Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it is better off than he.

King James Version

Moreover he hath not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this hath more rest than the other.

Holman Bible

Though a stillborn child does not see the sun and is not conscious, it has more rest than he.

International Standard Version

Furthermore, though they never saw the sun nor learned anything, they are more content than the other.

A Conservative Version

Moreover it has not seen the sun nor known it, this [one] has rest rather than the other.

American Standard Version

moreover it hath not seen the sun nor known it; this hath rest rather than the other:

Amplified

It has not seen the sun nor had any knowledge; yet it has more rest and is better off than he.

Bible in Basic English

Yes, it saw not the sun, and it had no knowledge; it is better with this than with the other.

Darby Translation

moreover it hath not seen nor known the sun: this hath rest rather than the other.

Julia Smith Translation

Also he saw not the sun, and he knew not rest to this above this.

King James 2000

Moreover he has not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this one has more rest than the other.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He has neither seen nor known the sun, yet he has more rest than him.

Modern King James verseion

Also he has not seen the sun, nor known anything. This one has more rest than the other.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moreover, he seeth not the Sun, and knoweth of no rest neither here nor there:

NET Bible

though it never saw the light of day nor knew anything, yet it has more rest than that man --

New Heart English Bible

Moreover it has not seen the sun nor known it. This has rest rather than the other.

The Emphasized Bible

even the sun, it never saw, nor aught did it know, - more quietness, hath this than the other.

Webster

Moreover he hath not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this hath more rest than the other.

World English Bible

Moreover it has not seen the sun nor known it. This has rest rather than the other.

Youngs Literal Translation

Even the sun he hath not seen nor known, more rest hath this than that.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Moreover he hath not seen
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

זה 
Zeh 
Usage: 1161

נחת 
Nachath 
Usage: 8

זה 
Zeh 
Usage: 1161

Verse Info

Context Readings

Those Who Have Wealth But Do Not Enjoy It Are Pitiful

4 for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity. 5 It never sees the sun and it never knows anything; it is better off than he. 6 Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy good things—do not all go to one place?”


Cross References

Job 3:10-13

Because it did not shut the opening of my mother’s womb,
Or hide trouble from my eyes.

Job 14:1

Man, who is born of woman,
Is short-lived and full of turmoil.

Psalm 58:8

Let them be as a snail which melts away as it goes along,
Like the miscarriages of a woman which never see the sun.

Psalm 90:7-9

For we have been consumed by Your anger
And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.

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