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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Qohelet
Qoheleth (קֺהֶלֶת‎, qoheleth). 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.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Qoheleth
Qoheleth. Hebrew title for the Book of Ecclesiastes, meaning “the preacher.” 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, Book of.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Qoheleth
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
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
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
Koheleth
KOHELETH [koe HEL eth] — the Hebrew title of the author of the Book of Ecclesiastes, translated as “preacher” in many English versions of the Bible (Eccl. 1:1; teacher, NIV). The Hebrew word actually means “speaker before an assembly.” Also see Ecclesiastes, Book of.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Koheleth
KOHELETH (Kō·hĕlʹ ĕth) English transliteration of the Hebrew title of Ecclesiastes (also spelled Qoheleth). Koheleth is a Hebrew word that is translated as preacher (KJV, RSV, NASB), teacher (NIV, NRSV), speaker (REB), or philosopher (TEV) in Eccles. 1:1.
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings
Qohelet
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