Thursday, March 29, 2012


1. Question: What was the primary occupation of "the Preacher" who wrote Ecclesiastes?

    Ans. Kings (Eccl. 1:1,12 ) He was "the son of David, king of Jerusalem," king over Israel in Jerusalem," Among David's descendants, only Solomon ruled for any length of time over all of Israel from Jerusalem.

2. Where did the Preacher of Ecclesiastes live?

Ans. Jerusalem (Eccl. 1:1,12; 2:7 ).

3. Multiple choice: What of these is the best synonym for "vanity" from the expressions "vanity of vanities, all is vanity"? (a) Emptiness; (b) snobbery; or (c) egotism.

Ans.  (a) Emptiness (Eccl. 1:2 ).

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