Ecclesiastes 9:11, 9: 12

by sunil on May 31, 2016



I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.  Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.

Also this I came to see as wisdom under the sun, and it impressed me.…


~ Ecclesiastes 9.11 9.12, New American Bible.


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