Parallel Verses

King James Version

When a few years are come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

New American Standard Bible

“For when a few years are past,
I shall go the way of no return.

Holman Bible

For only a few years will pass
before I go the way of no return.


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International Standard Version

For when only a few years have elapsed, I'll start down a path from which I'll never return."

A Conservative Version

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way where I shall not return.

American Standard Version

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

Amplified


“For when a few years are past,
I shall go the way of no return.

Bible in Basic English

For in a short time I will take the journey from which I will not come back.

Darby Translation

For years few in number shall pass, and I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

Julia Smith Translation

When years of number shall come, and the way I shall go I shall not turn back

King James 2000

When a few years have come, then I shall go the way where I shall not return.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Indeed, [after] {a few years} have come, then I will go [the] way [from which] I will not return.

Modern King James verseion

For the years that are few will come, and I shall go the way from where I shall not return.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

yet the number of my years are come - and I must go the way from whence I shall not turn again.

NET Bible

For the years that lie ahead are few, and then I will go on the way of no return.

New Heart English Bible

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way from whence I shall not return.

The Emphasized Bible

When, a few years, come, then, by a path by which I shall not return, shall I depart.

Webster

When a few years are come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return.

World English Bible

For when a few years are come, I shall go the way of no return.

Youngs Literal Translation

When a few years do come, Then a path I return not do I go.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When a few
מספּר 
Micpar 
Usage: 132

שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

אתא אתה 
'athah 
Usage: 21

then I shall go
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

the way
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

Context Readings

Everything Was Going Well

21 O that one might plead for a man with God, as a man pleadeth for his neighbour! 22 When a few years are come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return.



Cross References

Job 14:10

But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?

Job 7:9-10

As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

Job 14:5

Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with thee, thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;

Job 14:14

If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Also when they shall be afraid of that which is high, and fears shall be in the way, and the almond tree shall flourish, and the grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail: because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets:

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