The Holy Bible Translated from the Latin Vulgate the Old Testament First Published by the English College at Douay the New Testament at Rheims

The Holy Bible Translated from the Latin Vulgate the Old Testament First Published by the English College at Douay the New Testament at Rheims

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...all things that are done under the sun, and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. 15 The perverse are hard to be corrected, and the number of fools is infinite. 16 I have spoken in my heart, saying: Behold, I am become great, and have gone beyond all in wisdom that were before me in Jerusalem: and my mind hath contemplated many things wisely, and I have learned. 17 And I have given my heart to know prudence, and learning, and errors, and folly; and I have perceived that in these also there was labour and vexation of spirit, 18 Because in much wisdom there is much indignation: and he that addeth knowledge, addeth also labour. 3 Kings 2.-J. CHAP. II. The vtnity of pleasures, riches, and worldly labours. ISAID in my heart: I will go, and abound with delights, and enjoy good things. And I saw that this also was vanity. 2 Laughter I counted error: and to mirth I said: Why art thou vainly deceived? 3 I thought in my heart, to withdraw my flesh from wine, that I might turn my mind to wisdom, and might avoid folly, till I might see what was profitable for the children of men: and what they ought to do under the sun, all the days of their life. 4 I made me great works, I built me houses, and planted vineyards, 5 I made gardens, and orchards, and set them with trees of all kinds, 6 And I made me ponds of water, to water therewith the wood of the young trees, 7 I got me men-servants, and maid-servants, and had a great family: and herds of oxen, and great flocks of sheep, above all that were before me in Jerusalem: 81 heaped together for myself silver and gold, and the wealth of kings and provinces: I made me singing men, and singing women, and the delights of the sons of men, cups and vessels to serve to pour out wine: 9 And I surpassed in riches...show more

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  • Paperback | 878 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 44mm | 1,538g
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  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565983
  • 9781236565983