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  • PARALLEL HISTORY BIBLE - Ecclesiastes 4:8


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    LXX- Greek Septuagint - Ecclesiastes 4:9

    αγαθοι οι 3588 δυο 1417 υπερ 5228 τον 3588 ενα 1520 οις 3739 εστιν 2076 5748 αυτοις 846 μισθος 3408 αγαθος 18 εν 1722 1520 μοχθω 3449 αυτων 846

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    It is better therefore that two should be together, than one: for they have the advantage of their society:

    King James Bible - Ecclesiastes 4:9

    Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

    World English Bible

    Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their
    labor.

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    Npnf-205 ix.ii.ii.xxiv Pg 9, Npnf-206 v.LXXVI Pg 11

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    Ecclesiastes 4:9

    Early Christian Commentary - (A.D. 100 - A.D. 325)

    Anf-02 vi.iv.ii.xxiii Pg 9.1


    Anf-03 v.iv.iii.iv Pg 19
    See Gen. ii. 18.

    He knew full well what a blessing to him would be the sex of Mary,2756

    2756 Sexum Mariæ. For the Virgin Mary gave birth to Christ, the Saviour of men; and the virgin mother the Church, the spouse of Christ, gives birth to Christians (Rigalt.).

    and also of the Church. The law, however, which you find fault with,2757

    2757 Arguis.

    and wrest into a subject of contention, was imposed on man by Goodness, aiming at his happiness, that he might cleave to God, and so not show himself an abject creature rather than a free one, nor reduce himself to the level of the other animals, his subjects, which were free from God, and exempt from all tedious subjection;2758

    2758 Ex fastidio liberis.

    but might, as the sole human being, boast that he alone was worthy of receiving laws from God; and as a rational being, capable of intelligence and knowledge, be restrained within the bounds of rational liberty, subject to Him who had subjected all things unto him. To secure the observance of this law, Goodness likewise took counsel by help of this sanction: “In the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die.”2759

    2759


    Anf-02 vi.iv.iii Pg 223.1


    Anf-03 v.iv.v.xxiv Pg 41
    Deut. xxiii. 3.

    it will be manifest that the prohibition of intercourse descended to Christ from Him. The form of it which He uses—“He that despiseth you, despiseth me”4453

    4453


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