Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For he will not often consider the years of his life, because God keeps him occupied with the gladness of his heart.

King James Version

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

Holman Bible

for he does not often consider the days of his life because God keeps him occupied with the joy of his heart.

International Standard Version

For he will not brood much over the days of his life, since God will keep him occupied with the joys of his heart.

A Conservative Version

For he shall not much remember the days of his life, because God answers [him] in the joy of his heart.

American Standard Version

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

Amplified

For he shall not much remember [seriously] the days of his life, because God [Himself] answers and corresponds to the joy of his heart [the tranquillity of God is mirrored in him].

Bible in Basic English

He will not give much thought to the days of his life; because God lets him be taken up with the joy of his heart.

Darby Translation

For he will not much remember the days of his life, because God answereth him with the joy of his heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

To such a one, God will remove the concerns common to others, for God shall answer him with joy from his heart.

Julia Smith Translation

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; for God humbles him in the gladness of his heart.

King James 2000

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God keeps him busy with the joy of his heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he does not remember the [brief] days of his life, for God keeps his heart preoccupied with enjoyment [of life].

Modern King James verseion

For he shall not much remember the days of his life, because God answers him in the joy of his heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he thinketh not much how long he shall live, forsomuch as God filleth his heart with gladness.

NET Bible

For he does not think much about the fleeting days of his life because God keeps him preoccupied with the joy he derives from his activity.

New Heart English Bible

For he shall not often reflect on the days of his life; because God occupies him with the joy of his heart.

The Emphasized Bible

Though it be not much, let him remember the days of his life, - for, God, beareth witness, by the gladness of his heart.

Webster

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

World English Bible

For he shall not often reflect on the days of his life; because God occupies him with the joy of his heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

For he doth not much remember the days of his life, for God is answering through the joy of his heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For he shall not much
רבה 
Rabah 
Usage: 224

the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of his life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

him in the joy
שׂמחה 
Simchah 
Usage: 93

Context Readings

If You Have Wealth, Enjoy It As God Enables

19 Furthermore, as for every man to whom God has given riches and wealth, He has also empowered him to eat from them and to receive his reward and rejoice in his labor; this is the gift of God. 20 For he will not often consider the years of his life, because God keeps him occupied with the gladness of his heart.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:8-12

"The LORD will command the blessing upon you in your barns and in all that you put your hand to, and He will bless you in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 28:47

"Because you did not serve the LORD your God with joy and a glad heart, for the abundance of all things;

Psalm 4:6-7

Many are saying, "Who will show us any good?" Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

Isaiah 64:5

You meet him who rejoices in doing righteousness, Who remembers You in Your ways Behold, You were angry, for we sinned, We continued in them a long time; And shall we be saved?

Isaiah 65:13-14

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Behold, My servants will eat, but you will be hungry Behold, My servants will drink, but you will be thirsty Behold, My servants will rejoice, but you will be put to shame.

Isaiah 65:21-24

"They will build houses and inhabit them; They will also plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

Romans 5:1

Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 5:5-11

and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

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