Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day.

The @biblesummary account peaked at over 30,000 followers, and was featured in the news all over the world.

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Ecc1: Everything is meaningless! There is nothing new under the sun. I applied my heart to know wisdom, but much wisdom brings much sorrow.

tweet 28 May 2012. Ecclesiastes 1. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc2: I built houses, gathered possessions and sought pleasure. It was meaningless! The wise die like the foolish. I despaired of my toil.

tweet 29 May 2012. Ecclesiastes 2. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc3: There is a time for everything: to live, to die, to mourn, to dance. It is the gift of God that man should find pleasure in his work.

tweet 30 May 2012. Ecclesiastes 3. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc4: I saw the tears of the oppressed. Two have a good reward for their toil. I saw everyone follow a new king. This too is meaningless!

tweet 31 May 2012. Ecclesiastes 4. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Ecc5: Do not make rash vows before God. The lover of money never has enough. What is gained by toil? It is good to find enjoyment in life.

tweet 1 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 5. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc6: Here is an evil: to have wealth and honour but not to enjoy them. What do the wise gain over fools? The more words, the less meaning.

tweet 2 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 6. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc7: The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning. Do not be too righteous, or too wicked. Men have gone in search of many schemes.

tweet 3 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 7. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Ecc8: Obey the king's command. Though sinners do evil, it will be well for those who fear God. No one can know what goes on under the sun.

tweet 4 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 8. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

Ecc9: The same fate comes to all. A living dog is better than a dead lion. Enjoy the days of your vain life. Wisdom is better than strength.

tweet 5 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 9. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc10: A little folly spoils wisdom. Whoever digs a pit will fall into it. The lips of a fool consume him. Through laziness the roof leaks.

tweet 6 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 10. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc11: Whoever watches the clouds will never reap. You do not know what will prosper. Enjoy your youth, but know that God will judge you.

tweet 7 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 11. Read this chapter in full. # Comment

Ecc12: Remember your Creator in your youth, before the days of trouble come. Everything is meaningless! Fear God and keep his commandments.

tweet 8 Jun 2012. Ecclesiastes 12. Read this chapter in full. # 1 comment

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