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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. "
Ezra to Malachi - Page 29
1815
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Gotthold's Emblems: Or, Invisible Things Understood by Things that are Made

Christian Scriver - Christian life - 1860 - 332 pages
...only the heathen, but even Christians. The course of things is well described by Solomon : I turned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all.1 On the other hand, they who contemplate...
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The Pathfinder, a journal of independent religious reform ..., Volume 5

Philip William Perfitt - 1861 - 436 pages
...things, the same should be said — that their time is fixed by God. In the ninth chapter, he says : " I returned, and saw, ' under the sun, that the race...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 net, and as the ' birds...
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The Supernatural in Relation to the Natural

James McCosh - Apologetics - 1862 - 460 pages
...after all, be left in poverty. Often when our confidence was the greatest, are we made to say — " I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all." While a constant and capricious miraculous interference with the plan of nature might disturb all the...
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An introduction to the Old Testament, critical, historical, and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Davidson - 1862 - 506 pages
...man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth?" (iii. 18-21). " I returned and saw under the sun that the race is...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time," etc., etc. (ix. 11, 12). " Therefore I went about to cause my heart...
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An Introduction to the Old Testament: Critical, Historical and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Davidson - Bible - 1862 - 508 pages
...that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth ?" (iii. 18-21). " I returned and saw under the sun that the race is...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time," etc., etc. (ix. 11, 12). " Therefore I went about to cause my heart...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

Missions - 1862 - 938 pages
...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...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." You do not wonder that some men should fail ; for they are neither swift, nor strong, nor wise, nor...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 888 pages
...thou goest. " The matters of the dead are nought ; but their labour is in vain." EURIP. Hel. v. 1421. 1 1 . I returned, and saw under the sun, that the...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. " Even the slow man, -with good counsel, hath caught the swift man in the pursuit ; •with the aid...
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The Works of the Right Reverend Joseph Hall: A paraphrase upon the hard ...

Joseph Hall - Theology - 1863 - 630 pages
...thou goest, there is no work to be done, no device to be contrived, no use of knowledge or wisdom. n. "I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all."] — I saw and observed, that here on earth all things do not fall out according to the probability...
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The Testimony of the Heathen to the Truths of Holy Writ: A Commentary on the ...

Thomas Street Millington - Bible - 1863 - 726 pages
...goest. " The matters of the dead are nought; but their labour is in vain." EUEIP. IM. v. 1421. 11. I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. " Even the slow man, with good counsel, hath caught the swift man in the pursuit; with the aid of the...
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The Young Man's Friend and Guide Through Life to Immortality

John Angell James - Conduct of life - 1863 - 358 pages
...There is a passage however which, as it seems to favour an opposite view to this, I will explain. " I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all" The obvious meaning of this verse is, that while there are gome so timid and desponding as to expect...
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