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Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes

noun Ec·cle·si·as·tes \i-ˌklē-zē-ˈas-(ˌ)tēz, e-ˌklē-\

Definition of ECCLESIASTES

:  a book of wisdom literature in canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

Origin of ECCLESIASTES

Greek Ekklēsiastēs, literally, preacher (translation of Hebrew qōheleth), from ekklēsiastēs member of an assembly, from ekklēsia
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

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