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Bible Verse Dictionary

Ecclesiastes 9:11 - Swift

Ecclesiastes 9:11 - I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
I returned H7725 שׁוּב
and saw H7200 רָאָה
under H8478 תַּחַת
the sun H8121 שֶׁמֶשׁ
that H3588 כִּי
the race H4793 מֵרוֹץ
is not H3808 לֹא
to the swift H7031 קַל
nor H3808 לֹא
the battle H4421 מִלְחָמָה
to the strong H1368 גִּבּוֹר
neither H3808 לֹא
yet H1571 גַּם
bread H3899 לֶחֶם
to the wise H2450 חָכָם
nor H3808 לֹא
yet H1571 גַּם
riches H6239 עֹשֶׁר
to men of understanding H995 בִּין
nor H3808 לֹא
yet H1571 גַּם
favour H2580 חֵן
to men of skill H3045 יָדַע
but H3588 כִּי
time H6256 עֵת
and chance H6294 פֶּגַע
happeneth H7136 קָרָה
to them all H3605 כֹּל


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.