Ecclesiastes 4:15
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New American Standard Bible
I have seen all the living under the sun throng to the side of the second lad who replaces him.

King James Bible
I considered all the living which walk under the sun, with the second child that shall stand up in his stead.

Darby Bible Translation
I saw all the living that walk under the sun, with the child, the second, that should stand up in his stead.

World English Bible
I saw all the living who walk under the sun, that they were with the youth, the other, who succeeded him.

Young's Literal Translation
I have seen all the living, who are walking under the sun, with the second youth who doth stand in his place;

Ecclesiastes 4:15 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

I considered ... - literally, I saw "all the population of the young man's kingdom."

The second child - This second youth is generally understood to be identical with the one mentioned in Ecclesiastes 4:13.

Ecclesiastes 4:15 Parallel Commentaries

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And for Your Fearlessness against them Hold this Sure Sign -- Whenever There Is...
43. And for your fearlessness against them hold this sure sign--whenever there is any apparition, be not prostrate with fear, but whatsoever it be, first boldly ask, Who art thou? And from whence comest thou? And if it should be a vision of holy ones they will assure you, and change your fear into joy. But if the vision should be from the devil, immediately it becomes feeble, beholding your firm purpose of mind. For merely to ask, Who art thou [1083] ? and whence comest thou? is a proof of coolness.
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

Scriptures Showing the Sin and Danger of Joining with Wicked and Ungodly Men.
Scriptures Showing The Sin And Danger Of Joining With Wicked And Ungodly Men. When the Lord is punishing such a people against whom he hath a controversy, and a notable controversy, every one that is found shall be thrust through: and every one joined with them shall fall, Isa. xiii. 15. They partake in their judgment, not only because in a common calamity all shares, (as in Ezek. xxi. 3.) but chiefly because joined with and partakers with these whom God is pursuing; even as the strangers that join
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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