Parallel Verses

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.

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 anything of which it can be said,
“See this, it is new”?
It has already existed for [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.

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 What was, that shall be; and what was done, that shall be done: and not anything new under the sun. 10 Is there a word will be said, See, this is new? This was already to a long time which was before us. 11 No remembrance to former things; and also to the latter things that shall be; to them shall be no remembrance with them which shall be for the latter state.



Cross References

Matthew 5:12

Rejoice and be transported with joy; for much your reward in the heavens for so they drove out the prophets which before you.

Matthew 23:30-32

And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we had not been their partakers in the blood of the prophets,

Luke 17:26-30

And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be in the days of the Son of man.

Acts 7:51

Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye always resist the Holy Spirit: as your fathers, also you.

1 Thessalonians 2:14-16

For ye, brethren, were imitators of the churches of God being in Judea in Christ Jesus: for ye also suffered the same things by your own race, as they also by the Jews:

2 Timothy 3:8

And as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so also these have withstood the truth: men corrupted in mind, not tried concerning the faith.

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