Introduction to Ecclesiastes

Name: Ecclesiastes

Division: Old Testament

Category: Wisdom

Purpose: To spare future generations the bitterness of learning through their own experience that life is meaningless apart from GOD

Book No in BIBLE: 21

In Old Testament: 21

In Wisdom: 4

No. of Chapters: 12

No. of Verses: 222

Author: Solomon

Date Written: Approx. 935 BC

Place of Writing: Jerusalem

History Covered: NA

Audience: People of Israel

Ecclesiastes Statistics

Based on its weight of 12 Chapters its share among the chapters of the BIBLE, Old Testament and Wisdom. Move your mouse pointer over the bar on the right hand side to get the values.

Total chapters in BIBLE:1189

Total chapters in OT: 929

Total chapters in Wisdom: 243

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Key Verse

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. (12:13)

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