Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 to 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 any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. 6 Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion forever in any thing that is done under the sun.



Cross References

Job 14:21

His sons come to honor, and he knows it not; and they are brought low, but he perceives it not of them.

Isaiah 26:14

They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise: therefore have you visited and destroyed them, and made all their memory to perish.

Ecclesiastes 2:16

For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool forever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how does the wise man die? as the fool.

Ecclesiastes 8:10

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.

Psalm 6:5

For in death there is no remembrance of you: in the grave who shall give you thanks?

Ecclesiastes 1:11

There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.

Job 7:8-10

The eye of him that has seen me shall see me no more: your eyes are upon me, and I am not.

Job 30:23

For I know that you will bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.

Psalm 88:10-12

Will you show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise you? Selah.

Psalm 109:15

Let them be before the LORD 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

Doubtless you are our father, though Abraham is ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledges us not: you, O LORD, are our father, our redeemer; your name is from everlasting.

Hebrews 9:27

And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:

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