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What has happened before will happen again. What has been done before will be done again. There is nothing new in the whole world.
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What is it that hath been? the same thing that shall be. What is it that hath been done? the same that shall be done.
Ecclesiastes 3:15 That which hath been made, the same continueth: the things that shall be, have already been: and God restoreth that which is past.
Ecclesiastes 7:10 Say not: What thinkest thou is the cause that former times were better than they are now? for this manner of question is foolish.
2 Peter 2:1 But there were also false prophets among the people, even as there shall be among you lying teachers who shall bring in sects of perdition and deny the Lord who bought them: bringing upon themselves swift destruction.
Isaiah 43:19 Behold I do new things, and now they shall spring forth, verily you shall know them: I will make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.
Jeremiah 31:22 How long wilt thou be dissolute in deliciousness, O wandering daughter? for the Lord hath created a new thing upon the earth: A WOMAN SHALL COMPASS A MAN.
Revelation 21:1,5 I saw a new heaven and a new earth. For the first heaven and the first earth was gone: and the sea is now no more. . . .
ContextEverything is Futile
…8All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing. 9What is it that hath been? the same thing that shall be. What is it that hath been done? the same that shall be done.10Nothing under the sun is new, neither is any man able to say: Behold this is new: for it hath already gone before in the ages that were before us.…
Nothing under the sun is new, neither is any man able to say: Behold this is new: for it hath already gone before in the ages that were before us.
I passed further to behold wisdom, and errors and folly, (What is man, said I that he can follow the King his maker?)
That which hath been made, the same continueth: the things that shall be, have already been: and God restoreth that which is past.
He that shall be, his name is already called: and it is known, that he is a man, and cannot contend in judgment with him that is stronger than himself.
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