Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Yet remember thy Creator, in the days of thy vigour, - or ever come in, the days of discomfort, and the years arrive, in which thou shalt say - I have, in them, no pleasure;

New American Standard Bible

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no delight in them”;

King James Version

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

Holman Bible

So remember your Creator in the days of your youth:

Before the days of adversity come,
and the years approach when you will say,
“I have no delight in them”;

International Standard Version

So remember your Creator during your youth! Otherwise, troublesome days will come and years will creep up on you when you'll say, "I find no pleasure in them,"

A Conservative Version

Remember also thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, when thou shall say, I have no pleasure in them,

American Standard Version

Remember also thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

Amplified

Remember [thoughtfully] also your Creator in the days of your youth [for you are not your own, but His], before the evil days come or the years draw near when you will say [of physical pleasures], “I have no enjoyment and delight in them”;

Bible in Basic English

Let your mind be turned to your Maker in the days of your strength, while the evil days come not, and the years are far away when you will say, I have no pleasure in them;

Darby Translation

And remember thy Creator in the days of thy youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, of which thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

Julia Smith Translation

And remember him creating thee in the days of thy youth, till even when the days of evil shall not come, and the years draw near in which thou shalt say, Not to me delight in them;

King James 2000

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Remember your Creator in the days of your youth-- before the days of trouble come and the years draw near when you will say, "I find no pleasure in them!"

Modern King James verseion

Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days do not come, nor the years draw near, when you shall say, I have no pleasure in them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Remember thy maker in thy youth, before the days of adversity come, and or the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, "I have no pleasure in them";

NET Bible

So remember your Creator in the days of your youth -- before the difficult days come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them";

New Heart English Bible

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw near, when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them;"

Webster

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;

World English Bible

Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw near, when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them;"

Youngs Literal Translation

Remember also thy Creators in days of thy youth, While that the evil days come not, Nor the years have arrived, that thou sayest, 'I have no pleasure in them.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרא 
Bara' 
Usage: 54

in the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of thy youth
בּחרים בּחוּרות בּחרות 
B@churowth 
Usage: 3

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293


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

not, nor the years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

נגע 
Naga` 
Usage: 150

References

Context Readings

Advice To The Young: Life Is Short And Then You Die

1 Yet remember thy Creator, in the days of thy vigour, - or ever come in, the days of discomfort, and the years arrive, in which thou shalt say - I have, in them, no pleasure; 2 Or ever be darkened - the sun, and the light, and the moon, and the stars, - and the clouds return after a downpour of rain;



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 11:8

But, though, many years, a man live, through them all, let him rejoice; yet let him remember the days of darkness, for many they may be, all that cometh, may be vanity.

2 Samuel 19:35

Eighty years old, am I to-day - could I discern between good and bad? or could thy servant taste what I might eat, and what I might drink? or could I hearken any more to the voice of singing men and singing women? Wherefore, then, should thy servant yet be a burden unto my lord the king?

Lamentations 3:27

Good it is for a man, that he should bear the yoke in his youth.

Genesis 39:2

And it came to pass that Yahweh, was with Joseph, so that he became a prosperous man, - and was in the house of his lord the Egyptian.

Psalm 22:9-10

For, thou, art he that severed me from the womb, he that caused me to trust, upon the breasts of my mother;

Psalm 34:11

Come, ye children! hearken unto me, The reverence of Yahweh, will I teach you.

Psalm 71:17-18

O God, thou hast taught me from my youthful days, And, hitherto, have I been wont to tell of thy wonders;

Proverbs 8:17

I love, them who love me, and, they who diligently seek me, find me:

Ecclesiastes 11:10

Therefore remove thou vexation from thy heart, and put away discomfort from thy flesh, - for, youth and dawn, are vanity!

2 Timothy 3:15

And that, from a babe, those sacred letters, thou hast known which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through the faith which is in Christ Jesus:

Genesis 39:8-9

And he refused and said unto his lord's wife, Lo! my lord, taketh no note with me as to what is in the house, - but, all that pertaineth to him, hath he delivered into my hand:

Genesis 39:23

After nothing, was the chief of the prison looking, of whatever was in his hand, - in that Yahweh, was with him, and whatsoever, he was doing, Yahweh, was causing to prosper.

