Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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 benefit do people get from all the effort which they expend on earth? 4 A generation comes and a generation goes, but the earth remains the same through the ages. 5 The sun rises and the sun sets; it hurries away to a place from which it rises again.



Cross References

Psalm 104:5

He established the earth on its foundations; it will never be upended.

Genesis 5:3-31

When Adam had lived 130 years he fathered a son in his own likeness, according to his image, and he named him Seth.

Genesis 11:20-32

When Reu had lived 32 years, he became the father of Serug.

Genesis 36:9-19

This is the account of Esau, the father of the Edomites, in the hill country of Seir.

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, "All the years of my travels are 130. All the years of my life have been few and painful; the years of my travels are not as long as those of my ancestors."

Exodus 1:6-7

and in time Joseph and his brothers and all that generation died.

Exodus 6:16-27

Now these are the names of the sons of Levi, according to their records: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari. (The length of Levi's life was 137 years.)

Psalm 89:47-48

Take note of my brief lifespan! Why do you make all people so mortal?

Psalm 90:9-10

Yes, throughout all our days we experience your raging fury; the years of our lives pass quickly, like a sigh.

Psalm 102:24-28

I say, "O my God, please do not take me away in the middle of my life! You endure through all generations.

Psalm 119:90-91

You demonstrate your faithfulness to all generations. You established the earth and it stood firm.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For no one knows what is best for a person during his life -- during the few days of his fleeting life -- for they pass away like a shadow. Nor can anyone tell him what the future will hold for him on earth.

Zechariah 1:5

"As for your ancestors, where are they? And did the prophets live forever?

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

2 Peter 3:10-13

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief; when it comes, the heavens will disappear with a horrific noise, and the celestial bodies will melt away in a blaze, and the earth and every deed done on it will be laid bare.

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