Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.

King James Version

One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

Holman Bible

A generation goes and a generation comes,
but the earth remains forever.

International Standard Version

A generation goes, a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

A Conservative Version

One generation goes, and another generation comes, but the earth abides forever.

American Standard Version

One generation goeth, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth for ever.

Amplified

One generation goes and another generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

Bible in Basic English

One generation goes and another comes; but the earth is for ever.

Darby Translation

One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh, but the earth standeth for ever.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

One generation passes away, and another generation comes, but the earth abides for ever.

Julia Smith Translation

A generation went away, and a generation came: and the earth stood forever.

King James 2000

One generation passes away, and another generation comes: but the earth abides forever.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth stands forever.

Modern King James verseion

A generation passes away, and a generation comes; but the earth remains forever.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

One generation passeth away, another cometh, but the earth abideth still.

NET Bible

A generation comes and a generation goes, but the earth remains the same through the ages.

New Heart English Bible

One generation goes, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever.

The Emphasized Bible

Generation, goeth and, generation, cometh, but, the earth, unto times age-abiding, remaineth.

Webster

One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

World English Bible

One generation goes, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever.

Youngs Literal Translation

A generation is going, and a generation is coming, and the earth to the age is standing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּר דּור 
Dowr 
Usage: 167

הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

דּר דּור 
Dowr 
Usage: 167


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

but the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

References

Context Readings

All Toil Is Profitless And Repetitious

3 What advantage does man have in all his work Which he does under the sun? 4 A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever. 5 Also, the sun rises and the sun sets; And hastening to its place it rises there again.



Cross References

Psalm 104:5

He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.

Genesis 5:3-31

When Adam had lived one hundred and thirty years, he became the father of a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.

Genesis 11:20-32

Reu lived thirty-two years, and became the father of Serug;

Genesis 36:9-19

These then are the records of the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in the hill country of Seir.

Genesis 47:9

So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning."

Exodus 1:6-7

Joseph died, and all his brothers and all that generation.

Exodus 6:16-27

These are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations: Gershon and Kohath and Merari; and the length of Levi's life was one hundred and thirty-seven years.

Psalm 89:47-48

Remember what my span of life is; For what vanity You have created all the sons of men!

Psalm 90:9-10

For all our days have declined in Your fury; We have finished our years like a sigh.

Psalm 102:24-28

I say, "O my God, do not take me away in the midst of my days, Your years are throughout all generations.

Psalm 119:90-91

Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?

Zechariah 1:5

"Your fathers, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?

Matthew 24:35

"Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.

2 Peter 3:10-13

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.

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