One further warning, my son: the use of books is endless, and much study is wearisome (Eccl 12:12)
Though these words are most probably not from the author their climate is in full accord with the contents of the book. The learned labour is no exception among the labours of man. It is toil, emtpiness and chasing the wind. Unlike earlier wisdom teachers, Ecclesiastes tried to attain to a valid assessment of human life as a whole. What does man gain from all his labour under the sun? Ecclesiastes sought an answer to this question with all available means.
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