Not only was the Teacher wise, but also he imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs.310
The Teacher4 searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true.511
The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails6--given by one Shepherd.
Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body.713
Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God8 and keep his commandments,9 for this is the whole [duty] of man.1014
For God will bring every deed into judgment,11 including every hidden thing,12 whether it is good or evil.