Friday, March 30, 2012


1. True or False? In Ecclesiastes, the author describes some of his palatial grounds and household.

Ans. True (Eccl. 2:4-8 ). He detailed some of them in order to show the vanity of great accomplishments.

2. Fill in the blanks: Of the rich man, Ecclesiastes says, "As  he came from his mother's womb,----------
shall he return... And he shall take-------- from his labor which he may carry away in his hand."

Ans. "Naked...nothing"  (Eccl. 5:15 ). Worse yet, he must leave his wealth to an heir who may squander it (2:18, 19 ).

3. TRUE OR FALSE?   The book of Ecclesiastes is written in philosophical prose.

Ans. False. Most of Ecclesiastes is written in proverbial couplets.

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