Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And, thereupon, I considered the lawless when buried, when they had entered, their graves , that, from the place of the Holy One, they used to go and boast in the city that they had so done, - even this, was vanity.

New American Standard Bible

So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are soon forgotten in the city where they did thus. This too is futility.

King James Version

And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity.

Holman Bible

In such circumstances, I saw the wicked buried. They came and went from the holy place, and they were praised in the city where they did so. This too is futile.

International Standard Version

So I watched the wicked being entombed. They used to come in and out of the Holy Place, but now they are forgotten in the city, where they used to work. This, too, is pointless.

A Conservative Version

So I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were praised in the city where they had so done. This also is vanity.

American Standard Version

So I saw the wicked buried, and they came to the grave ; and they that had done right went away from the holy place, and were forgotten in the city: this also is vanity.

Amplified

So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out of the holy place [but did not thereby escape their doom], and they are [praised in spite of their evil and] soon forgotten in the city where they did such things. This too is futility (vanity, emptiness).

Bible in Basic English

And then I saw evil men put to rest, taken even from the holy place; and they went about and were praised in the town because of what they had done. This again is to no purpose.

Darby Translation

And I have also seen the wicked buried and going away; and such as had acted rightly went from the holy place, and were forgotten in the city. This also is vanity.

Julia Smith Translation

And so then I saw the unjust buried, and they came and they will go from the holy place, and they will be forgotten in the city where they did thus: also this is vanity.

King James 2000

And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the holy place, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Meanwhile, I saw the wicked being [honorably] buried, but those who came and went from the holy place were forgotten in the city, even though they had done so. This also [is] vanity!

Modern King James verseion

And so I saw the wicked buried, and they came and went from the holy place. And they were forgotten in the city, these things that they had done. This is also vanity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I have oft seen the ungodly brought to their graves, and fallen down from the high and glorious place; insomuch that they were forgotten in the city where they were had in so high and great reputation. This is also a vain thing.

NET Bible

Not only that, but I have seen the wicked approaching and entering the temple, and as they left the holy temple, they boasted in the city that they had done so. This also is an enigma.

New Heart English Bible

So I saw the wicked buried. Indeed they came also from holy place. They went and were praised in the city where they did this. This also is vanity.

Webster

And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity.

World English Bible

So I saw the wicked buried. Indeed they came also from holiness. They went and were forgotten in the city where they did this. This also is vanity.

Youngs Literal Translation

And so I have seen the wicked buried, and they went in, even from the Holy Place they go, and they are forgotten in the city whether they had so done. This also is vanity.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

קבר 
Qabar 
Usage: 133


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and gone
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

from the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

of the holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

in the city
עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

References

Context Readings

The World Marred By Oppression And Injustice

9 All this, had I seen, and tried to apply my heart to every work which was done under the sun, - at such time as one man had power over another man, to his hurt. 10 And, thereupon, I considered the lawless when buried, when they had entered, their graves , that, from the place of the Holy One, they used to go and boast in the city that they had so done, - even this, was vanity. 11 Because sentence against a wicked work is not executed speedily - on this account, the heart of the sons of men is fully set within them, to commit wickedness.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For, the living, knew that they should die, - -but, the dead, knew not, anything, neither had they any longer a reward, because forgotten was their memory.

Proverbs 10:7

The memory of the righteous, yieldeth blessing, but, the name of the lawless, dieth out.

Ecclesiastes 2:16

For there is no remembrance of a wise man, more than of a dullard, unto times age-abiding, - seeing that, already, in the days to come, all hath been forgotten, how then cometh it that the wise man dieth equally with the dullard?

2 Kings 9:34-35

And, when he had entered and eaten and drunk, he said - Look, I pray you, after this accursed woman, and bury her, for the daughter of a king, she is.

Job 21:18

They become as straw before the wind, and as chaff, which the storm stealeth away.

Job 21:32-33

Yet, he, to the graves, is borne, and, over the tomb, one keepeth watch;

Psalm 31:12

I have been forgotten, like one dead - out of mind, I have been as a missing vessel.

Psalm 122:1-5

I was glad, when they were saying unto me, Unto the house of Yahweh, let us go!

Ecclesiastes 1:11

There is, no remembrance, of the thing before, - nor, even of the things after, which shall be, will there be any remembrance, with them who shall come after.

Jeremiah 17:13

Thou hope of Israel Yahweh, All who forsake thee, shall turn pale, - Yea, all who depart from me, in the ground, shall be written, For they have forsaken a fountain of living water, even Yahweh.

Luke 16:22

And it came to pass that the beggar died, and was carried away by the messengers, into the bosom of Abraham. And, the rich man also, died, and was buried.

Acts 6:13

And they set up false witnesses, who said - This man, ceaseth not speaking things against this holy place and the law;

Hebrews 10:38

But, my righteous one, by faith, shall live, and, if he draw back, my soul delighteth not in him.

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