13 occurrences in 14 translations

'Children' in the Bible

And I applied my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under the heavens: this grievous occupation hath God given to the children of men to weary themselves therewith.

I searched in my heart how to cherish my flesh with wine, while practising my heart with wisdom; and how to lay hold on folly, till I should see what was that good for the children of men which they should do under the heavens all the days of their life.

I acquired male slaves and female slaves, as well as children [born in my] house. I also had livestock, cattle, and flocks more than anyone who [was] before me in Jerusalem.

I gathered me also silver and gold, and the peculiar treasure of kings and of the provinces; I got me men-singers and women-singers, and the delights of the children of men, a wife and concubines.

I said in my heart, It is thus with the children of men, that God may prove them, and that they should see that they themselves are but beasts.

For what befalleth the children of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other, and they have all one breath; and man hath no pre-eminence above the beast: for all is vanity.

Who knoweth the spirit of the children of men? Doth it go upwards? and the spirit of the beasts, doth it go downwards to the earth?

A man who is all alone with no companion, he has no children nor siblings; yet there is no end to all his toil, and he is never satisfied with riches. He laments, "For whom am I toiling and depriving myself of pleasure?" This also is futile and a burdensome task!

If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.

because stillborn children arrive in pointlessness, leave in darkness, and their names are covered in darkness.

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.

This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.

For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds that are taken with the snare, like them are the children of men snared in an evil time, when it falleth suddenly upon them.

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Definition
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בּן 
Ben (Aramaic) 
children , son , young, of the captives
Usage: 11

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

בּת 
Bath 
Usage: 587

זכוּר 
Zakuwr 
Usage: 4

טף 
Taph 
Usage: 42

יליד 
Yaliyd 
Usage: 13

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

עויל 
`aviyl 
Usage: 3

עלל עולל 
`owlel 
Usage: 21

עלל 
`alal 
Usage: 19

שׁכול 
Sh@kowl 
Usage: 3

שׁכּל שׁכּוּל 
Shakkuwl 
Usage: 7

שׁכל 
Shakol 
Usage: 23

ἄτεκνος 
Ateknos 
Usage: 3

τεκνίον 
Teknion 
Usage: 8

τεκνογονέω 
Teknogoneo 
Usage: 1

τεκνοτροφέω 
Teknotropheo 
Usage: 1

υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5



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