Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity, consider: without question, God has made the one as well as the other, so that man cannot discover anything that will come after him.

New American Standard Bible

In the day of prosperity be happy, But in the day of adversity consider-- God has made the one as well as the other So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.

King James Version

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

International Standard Version

When times are good, be joyful; when times are bad, consider this: God made the one as well as the other, so people won't seek anything outside of his best.

A Conservative Version

In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider. Yea, God has made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out anything after him.

American Standard Version

In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider; yea, God hath made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out anything that shall be after him.

Amplified

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider that God has made the one side by side with the other, so that man may not find out anything that shall be after him.

Bible in Basic English

In the day of wealth have joy, but in the day of evil take thought: God has put the one against the other, so that man may not be certain what will be after him.

Darby Translation

In the day of prosperity enjoy good, and in the day of adversity consider: God hath also set the one beside the other, to the end that man should find out nothing of what shall be after him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In the day of good enjoy that which is good, but in the day of adversity open your eyes and learn: God also has made the one (the day of adversity) before the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Julia Smith Translation

In the day of good, be in good; and in the day of evil, see thou: also God made this over against this, to the end that man shall not find anything after him.

King James 2000

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also has set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing that will come after him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the day of prosperity, rejoice! But in the day of adversity, consider! For God made one in place of another so that mortals cannot find out what will happen {in the future}.

Modern King James verseion

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity take note that God also has set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Use well the time of prosperity and remember the time of misfortune: For God maketh one by the other, so that a man can find nothing else.

NET Bible

In times of prosperity be joyful, but in times of adversity consider this: God has made one as well as the other, so that no one can discover what the future holds.

New Heart English Bible

In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider; yes, God has made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out anything after him.

The Emphasized Bible

In the day of prosperity, be joyful, but, in the day of misfortune, consider, - Even the one equally with the other, hath God made, to the end man might find out - after him - nothing.

Webster

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

World English Bible

In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider; yes, God has made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out anything after him.

Youngs Literal Translation

In a day of prosperity be in gladness, And in a day of evil consider. Also this over-against that hath God made, To the intent that man doth not find anything after him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

but in the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

עמּה 
`ummah 
Usage: 32

the other, to the end
דּברה 
Dibrah 
Usage: 5

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

References

Hastings

Context Readings

A Truth For Every Situation

13 Consider the work of God; for who can straighten out what He has made crooked? 14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity, consider: without question, God has made the one as well as the other, so that man cannot discover anything that will come after him. 15 In my futile life I have seen everything: there is a righteous man who perishes in spite of his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who lives long in spite of his evil.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 3:22

I have seen that there is nothing better than for a person to enjoy his activities, because that is his reward. For who can enable him to see what will happen after he dies?

Deuteronomy 28:47

Because you didn't serve the Lord your God with joy and a cheerful heart, even though [you had] an abundance of everything,

Ecclesiastes 3:4

a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance;

Deuteronomy 8:3

He humbled you by letting you go hungry; then He gave you manna to eat, which you and your fathers had not known, so that you might learn that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

1 Kings 8:47

and when they come to their senses in the land where they were deported and repent and petition You in their captors' land: "We have sinned and done wrong; we have been wicked,"

1 Kings 17:17-18

After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness became very severe until no breath remained in him.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he sought the favor of the Lord his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

Job 10:1-2

I am disgusted with my life. I will express my complaint and speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Psalm 30:11-12

You turned my lament into dancing; You removed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,

Psalm 40:3

He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.

Psalm 94:12-13

Lord, happy is the man You discipline and teach from Your law

Psalm 119:71

It was good for me to be afflicted so that I could learn Your statutes.

Ecclesiastes 12:8

"Absolute futility," says the Teacher. "Everything is futile."

Ecclesiastes 12:13

When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this [is for] all humanity.

Isaiah 22:12-14

On that day the Lord God of Hosts called for weeping, for wailing, for shaven heads, and for the wearing of sackcloth.

Isaiah 26:11

Lord, Your hand is lifted up [to take action], but they do not see it. They will see [Your] zeal for [Your] people, and they will be put to shame. The fire for Your adversaries will consume them!

Isaiah 42:25

So He poured out on Jacob His furious anger and the power of war. It surrounded him with fire, but he did not know [it]; it burned him, but he paid no attention.

Jeremiah 23:20

The Lord's anger will not turn back until He has completely fulfilled the purposes of His heart. In time to come you will understand it clearly.

Hosea 2:6-7

Therefore, this is what I will do: I will block her way with thorns; I will enclose her with a wall, so that she cannot find her paths.

Micah 6:9

The voice of the Lord calls out to the city (and it is wise to fear Your name): "Pay attention to the rod and the One who ordained it.

Haggai 1:5-7

Now, the Lord of Hosts says this: "Think carefully about your ways:

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice. For I didn't come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Luke 15:17-18

When he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired hands have more than enough food, and here I am dying of hunger!

John 16:22-23

So you also have sorrow now. But I will see you again. Your hearts will rejoice, and no one will rob you of your joy.

Acts 14:22

strengthening the hearts of the disciples by encouraging them to continue in the faith, and by telling them, "It is necessary to pass through many troubles on our way into the kingdom of God."

James 5:13

Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone cheerful? He should sing praises.

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