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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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Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from ...

Jennifer Hecht - 2010 - 576 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; yet no man remembered that same poor man."67 This forgetfulness is built into both the form and the content of Koheleth's speech as he repeats...
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The Preacher Sought to Find Pleasing Words: A Study of the Language ..., Part 2

Antoon Schoors - 1992 - 556 pages
...(RSV)53. However, in vs. 16, on the basis of a little story, this appreciation has been qualified: "The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard". In Qoh 7,21, highly placed citizens are warned "not to give heed to all the words men say, for you...
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The Apocrypha and Pseudephigrapha of the Old Testament: Apocrypha

R. H. Charles - 2004 - 700 pages
...but may include a wider connotation. 22. A poor man speaketh ... no place for him. Cp. Qoh. ix. 16: ' The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' For the expression ' there is no place for him ' cp. iv. 5 ; Pirqe Aboth iv. 6 (ed. Taylor), ' there...
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The Millennial Chronologically Dated Old Testament of Jehovah

Walter Curtis Lichfield - 2005 - 624 pages
...king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 9:15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered...the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. 9:16 Then said 1, Wisdom (is) better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom (is) despised,...
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Better Off Born Dead: The Christian Compliancy Theory

Floyd D. Braggs - 2005 - 240 pages
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 1 5 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered...the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. 15 a Now there was found in it a poor wise woman, 15 b and she by her wisdom delivered the city; 15...
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Revitalizing Words for Hungry Hearts

Gerry Alderink - 2005 - 432 pages
...comes through much activity, and a fool's voice is known by his many words. Eccl. 9:16-17 Then I said: "Wisdom is better than strength. Nevertheless the...man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. Words of the wise, spoken quietly, should be heard rather than the shout of a ruler of fools. Ezek....
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Wilderness: Essays in Honour of Frances Young

Frances Margaret Young, R. S. Sugirtharajah - 2005 - 209 pages
...king came against it and besieged it, building great siegeworks against it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. Yet no one remembered that poor man. But 1 say that wisdom is better than might - though the poor man's wisdom...
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Theological Dictionary of Rabbinic Judaism, Part 3

Jacob Neusner - 2005 - 449 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 body;...
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Cardboard Condo: How the Homeless Survive the Streets

Robert C. Greene - 2005 - 168 pages
...psychiatrist, modern medicine, and above all supportive parents, I survived and am living a normal life. The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. Ecclesiastes 9:16-200 BC Advocate BARBARA L. The following is an interview I had with Barbara L. at...
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The Keys to Fruitfulness

Charles Babers - 2006 - 176 pages
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered...the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. 16 Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and...
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