Ecclesiastes 7:28

Overview - Ecclesiastes 7
Remedies against vanity are, a good name;
mortification;
patience;
11 wisdom.
23 The difficulty of wisdom.
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Ecclesiastes 7:28  (King James Version)
Which yet my soul seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.
 


yet
Ecclesiastes 7:23 Ecclesiastes 7:24 ; Isaiah 26:9

one
Job 33:23 ; Psalms 12:1

but
Solomon, instead of seeking one rational, virtuous woman, had collected an immense multitude, of various countries and religions, for magnificence and indulgence; among whom, as might have been expected, he had not found one who was thoroughly faithful, upright, and pious. He here uses the language of a penitent, warning others of the errors into which he had been led; and not that of a wasphish satirist, lashing indiscriminately one half of the human species.
1 Kings 11:1-3
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