and for the most part only reached Greece from the East) is fully justified in asserting that 'in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.'* ' Life and immortality are brought to light (alone) by the gospel.'f This is a doctrine that cannot...
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The Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - Christian education - 1829 - 635 pages
...heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly, I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Eccles. i. 16 — 18. How infinitely superior are the true ends, the illumination of the mind with...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. Andrew Fuller

John Webster Morris - Baptists - 1830 - 320 pages
...vexation of spirit. 1 gave my heart to know wisdom : 1 perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. Some are pressing me to write more largely on the mediation of Christ ; and others, to review the second...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1830
...heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly : I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." But the delight which the sight of God affords to the soul, brings no bitterness with it. there is...
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Christian Student: Designed to Assist Christians in General in Acquiring ...

Edward Bickersteth - Christian life - 1830 - 362 pages
...heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly, I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Eccles. i. 16—18. How infinitely superior are the true ends, the illumination of the mind with divine...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 8

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1830
...heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly : 1 perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." But the delight which the sight of God affords to the sonl, brings no bitterness with it, there is...
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Select devotional works of Joseph Hall

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1850
...if it have not attained the knowledge of thee ? since, as the preacher hath most wisely observed, " In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow," Eccles. i. 18. O then, set off my heart from affecting that knowledge whose end is sorrow, and fix...
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The Christian Institutes: Or, the Sincere Word of God ; Being a Plain and ...

Francis Gastrell - Bible - 1832 - 300 pages
...the business that is done upon the earth, we shall perceive that this also is vexation of spirit : For in much wisdom is much grief ; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. 2 Neither can a man find out the work that is done under the sun. Because though a man labour to seek...
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Horę homileticę, or Discourses, in the form of ..., Volume 7; Volume 22

Charles Simeon - 1832
...called " wisdom." Yet it must be confessed, that there is much truth in that observation of Solomon, " In much wisdom is much grief : and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow»." For " much study is undoubtedly a weariness to the flesh V and it is often followed by painful disappointment....
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