1 Samuel 1:28

Hence, I also, have loaned him unto Yahweh, all the days that he liveth. He, is lent unto Yahweh. And he bowed down there, unto Yahweh.

1 Samuel 2:18

But, as for Samuel, he was ministering before Yahweh, - a boy girded with an ephod of linen.

1 Samuel 2:26

But, the boy Samuel, went on growing in stature, and in favour, - both with Yahweh, and also with men.

1 Samuel 3:19-21

And Samuel grew, - and, Yahweh, proved to he with him, and let none of all his words fall to the ground.

1 Samuel 16:7

But Yahweh said unto Samuel - Do not regard his countenance, or the height of his stature, for I have rejected him, - for it is not what man looketh to but what God looketh to. For, man, looketh to the outward appearance, but, Yahweh, looketh to the heart.

1 Samuel 16:12-13

So he sent, and brought him in. Now, he, was ruddy, a stripling with handsome eyes, and noble mien. Then said Yahweh - Rise - anoint him, for, this, is, he.

1 Samuel 17:36-37

Thy servant could slay, either a lion or a bear, - and, this uncircumcised Philistine, shall become, as one of them, for he hath reproached the ranks of a Living God.

1 Kings 3:6-12

Then said Solomon - Thou, didst deal, with thy servant David my father, in great lovingkindness, according as he walked before thee, in truth and in righteousness and in uprightness of heart, with thee, - and thou hast kept, for him, this great lovingkindness, that thou hast given unto him a son, to sit upon his throne, as it is this day.

1 Kings 14:13

Then shall all Israel lament for him, and bury him, for, this one, pertaining to Jeroboam, shall reach a burying-place, - because there hath been found in him something good toward Yahweh, God of Israel, in the house of Jeroboam.

1 Kings 18:12

so shall it come to pass, as soon as, I, go from thee, that, the spirit of Yahweh, shall carry thee away - whither I know not, and so, when I go in to tell Ahab, and he cannot find thee, then will he slay me, - and yet, thy servant, hath revered Yahweh, from my youth.

2 Chronicles 34:2-3

And he did that which was right, in the eyes of Yahweh, - and walked in the ways of David his father, and turned not aside, to the right hand or to the left.

Job 30:2

Even the strength of their hands, wherefore was it mine? Upon them, vigour was lost;

Psalm 90:10

The days of our years, have, in them, three score years and ten, And, if, by reason of strength, they have fourscore years, Yet, their boast, is labour and sorrow, For it hath passed quickly, and we have flown away.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up a youth, in the direction of his duty, even when he becometh old, he will not depart from it.

Isaiah 26:8

Surely in the path of thy regulations, O Yahweh, we waited for thee, - Unto thy Name and unto thy Memorial, was there a longing of soul:

Daniel 1:8-9

But Daniel laid it upon his heart, that he would not defile himself with the delicacies of the king, nor with the wine which he drank, - therefore sought he of the ruler of the eunuchs, that he might not defile himself.

Daniel 1:17

And, as for these four youths, God, gave them, knowledge and skill, in all learning and wisdom, - and, Daniel, had discernment, in all visions and dreams.

Hosea 7:9

Foreigners have, eaten up, his strength, and, he, knoweth it not, - even gray hairs, are sprinkled upon him, and, he, knoweth it not.

Luke 1:15

For he shall be great before the Lord, and, wine and strong drink, in nowise may he drink, and, with Holy Spirit, shall he be filled, already, from his mother's womb;

Luke 2:40-52

And, the child, went on growing, and waxing strong, becoming filled with wisdom; and, the favour of God, was upon it.

Luke 18:16

But, Jesus, called them near, saying - Suffer, the children, to be coming unto me, and do not hinder them; for, of such, is the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 6:4

And ye fathers, be not provoking your children to anger, but be nourishing them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord.

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