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- abbr. Bible Ecclesiastes
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- A prefix of Greek origin, the form of ex- before a consonant, as in ec-lipse, ec-logue, ec-stasy, etc. It is sometimes used in scientific terms as equivalent to ecto- or exo-, as opposed to en-, endo-, or ento-.
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- n. an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
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Today, he confirms that his sources report "explosive news" related to the "Lefebvrists" [sic] - probably the removal or withdrawal of the excommunications of the four Bishops of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Pius X (FSSPX/SSPX), consecrated by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and co-consecrated by Bishop Antonio de Castro Mayer in Ecône, Switzerland, on June 30, 1988.
Home Ec is making a come back, culinary schools are filled to the brim with young adults (and some mid-life career changers) paying $40,000 or more for a culinary degree, women are no longer viewing kitchen skills as the yoke of oppression.
Resuming the sentiment (Ec 7: 19; Pr 21: 22; 24: 5). poor man's wisdom is despised -- not the poor man mentioned in Ec 9: 15; for his wisdom could not have saved the city, had "his words not been heard"; but poor men in general.
But see on  Ec 7: 16; "just" is probably a self-justiciary. wicked ... prolongeth -- See the antidote to the abuse of this statement in Ec 8: 12. 16.
Therefore in Ec 7: 15 it is self-justiciary, not a truly righteous man, that is meant.
Proving that it is not a sensual enjoyment of earthly goods which is meant in Ec 3: 13; 5: 18.
All this -- resuming the "all" in Ec 7: 15; Ec 7: 15-22 is therefore the fruit of his dearly bought experience in the days of his "vanity."
A phrase peculiar to Ecclesiastes, and appropriate to the penitent turning back to commune with his heart on his past life. wickedness of folly -- He is now a step further on the path of penitence than in Ec 1: 17; 2: 12, where "folly" is put without "wickedness" prefixed. reason -- rather, "the right estimation" of things.
Addressed to the "righteous wise," spoken of in Ec 9: 1.
God giveth him not power to eat -- This distinguishes him from the "rich" man in Ec 5: 19.