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.

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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