Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

For there is no one who knoweth what shall be, for, when it shall be, who will tell him?

New American Standard Bible

If no one knows what will happen, who can tell him when it will happen?

King James Version

For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

Holman Bible

Yet no one knows what will happen because who can tell him what will happen?

International Standard Version

For he has absolutely no knowledge what will happen, since who can declare to him when it will come about?

A Conservative Version

For he knows not that which shall be, for who can tell him how it shall be?

American Standard Version

for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?

Amplified


For no one knows what will happen;
So who can tell him how and when it will happen?

Bible in Basic English

No one is certain what is to be, and who is able to say to him when it will be?

Darby Translation

for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?

Julia Smith Translation

For he will not know what shall be: for as it shall be who shall announce to him?

King James 2000

For he knows not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Surely no one knows what will be, so who can tell anyone what will happen?

Modern King James verseion

For he does not know what shall be; for who can tell him when it shall be?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why? A man knoweth not what is for to come: for who will tell him?

NET Bible

Surely no one knows the future, and no one can tell another person what will happen.

New Heart English Bible

For he doesn't know that which will be; for who can tell him how it will be?

Webster

For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

World English Bible

For he doesn't know that which will be; for who can tell him how it will be?

Youngs Literal Translation

For he knoweth not that which shall be, for when it shall be who declareth to him?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

Verse Info

Context Readings

No One Knows The Future

6 For, to every pursuit, there is a time and a manner, - when, the vexation of man, is great concerning it. 7 For there is no one who knoweth what shall be, for, when it shall be, who will tell him? 8 No man, hath power over the spirit, to retain the spirit, and, none, hath power over the day of death, and there is no furlough in war, - neither shall lawlessness deliver them who are given thereto.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knoweth what is good for a man throughout his life, for the number of the days of his life of vanity, seeing he will make them, like a shadow, - for who can tell a man, what shall be after him, under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For, indeed, man could not know his own time, like fishes which were caught in a cruel net, and like little birds which were caught in a trap, - like them, were ensnared the sons of men, by a time of misfortune, when it fell upon them suddenly.

Proverbs 24:22

For, suddenly, shall arise their calamity; and, the misfortune of their years, who knoweth?

Ecclesiastes 10:14

Yet, a foolish man, multiplieth words, - though no man knoweth that which hath been, and, that which shall be after him, who can tell him?

Proverbs 29:1

He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing.

Ecclesiastes 3:22

So I saw, that there was nothing better than that a man should be glad in his works, for, that, is his portion, - for who can bring him in, to look upon that which shall be after him?

Matthew 24:44

Wherefore, ye also, be getting ready, because, in what hour ye are, not thinking, The Son of Man doth come.

Matthew 24:50

The master of that servant, will have come, on a day when he is not expecting, and in an hour when he is not observing, -

Matthew 25:6-13

And, at midnight, an outcry hath been made - Lo! the bridegroom! Be going forth to meet him!

1 Thessalonians 5:1-3

But, concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, - ye have, no need, that, unto you, anything be written;

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