The International Critical Commentary (ICC):...

A straightforward, engaging commentary on the Book of Kohelet.

THE INTERNATIONAL CRITICAL COMMENTARY A CRITICAL AND EXEGETICAL COMMENTARY ON THE BOOKS OF ECCLESIASTES BY GEORGE AARON BARTON, Ph. D. PROFESSOR OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE AND SEMITIC LANGUAGES BRYN MAWR COLLEGE, PENNSYLVANIA s k o k i e, i l l i n o i s, u s a Varda Books 5766 / 2005

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): Ecclesiastes


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Front MatterTitle PageCopyrigh PageDedication PagePREFACECONTENTSABBREVIATIONSINTRODUCTION1. NAME OF THE BOOK2. PLACE IN THE HEBREW BIBLE3. CANONICITY4. TEXT1. Hebrew Text2. The Septuagint Version3. The Greek Version of Aquila4. The Version of Theodotian5. The Version of Symmachus6. The Coptic Version7. The Syriac Peshitta8. The Syro-hexaplar Version9. Old Latin Version10. The Latin Vulgate11. The Arabic Version12. The Targum13. Quotations in the Talmud14. Recensions of the Text5. HISTORY OF THE INTERPRETATION6. THE RELATION OF “QOHELETH” TO GREEK THOUGHT1. Supposed Linguistic Influence2. Relation to Greek Thought7. THE INTEGRITY OF ECCLESIASTES8. QOHELETH'S THOUGHT IN OUTLINE9. WAS QOHELETH WRITTEN IN METRICAL FORM?10. LINGUISTIC CHARACTERISTICS OF QOHELETH11. THE RELATION OF ECCLESIASTES TO BEN SIRA12. THE ATTITUDE OF THE BOOK OF WISDOM TO ECCLESIASTES13. DATE AND AUTHORSHIPCOMMENTARY1. The Words of Qoheleth, Son of David, King in Jerusalem2. I said in my heart3. Man's helplessness in comparison with God4. I saw all the opressions5. Guard thy foot6. There is an evil7. Proverbs8. On despotism9. The hopelessness of humanity's end10. Dead flies corrupt the perfumer's ointment11. Cast thy bread on the face of the waters12. Remember now thy creatorINDEXES
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