[ koh-hel-eth ]
/ koʊˈhɛl ɛθ /
the book of Ecclesiastes.
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Also Ko·hel·et, Ko·hel·es [koh-hel-et, -es]. /koʊˈhɛl ɛt, -ɛs/.
Origin of Koheleth
From the Hebrew word qoheleṭ member of an assembly
Words nearby Koheleth
, kohanga reo
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
How to use Koheleth in a sentence
The Hebrew name of this book is Koheleth, respecting the meaning of which there has been much discussion.
He also supplies Koheleth with a text by the pessimistic exclamation, “For what vanity hast thou created all the children of men”!
There was, as we see in Koheleth, a prevailing tradition that Solomon felt the hollowness of his palatial life.
Koheleth, though his quotations are godless, believes there is a God, and a formidable one.
British Dictionary definitions for Koheleth
Old Testament Ecclesiastes or its author, traditionally believed to be Solomon
Word Origin for Koheleth
from Hebrew qōheleth
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