Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

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

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.

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 does man gain from all his labor in which he labors under the sun? 4 One generation goes, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever. 5 The sun also rises, and the sun goes down, and hurries to its place where it rises.



Cross References

Psalm 104:5

He laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be moved forever.

Genesis 5:3-31

Adam lived one hundred thirty years, and became the father of a son in his own likeness, after 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

This is the history of the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in the hill country of Seir:

Genesis 47:9

Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."

Exodus 1:6-7

Joseph died, as did 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 years of the life of Levi were one hundred thirty-seven years.

Psalm 89:47-48

Remember how short my time is. For what vanity have you created all the children of men.

Psalm 90:9-10

For all our days have passed away in your wrath. We bring our years to an end as a sigh.

Psalm 102:24-28

I said, "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 is to all generations. You have established the earth, and it remains.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for man in life, all the days of his vain life which he spends 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 as a thief; in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will be dissolved with fervent heat, and the earth and the works that are in it will be disclosed.

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