Linguistic evidence and the dating of qoheleth

At the outset he had a noble ambition for wisdom and discipline, but all he attained to was unreality and perplexity of mind (Ecclesiastes -18). After the preface the speaker introduces himself, and recounts his experiences.Translator Sean Mc Evenue is Professor of Old Testament Emeritus at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.His publications include Interpretation and Bible: Essays on Truth in Literature (1994) and The Narrative Style of the Priestly Writer (1971).Whether Ecclesiastes’ message is dark or light or a balance of the two is not an easy question to answer.But you can easily tell how I want it to come out; that doesn’t make it so.Perhaps it is simply the dialect of the people in the vicinity of the sanctuary that contained the texts; a dialect that never became a language because it never acquired the requisite social and political clout.


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“Descent into the Netherworld/Hell (HB/OT); Despair (ANE, HB/OT); Devil (Introduction); Directions, Cardinal (ANE, HB/OT; Dishan; Dishon; Door, Doors (HB/OT); Dreams and Dream Interpretation (ANE, HB/OT); Elizur, Emim, Ephod.” In 1 (2012) 368-87.


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