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Collected Sayings
Masters of Assemblies
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Collected Sayings
Collected Sayings [Heb. ba‘alê’asuppôṯ—‘masters of collections’] (Eccl. 12:11); AV “masters of assemblies”; NEB “assembled people.” If the RSV is correct, the phrase refers to a phenomenon common in the ancient Near East, viz., the creating or collecting of wise sayings by classes of scribes under
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ASSEMBLIES, MASTERS OF
ASSEMBLIES, MASTERS OF<a-sem’-bliz>, ( בַּעֲלֵי אֲסֻפּוֹת‎ [bàale ’acuppoth], Ecclesiastes 12:11): the American Revised Version, margin “collectors of sentences,” thus Qimchi, Grotius and others. This has been variously interpreted. Tyler translates “editors of collections.” Klienert renders “protectors
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Assemblies, Masters Of
ASSEMBLIES, a-sem′bliz, MASTERS OF בַּעֲלֵי אֲסֻפּוֹת‎, ba‛ălḗ ăṣuppōth, Eccl 12:11): ARVm “collectors of sentences,” thus ḳimḥi, Grotius and others. This has been variously interpreted. Tyler translates “editors of collections.” Kleinert renders “protectors of the treasure-chambers,” ’ăṣuppōth