Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not anything, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

New American Standard Bible

For the living know they will die; but the dead do not know anything, nor have they any longer a reward, for their memory is forgotten.

King James Version

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

Holman Bible

For the living know that they will die, but the dead don’t know anything. There is no longer a reward for them because the memory of them is forgotten.

International Standard Version

At least the living know they will die, but the dead know nothing; they no longer have a reward, since memory about them has been forgotten.

A Conservative Version

For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know not anything, nor have they any more a reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.

Amplified

For the living know that they will die; but the dead know nothing, and they no longer have a reward [here], for the memory of them is forgotten.

Bible in Basic English

The living are conscious that death will come to them, but the dead are not conscious of anything, and they no longer have a reward, because there is no memory of them.

Darby Translation

For the living know that they shall die; but the dead know not anything, neither have they any more a reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.

Julia Smith Translation

For the living know they shall die: and the dead know not any thing, and no more to them a reward; for their remembrance was forgotten.

King James 2000

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything. They no longer have a reward, and even the memory of them is forgotten.

Modern King James verseion

For the living know that they shall die; but the dead do not know anything, nor do they have any more a reward; for their memory is forgotten.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they that be living, know that they shall die: but they that be dead, know nothing, neither deserve they anymore. For their memorial is forgotten,

NET Bible

For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything; they have no further reward -- and even the memory of them disappears.

New Heart English Bible

For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything, neither do they have any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

World English Bible

For the living know that they will die, but the dead don't know anything, neither do they have any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the living know that they die, and the dead know not anything, and there is no more to them a reward, for their remembrance hath been forgotten.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the living
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

but the dead
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

not any thing
מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

שׂכר 
Sakar 
Usage: 28

for the memory
זכר זכר 
Zeker 
Usage: 23

References

Context Readings

Death Deprives Humans Of Everything In Life

4 For to him that is joined with all the living there is hope; for a living dog is better than a dead lion. 5 For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not anything, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. 6 As well their love, as their hatred and their envy, is perished long ago; neither have they any more a portion for ever in anything that is done under the sun.



Cross References

Job 14:21

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; And they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

Isaiah 26:14

They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise: therefore hast thou visited and destroyed them, and made all remembrance of them to perish.

Ecclesiastes 2:16

For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no remembrance for ever; seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. And how doth the wise man die even as the fool!

Ecclesiastes 8:10

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.

Psalm 6:5

For in death there is no remembrance of thee: In Sheol who shall give thee thanks?

Ecclesiastes 1:11

There is no remembrance of the former generations ; neither shall there be any remembrance of the latter generations that are to come, among those that shall come after.

Job 7:8-10

The eye of him that seeth me shall behold me no more; Thine eyes shall be upon me, but I shall not be.

Job 30:23

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

Psalm 88:10-12

Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? Shall they that are decreased arise and praise thee? Selah

Psalm 109:15

Let them be before Jehovah continually, That he may cut off the memory of them from the earth;

Ecclesiastes 7:2

It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.

Isaiah 63:16

For thou art our Father, though Abraham knoweth us not, and Israel doth not acknowledge us: thou, O Jehovah, art our Father; our Redeemer from everlasting is thy name.

Hebrews 9:27

And inasmuch as it is appointed unto men once to die, and after this cometh judgment;

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