Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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 Moreover he has not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this one has more rest than the other. 6 Yea, though he lives a thousand years twice over, yet he has seen no good: do not all go to one place? 7 All the labor of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.


Cross References

Genesis 5:5

And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.

Genesis 5:23-24

And all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty and five years:

Job 1:21

And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there: the LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

Job 7:7

O remember that my life is a breath: my eye shall no more see good.

Job 30:23

For I know that you will bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.

Psalm 4:6-7

There are many that say, Who will show us any good? LORD, lift up the light of your countenance upon us.

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

Ecclesiastes 3:20

All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Ecclesiastes 6:3

If a man begets a hundred children, and lives many years, so that the days of his years are many, and his soul is not filled with good, and also that he has no burial; I say, that a stillborn birth is better than he.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

Isaiah 65:20

There shall be no more there an infant of days, nor an old man that has not fulfilled his days: for the child shall die a hundred years old; but the sinner being a hundred years old shall be accursed.

Isaiah 65:22

They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and my elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Jeremiah 17:6

For he shall be like the shrub in the desert, and shall not see when good comes; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land which is not inhabited.

Hebrews 9:27

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:

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