Parallel Verses

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?

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?"

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 though he lives a thousand years twice over and yet has seen no good and experienced no enjoyment -- "do not all go to one place [the place of the dead]?

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For though the other should live a thousand years twice and has not enjoyed good; both shall surely go to the same 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 Moreover he hath not seen the sun, nor known any thing: this hath more rest than the other. 6 Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place? 7 All the labour 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 thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

Job 7:7

O remember that my life is wind: mine eye shall no more see good.

Job 30:23

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

Psalm 4:6-7

There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? LORD, lift thou up the light of thy countenance upon us.

Psalm 34:12

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth 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 beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely 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 thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die an hundred years old; but the sinner being an 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 mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.

Jeremiah 17:6

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

Hebrews 9:27

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

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