A word to the wise

“…of the writing of books there is no end 
and excessive devotion to books is wearying to the body.”
– Ecclesiastes 12:12

I heard this on the radio this morning and it humored me, so I decided to share.


8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Natasha
    Jan 22, 2010 @ 10:52:00

    It’s pretty wearying banging a keyboard. Imagine dipping a quill onto papyrus or carving words onto stone tablets!

    Thanks for sharing.


  2. dayner
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 22:52:52

    It made me chuckle. Wearying to the body–yeah. I had to laugh because of my lack of exercise since I started writing.


  3. darksculptures
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 14:24:42

    I could go on and on about this as I have often contemplated this chapter and verse and studied the Masoretic text and the Septuagint. But I’ll spare you the sermon. :c).

    It does get you thinking through doesn’t it–Especially as a writer!


    • kathanink
      Jan 21, 2010 @ 15:07:32

      No joke! And when I said it humored me, I didn’t think it was “funny” as much as it sort of delighted me that the Bible has something to say about books!

      BTW, I’d like to hear the sermon…


  4. uninvoked
    Jan 21, 2010 @ 12:09:13

    That’s really in the bible? Wow! Need to go look up the rest.


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