Behold, this I have found, saith the preacher, weighing things one by one to find out the answer,
Vanity of vanities, saith the preacher; all is vanity.
And the days that Solomon reigned in Jerusalem over all Israel was forty years.
But Rehoboam reigned over the sons of Israel that dwelt in the cities of Judah.
And thou hast also appointed prophets to preach of thee at Jerusalem, saying, There is a king in Judah! And now these words shall be heard by the king. Come now, therefore, and let us take counsel together.
I have preached righteousness in the great congregation; behold, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to preach good tidings unto those who are cast down; to bind up the wounds of the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those that are bound;
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.