described with skl “to act foolishly” 1 Sam 26:21b. Also, Qohelet’s royal travesty in Eccl 1:12-2:26 alludes to this notion of Saul as a tragic king who acts foolishly (skl). He is contrasted with his glorious opponent David who succeeds (śkl) in all his endeavours. Keywords 1 Sam 26, tragedy, heroism
Part of 15 Qohelet 15.2.1 Ancient Manuscript Evidence15.2.2 Masoretic Texts and Ancient Texts Close to mt15.2.3 Other Texts...
Part of 15 Qohelet - 15.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts The only complete witness to the Hebrew text of Qohelet from antiquity is the consonantal text of mt-Qoh (15.2.2; for the most important medieval Qohelet manuscripts, see 18.104.22.168). Two ancient fragmentary Qohelet manuscripts were found in the Qumran
Part of 15 Qohelet - 15.2 Ancient Hebrew Texts The only complete Hebrew text of Qohelet is mt-Qoh. It is also the only textual witness to the (proto-)Masoretic text of Qohelet. The two Qumran manuscripts 4QQoha and 4QQohb attest only to small portions of the book and are non-aligned in character
Part of 12 Proverbs - 12.4 Secondary Translations See 11.4.4 Job, Proverbs, Canticles, and Qohelet in Late Syriac Translations [Job > Secondary Translations]....
A Social-Science Perspective
Mark R. Sneed
We explored Qohelet’s contradictory utterances in Ecclesiastes. It was, indeed, an “exploration” in a jungle, where many readers have visited and from which they have returned with a plurality of observations. Most scholars in the past tried to see a coherent Qohelet under the spirit of modernism