Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Even if he lives a thousand years twice over without experiencing the best aren't all of them going to the same place?

New American Standard Bible

Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy good things—do not all go to one place?”

King James Version

Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?

Holman Bible

And if he lives a thousand years twice, but does not experience happiness, do not both go to the same place?

A Conservative Version

Yea, though he lives a thousand years twice told, and yet enjoys no good, do not all go to one place?

American Standard Version

yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, and yet enjoy no good, do not all go to one place?

Amplified

Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice over and yet has seen no good and experienced no enjoyment—do not both go to one place [the grave]?”

Bible in Basic English

And though he goes on living a thousand years twice over and does not see good, are not the two going to the same place?

Darby Translation

Yea, though he live twice a thousand years, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?

Julia Smith Translation

And although he lived a thousand years twice, and he saw not good. Did not all go to one place?

King James 2000

Yea, though he lives a thousand years twice over, yet he has seen no good: do not all go to one place?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Even if a man lives a thousand years twice, if he does not enjoy {prosperity}, {both suffer the same fate}!

Modern King James verseion

Yea, though he live twice a thousand years, yet he has seen no good. Do not all go to one place?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, though he lived two thousand years, yet hath he no good life. Come not all to one place?

NET Bible

if he should live a thousand years twice, yet does not enjoy his prosperity. For both of them die!

New Heart English Bible

Yes, though he live a thousand years twice told, and yet fails to enjoy good, do not all go to one place?

The Emphasized Bible

Even though one hath lived a thousand years twice told, yet, good, hath he not seen, - is it not, unto one place, that, all, are going?

Webster

Yes, though he liveth a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?

World English Bible

Yes, though he live a thousand years twice told, and yet fails to enjoy good, don't all go to one place?

Youngs Literal Translation

And though he had lived a thousand years twice over, yet good he hath not seen; to the same place doth not every one go?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלּוּ 
'illuw 
but if, yea though
Usage: 2

he live
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 504

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

פּעמה פּעם 
Pa`am 
Usage: 118

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

do not all go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

to one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

References

Context Readings

Those Who Have Wealth But Do Not Enjoy It Are Pitiful

5 Furthermore, though they never saw the sun nor learned anything, they are more content than the other. 6 Even if he lives a thousand years twice over without experiencing the best aren't all of them going to the same place? 7 Every person works for his own self-interests, but his desires remain unsatisfied.


Cross References

Genesis 5:5

Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then died.

Genesis 5:23-24

Enoch lived a total of 365 years,

Job 1:21

and exclaimed: "I left my mother's womb naked, and I will return to God naked. The LORD has given, and the LORD has taken. May the name of the LORD be blessed."

Job 7:7

Remember that my life is a breath; my eyes won't go back to seeing good things.

Job 30:23

I know that you're about to kill me, so I'm about to go to the house that's appointed for all the living."

Psalm 4:6-7

Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us.

Psalm 34:12

Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good?

Ecclesiastes 3:20

All of them go to one place: all of them originate from dust, and all of them return to dust.

Ecclesiastes 6:3

A man might father a hundred children, and live for many years, so that the length of his life is long but if his life does not overflow with goodness, and he doesn't receive a proper burial, I maintain that stillborn children are better off than he is,

Ecclesiastes 12:7

then man's dust will go back to the earth, returning to what it was, and the spirit will return to the God who gave it.

Isaiah 65:20

"And there will no longer be in it a young boy who lives only a few days, or an old person who does not live out his days; for one who dies at a hundred years will be thought a mere youth, and one who falls short of a hundred years will be considered accursed.

Isaiah 65:22

They won't build for others to inhabit; they won't plant for others to eat for like the lifetime of a tree, so will the lifetime of my people be, and my chosen ones will long enjoy the work of their hands.

Jeremiah 17:6

He will be like a bush in the desert, and he won't see when good comes. He will dwell in parched places in the wilderness, a land of salt, without inhabitants.

Hebrews 9:27

Indeed, just as people are destined to die once and after that to be judged,

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