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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 Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments - Page 605
1843 - 1056 pages
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Moral emblems, with aphorisms, adages, and proverbs, of all ages and nations

Jacob Cats, Robert Farlie - History - 1860 - 240 pages
...blessing doth our labour bless. EC c lefi aft es IX. ii. I SAW under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 'T'HE Righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall...
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Passing Thoughts on Religion

Bible - 1860 - 323 pages
...implying, therefore, that they are not better. But Solomon tells us also, that " the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." " Time and chance ;" the hour of death after the accidents of life ! We labour...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: And with the Former ...

1860 - 1324 pages
...the grave, whither thou goest. 11 ЧГ I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the entered into another tent, and carried thence also,...said one to another, We do not well : this day ?'sa happeneth to them all. 12 For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil...
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The Pathfinder, a journal of independent religious reform, conducted by P.W ...

Philip William Perfitt - 1861
...In the ninth chapter, he says : " I returned, and saw, ' under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; ' neither yet...yet ' favour to men of skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also ' knoweth not his time ; as the fishes that are taken in an evil...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

Religion - 1862
...rule that a man may expect success ; for there are very marked exceptions. " The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." You do not wonder that some men should fail ; for they are neither swift, nor...
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An introduction to the Old Testament, critical, historical, and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Davidson - Bible - 1862
...downward to the earth?" (iii. 18-21). " I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time," etc., etc. (ix. 11, 12). " Therefore I went...
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The Supernatural in Relation to the Natural

James McCosh - Supernatural - 1862 - 369 pages
...the greatest, are we made to say — " I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all." While a constant and capricious miraculous interference with the plan of nature...
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An Introduction to the Old Testament: Critical, Historical and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Davidson - Bible - 1862
...downward to the earth ?" (iii. 18-21). " I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time," etc., etc. (ix. 11, 12). " Therefore I went...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863 - 262 pages
...much time has to do with our successes is thus solemnly told by the Preacher: " The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." — Eeclesiastes ix. 11. How truthfully has Dr. Johnson said : " So little...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 648 pages
...is in vain." EUEIP. IM. v. 1421. 11. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. " Even the slow man, with good counsel, hath caught the swift man in the pursuit;...
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