Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

I know that whatever God does, it shall be forever. Nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; and God has done it, that men should fear before him.

New American Standard Bible

I know that everything God does will remain forever; there is nothing to add to it and there is nothing to take from it, for God has so worked that men should fear Him.

King James Version

I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

Holman Bible

I know that all God does will last forever; there is no adding to it or taking from it. God works so that people will be in awe of Him.

International Standard Version

I have concluded that everything that God undertakes will last for eternity nothing can be added to it nor taken away from it and that God acts this way so that people will fear him.

A Conservative Version

I know that, whatever God does, it shall be forever. Nothing can be put to it, nor anything taken from it. And God has done it that men should fear before him.

American Standard Version

I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor anything taken from it; and God hath done it, that men should fear before him.

Amplified

I know that whatever God does, it endures forever; nothing can be added to it nor can anything be taken from it, for God does it so that men will fear and worship Him [with awe-filled reverence, knowing that He is God].

Bible in Basic English

I am certain that whatever God does will be for ever. No addition may be made to it, nothing may be taken from it; and God has done it so that man may be in fear before him.

Darby Translation

I know that whatever God doeth, it shall be for ever; there is nothing to be added to it, nor anything to be taken from it; and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

Julia Smith Translation

I knew that all which God will do it shall be forever: to it not to be added, and from it not to be taken away: and God doing they shall be afraid from his face.

King James 2000

I know that, whatsoever God does, it shall be forever: nothing can be added to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God does it, that men should fear before him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I know everything God does endures forever; nothing can be added to it, and nothing can be taken from it, for God so acts that humans might stand in awe before him.

Modern King James verseion

I know that whatever God does, it shall be forever; nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; and God does it so that they fear before Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I considered also that whatsoever God doth, it continueth forever, and that nothing can be put unto it, nor taken from it: And that God doth it to the intent that men should fear him.

NET Bible

I also know that whatever God does will endure forever; nothing can be added to it, and nothing taken away from it. God has made it this way, so that men will fear him.

The Emphasized Bible

I know, that, whatsoever God doeth, the same, shall be age-abiding, unto it, there is nothing to add, and, from it, there is nothing to take away, - and, God, hath done it, that men should stand in awe before him.

Webster

I know that, whatever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be added to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

World English Bible

I know that whatever God does, it shall be forever. Nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; and God has done it, that men should fear before him.

Youngs Literal Translation

I have known that all that God doth is to the age, to it nothing is to be added, and from it nothing is to be withdrawn; and God hath wrought that they do fear before Him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

it shall be for ever
עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

can be put
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

to it, nor any thing taken
גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

from it and God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

Context Readings

No One Understands God's Mysterious Plan

13 Also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labor, is the gift of God. 14 I know that whatever God does, it shall be forever. Nothing can be added to it, nor anything taken from it; and God has done it, that men should fear before him. 15 That which is has been long ago, and that which is to be has been long ago: and God seeks again that which is passed away.



Cross References

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom can be no variation, nor turning shadow.

Psalm 33:11

The counsel of the LORD stands fast forever, the thoughts of his heart to all generations.

Psalm 64:9

All mankind shall be afraid. They shall declare the work of God, and shall wisely ponder what he has done.

Psalm 76:10

Surely the wrath of man praises you. The survivors of your wrath are restrained.

Psalm 119:90-91

Your faithfulness is to all generations. You have established the earth, and it remains.

Proverbs 19:21

There are many plans in a man's heart, but the LORD's counsel will prevail.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Proverbs 30:6

Do not add to his words, lest he reprove you, and you be found a liar.

Ecclesiastes 5:7

For in the multitude of dreams there are vanities, as well as in many words: but you must fear God.

Ecclesiastes 7:18

It is good that you should take hold of this. Yes, also from that do not withdraw your hand; for he who fears God will come forth from them all.

Ecclesiastes 8:12-13

Though a sinner commits crimes a hundred times, and lives long, yet surely I know that it will be better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.

Isaiah 10:12-15

Therefore it will happen that, when the Lord has performed his whole work on Mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the willful proud heart of the king of Assyria, and the insolence of his haughty looks.

Isaiah 46:10

declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

Isaiah 59:18-19

According to their deeds, accordingly he will repay, wrath to his adversaries, recompense to his enemies; to the islands he will repay recompense.

Daniel 4:34-35

"At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven, and my understanding returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and I praised and honored him who lives forever. For his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom from generation to generation.

Daniel 8:8

The male goat became very strong. But when he was strong, the large horn was broken; and instead of it there came up four prominent horns toward the four winds of heaven.

Daniel 11:2-4

And now what I show you is true. Behold, there shall arise three more kings in Persia, and the fourth shall be far richer than all of them; and when he has grown strong through his riches, he shall stir up all against the kingdom of Greece.

John 19:10-11

Pilate therefore said to him, "Are you not speaking to me? Do you not know that I have power to release you, and have power to crucify you?"

John 19:28-37

After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now finished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, "I am thirsty."

Acts 2:23

him, being delivered up by the determined counsel and foreknowledge of God, by the hand of lawless men, crucified and killed;

Acts 4:28

to do whatever your hand and your council foreordained to happen.

Acts 5:39

But if it is of God, you will not be able to overthrow them, and you would be found even to be fighting against God."

Romans 11:36

For from him and by him and in him are all things. To him be the glory for ever. Amen.

Ephesians 3:11

according to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord;

Titus 1:2

in hope of eternal life, which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began;

Revelation 15:4

Who would not fear you, Lord, and glorify your name? For you only are holy. For all the nations will come and worship before you. For your righteous acts have been revealed."

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