Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Is there anything of which one might say, "See this, it is new"? Already it has existed for ages Which were before us.

King James Version

Is there any thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us.

Holman Bible

Can one say about anything, "Look, this is new"? It has already existed in the ages before us.

International Standard Version

Does anything exist about which someone might say, "Look at this! Is this new?" It happened ages ago; it existed before we did.

A Conservative Version

Is there a thing of which it may be said, See, this is new? It has been long ago, in the ages which were before us.

American Standard Version

Is there a thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been long ago, in the ages which were before us.

Amplified

Is there a thing of which it may be said, See, this is new? It has already been, in the vast ages of time [recorded or unrecorded] which were before us.

Bible in Basic English

Is there anything of which men say, See, this is new? It has been in the old time which was before us.

Darby Translation

Is there a thing whereof it may be said, See, this is new? It hath been already in the ages which were before us.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Is there any thing of which it may be said, See, this is new? it has been already of old time which was before us.

Julia Smith Translation

Is there a word will be said, See, this is new? This was already to a long time which was before us.

King James 2000

Is there any thing of which it may be said, See, this is new? it has been already of old time, which was before us.

Lexham Expanded Bible

There is a thing [of] which it is said, "Look at this! This is new!" [But] it already existed in ages past before us.

Modern King James verseion

Is there a thing of which it may be said, See, this is new? It has already been in days of old, which were before us.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Is there anything, whereof it may be said, "Lo, this is new?" For it was long ago in the times that have been before us.

NET Bible

Is there anything about which someone can say, "Look at this! It is new!"? It was already done long ago, before our time.

New Heart English Bible

Is there a thing of which it may be said, "Behold, this is new?" It has been long ago, in the ages which were before us.

The Emphasized Bible

Is there a thing, of which it can be said, See here, it is, new? Already, hath it been, for ages, it is something which was before us.

Webster

Is there any thing of which it may be said, See, this is new? it hath been already of old time, which was before us.

World English Bible

Is there a thing of which it may be said, "Behold, this is new?" It has been long ago, in the ages which were before us.

Youngs Literal Translation

There is a thing of which one saith: 'See this, it is new!' already it hath been in the ages that were before us!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is there
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

See
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

this is new
חדשׁ 
Chadash 
Usage: 53

כּבר 
K@bar 
Usage: 9

of old time
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

All Toil Is Profitless And Repetitious

9 That which has been is that which will be, And that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing new under the sun. 10 Is there anything of which one might say, "See this, it is new"? Already it has existed for ages Which were before us. 11 There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance Among those who will come later still.



Cross References

Matthew 5:12

"Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 23:30-32

and say, 'If we had been living in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partners with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.'

Luke 17:26-30

"And just as it happened in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:

Acts 7:51

"You men who are stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart and ears are always resisting the Holy Spirit; you are doing just as your fathers did.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-16

For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews,

2 Timothy 3:8

Just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses, so these men also oppose the truth, men of depraved mind, rejected in regard to the faith.

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