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Ec·cle·si·as·tes

 (ĭ-klē′zē-ăs′tēz′)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
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[Late Latin Ecclēsiastēs, from Greek Ekklēsiastēs, preacher (translation of Hebrew qōhelet), from ekklēsiastēs, a member of the ecclesia, from ekklēsiā, ecclesia; see ecclesia.]
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Ecclesiastes

(ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstiːz)
n
(Bible) (functioning as singular) a book of the Old Testament, probably written about 250 bc
[via Late Latin, from Greek ekklēsiastēs member of the assembly; see ecclesia]
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Ec•cle•si•as•tes

(ɪˌkli ziˈæs tiz)

n.
a book of the Bible, containing thoughts about life and its meaning.
[< Late Latin < Greek ekklēsiastḗs person addressing an assembly, derivative of ekklēsí(a) ecclesia]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ecclesiastes - an Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life; is traditionally attributed to Solomon but probably was written about 250 BC
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
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Translations
Kazatel
Qoelet
Pridigar

Ecclesiastes

[ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstiːz] N (Bible) the Book of Ecclesiastesel Libro de Eclesiastés
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Ecclesiastes

n(der Prediger) Salomo m
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Ecclesiastes

[ɪˌkliːzɪˈæstiːz] nEcclesiaste m
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