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" I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by... "
THE KEY TO THE EXERCISES FOR THE ILLUSTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE RULES ... - Page 113
by W. JILLARD HORT - 1822
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The Ways of the Tzaddikim: Orchoth Tzaddikim

Benzion Sobel - 1996 - 648 pages
...to the dish." There is grace to the words of these who understand, as a ruby in a setting of gold. 'The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard" (Koheles 9:16). So that if one sees that his words are not heeded, let him go to one whose words are...
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Lift Every Voice: African American Oratory, 1787-1900

Philip Sheldon Foner, Robert J. Branham, Robert Branham - 1998 - 925 pages
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. Now there was found in it, a poor wise man, and he, by his wisdom, delivered the city; and yet no man remembered that same poor man." This is admirable, and to the point. If he be not the...
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Ecclesiastes

1999 - 64 pages
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. "Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered...man. "Then said I, "Wisdom is better than strength: 10 and his words are not heard." "The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him...
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Banking Theory, 1870-1930: The principles and practice of banking

Forrest Capie, Geoffrey Edward Wood - 1999 - 672 pages
...deference paid to even good advice has depended upon the social rank of the party who offered it : " Wisdom is better than strength ; nevertheless the...wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard." * The public, too, had been so long accustomed to private banking, that, seeing the manager paid by a salary,...
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The Navarre Bible: Wisdom Books : the books of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes ...

University of Navarre - 1999 - 560 pages
...king came against it and besieged it, building great siegeworks against it. 15 But there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. Yet no one remembered that poor man. l6 But I say that wisdom is better than might, though the poor man's...
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Theology of the Oral Torah: Revealing the Justice of God

Jacob Neusner - 1999 - 699 pages
...great king against it and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city, and yet no man remembered that poor man' (Qoh. 9:14-15): B. " 'There is a little city': this is the...
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Vanishing Voices: The Extinction of the World's Languages

Daniel Nettle, Suzanne Romaine - 2000 - 256 pages
...often brutal client regimes in the developing world, has a long way to go. Why Something Should Be Done Wisdom is better than strength; Nevertheless the poor...man's wisdom is despised, And his words are not heard. Ecclesiastes 9:14-16 We have seen how the changing face of linguistic diversity in the modern world...
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The Jewish Philosophy Reader

Daniel H. Frank, Oliver Leaman, Charles Harry Manekin - 2000 - 618 pages
...and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it; now there was found in it a man poor and wise, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man.' In this parable, man is described as a little city, for he is the microcosm. The members of his body...
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - 2001 - 300 pages
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered...man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. - 174The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. Wisdom...
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Aggadat Bereshit: Translated from the Hebrew With an Introduction and Notes

Lieve M. Teugels - 2001 - 305 pages
...him and said, 'O my lord (Gen 44: 1 8). Then Joseph could no longer control himself (Gen. 45: 1 ). And he by his wisdom delivered the city. Yet no man remembered that poor man. And is it not enough for us that they did not remember him, but he made him the agent over...
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