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Vanity of vanities; all is vanity

  1. A statement at the beginning of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Old Testament . The pointlessness of human activity is the major theme of the book. The author, however, like Job , insists that God's laws must be kept, whether keeping them results in happiness or sorrow.


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axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

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