|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.