Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And I hated all my labor wherein I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

New American Standard Bible

Thus I hated all the fruit of my labor for which I had labored under the sun, for I must leave it to the man who will come after me.

King James Version

Yea, I hated all my labour which I had taken under the sun: because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

Holman Bible

I hated all my work that I labored at under the sun because I must leave it to the man who comes after me.

International Standard Version

Then I despised everything I had worked for on earth, that is, the things that I will leave to the person who will succeed me.

A Conservative Version

And I hated all my labor in which I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it to the man who shall be after me.

Amplified

So I hated all the fruit (gain) of my labor for which I had labored under the sun, because I must leave it to the man who will succeed me.

Bible in Basic English

Hate had I for all my work which I had done, because the man who comes after me will have its fruits.

Darby Translation

And I hated all my labour wherewith I had been toiling under the sun, because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

Julia Smith Translation

And I hated all my labor I laboring under the sun: leaving it to the man who shall come after me.

King James 2000

Yea, I hated all my labor in which I had toiled under the sun: because I must leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So I hated all my toil with which I have toiled under the sun, for I must leave it behind to someone who will be after me.

Modern King James verseion

Yes, I hated all my labor which I had done under the sun; that I must leave it to the man who shall be after me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, I was weary of all my labour, which I had taken under the Sun, because I should be fain to leave them unto another man, that cometh after me.

NET Bible

So I loathed all the fruit of my effort, for which I worked so hard on earth, because I must leave it behind in the hands of my successor.

New Heart English Bible

I hated all my labor in which I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it to the man who comes after me.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore hated, I, all my toil, wherein I was toiling, under the sun, - in that I should leave it for the man who should come after me;

Webster

Yes, I hated all my labor which I had taken under the sun: because I should leave it to the man that shall be after me.

World English Bible

I hated all my labor in which I labored under the sun, because I must leave it to the man who comes after me.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I have hated all my labour that I labour at under the sun, because I leave it to a man who is after me.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Yea, I hated
שׂנא 
Sane' 
Usage: 145

עמל 
`amel 
Usage: 9

under the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

it unto the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

Verse Info

Context Readings

Is There Real Happiness In Life?

17 So I hated life, because the work that is wrought under the sun was grievous unto me; for all is vanity and a striving after wind. 18 And I hated all my labor wherein I labored under the sun, seeing that I must leave it unto the man that shall be after me. 19 And who knoweth whether he will be a wise man or a fool? yet will he have rule over all my labor wherein I have labored, and wherein I have showed myself wise under the sun. This also is vanity.



Cross References

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walketh in a vain show; Surely they are disquieted in vain: He heapeth up riches , and knoweth not who shall gather them.

Psalm 49:10

For he shall see it. Wise men die; The fool and the brutish alike perish, And leave their wealth to others.

1 Kings 11:11-13

Wherefore Jehovah said unto Solomon, Forasmuch as this is done of thee, and thou hast not kept my covenant and my statutes, which I have commanded thee, I will surely rend the kingdom from thee, and will give it to thy servant.

Psalm 17:14

From men by thy hand, O Jehovah, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly thou fillest with thy treasure: They are satisfied with children, And leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 1:3

What profit hath man of all his labor wherein he laboreth under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 1:13

And I applied my heart to seek and to search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under heaven: it is a sore travail that God hath given to the sons of men to be exercised therewith.

Ecclesiastes 2:4-9

I made me great works; I builded me houses; I planted me vineyards;

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the man that pleaseth him God giveth wisdom, and knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that pleaseth God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 4:3

yea, better than them both did I esteem him that hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-14

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun, namely , riches kept by the owner thereof to his hurt:

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Behold, that which I have seen to be good and to be comely is for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor, wherein he laboreth under the sun, all the days of his life which God hath given him: for this is his portion.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of thy life of vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all thy days of vanity: for that is thy portion in life, and in thy labor wherein thou laborest under the sun.

Luke 12:20

But God said unto him, Thou foolish one, this night is thy soul required of thee; and the things which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?

Luke 16:27-28

And he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house;

Acts 20:29-30

I know that after my departing grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the flock;

1 Corinthians 3:10

According to the grace of God which was given unto me, as a wise masterbuilder I laid a foundation; and another buildeth thereon. But let each man take heed how he buildeth thereon.

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