Addressee of Qohelet
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
The Hebrew name for the book of Ecclesiastes. It is also the name given for the author in Eccl 1:1. For further information, see this article: Ecclesiastes, Book of.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
QOHELETH* Hebrew title for the book of Ecclesiastes, translated “the Preacher” or “the Teacher”; also spelled “Koheleth.” Derived from a word meaning “to call an assembly,” it came to mean “to address an assembly.” The author of the book calls himself Qoheleth in numerous passages. See Ecclesiastes,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Qoheleth (Heb. qōheleṯ) (also KOHELETH)The Hebrew title of the book of Ecclesiastes and the name of the primary speaker in the book. The term is a verbal noun from Heb. qhl (“to assemble”) and thus can be translated as “the one who assembles” or “the one who calls (people) together” (RSV “the Preacher”;
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Qoheleth [kō hĕlˊəth] (Heb. qōheleṯ). The pseudonym assumed by the author of the book of Ecclesiastes (KJV, RSV “the Preacher”). The word is the feminine participle of Heb. qhl “assemble a congregation,” a grammatical form commonly used to designate an office or one who held such an office.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings
QOHELET“Qohelet” is the title of the character to whom the words recorded in Ecclesiastes 1:2–12:8 are attributed, the remainder of the book being the work of an anonymous “frame narrator” (see Frame Narrative). Although Qohelet’s words form the bulk of the book of *Ecclesiastes, it does not necessarily