Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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?

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?

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 every activity there is a right time and procedure, even though man’s troubles are heavy on him. 7 Yet no one knows what will happen because who can tell him what will happen? 8 No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for man in life, in the few days of his futile life that he spends like a shadow? Who can tell man what will happen after him under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 9:12

For man certainly does not know his time: like fish caught in a cruel net or like birds caught in a trap, so people are trapped in an evil time as it suddenly falls on them.

Proverbs 24:22

for destruction from them will come suddenly;
who knows what distress these two can bring?

Ecclesiastes 10:14

Yet the fool multiplies words.
No one knows what will happen,
and who can tell anyone what will happen after him?

Proverbs 29:1

One who becomes stiff-necked,
after many reprimands
will be shattered instantly—
beyond recovery.

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?

Matthew 24:44

This is why you also must be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

Matthew 24:50

that slave’s master will come on a day he does not expect and at an hour he does not know.

Matthew 25:6-13

“In the middle of the night there was a shout: ‘Here’s the groom! Come out to meet him.’

1 Thessalonians 5:1-3

About the times and the seasons: Brothers, you do not need anything to be written to you.

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain