Ecclesiastes

Vanity of vanities all is vanity. Frustration of frustrations all is frustration. The Hebrew text can be translated either way. We are meant to think Solomon was the author but the intrusion of non Hebrew words into the text place it in the Greek period about 245 BCE. The philosophy expressed is also very Greek.
The Hebrew name of this book is Koheleth. The meaning is uncertain but it might be a person such as the master of an academy. In English bibles it is translated as preacher.

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