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Ecclesiastes 9:11 ESV

Wisdom Better than Folly

11 1Again I saw that under the sun 2the race is not to the swift, nor 3the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and 4chance 5happen to them all.

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  • a 9:2 - Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew lacks and the evil
  • b 9:10 - Or finds to do with your might, do it