'Long' in the Bible
Is there a thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been long ago, in the ages which were before us.
And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly: for what can the man do that cometh after the king? even that which hath been done long ago.
For neither the wise nor the fool will be long remembered, since in days to come everything will be forgotten. The wise man dies the same way as the fool, does he not?
For all day long his work produces pain and frustration, and even at night his mind cannot relax! This also is futile!
I know that there is nothing better for them, than to rejoice, and to do good so long as they live.
That which is was long ago, and that which is to be hath already been; and God bringeth back again that which is past.
Wherefore I praised the dead that have been long dead more than the living that are yet alive;
A man may father a hundred children and live many years. No matter how long he lives, if he is not satisfied by good things and does not even have a proper burial, I say that a stillborn child is better off than he.
Whatever exists was given its name long ago, and who man is, is known. But he is not able to contend with the One stronger than he.
In my futile life I have seen everything: there is a righteous man who perishes in spite of his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in spite of his evil.
Even though a sinner might commit a hundred crimes and still live a long time, yet I know that it will go well with God-fearing people -- for they stand in fear before him.
But it will not be well for the evil-doer; he will not make his days long like a shade, because he has no fear before God.
Furthermore, their love, their hate, and their envy have been long lost. Never again will they have a part in what happens on earth.
Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.
Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.
Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:
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