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Bibil Identifier bibil:155820
Publication Type Journal article
Title (French, Long) Sagesse, folie et bonheur en Qohélet 10,1
Author Lavoie, Jean-Jacques
Journal Théologiques. Revue de la Faculté de théologie de l'Université de Montréal (Volume: 16, Issue: 2)
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language French
Pages 177-196 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Qo 10,1 is a text that doesn’t require textual correction. From the standpoint of structural analysis, Qo 9,18b-10,1a is a critical commentary of Qo 9,18a, whereas Qo 10,1b is opposed to Qo 9,17. The main thought behind this verse can be summarized as follows : Qo 10,1 contextualizes the traditional value of wisdom. More precisely, Qo 9,18b-10,1a evokes the power of the political and military world to destroy happiness, whereas Qo 10,1b underlines that a little folly is more worthy than wisdom and glory. Here, the key word is m‘t, « a little ». It reminds us, not without irony, that neither wisdom nor folly can guarantee happiness and security (cf. Qo 7,16-17).
DOI 10.7202/001721ar
Pericopes Ecclesiastes 10,1
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