then the (A)dust will return to the earth as it was, and the [a](B)spirit will return to (C)God who gave it. (D)Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher, “all is vanity!”

Purpose of the Preacher

In addition to being a wise man, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge; and he pondered, searched out and arranged (E)many proverbs.

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  1. Ecclesiastes 12:7 Or breath