Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Do you know this from of old, From the establishment of man on earth,

King James Version

Knowest thou not this of old, since man was placed upon earth,

Holman Bible

Don't you know that ever since antiquity, from [the time] man was placed on earth,

International Standard Version

"Haven't you known this from ancient times, since mankind was placed on the earth?

A Conservative Version

Know thou this of old time, since man was placed upon earth,

American Standard Version

Knowest thou not this of old time, Since man was placed upon earth,

Amplified

Do you not know from of old, since the time that man was placed on the earth,

Bible in Basic English

Have you knowledge of this from early times, when man was placed on the earth,

Darby Translation

Knowest thou not this, that of old, since man was placed upon earth,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Dost thou not know this that always was, since man was placed upon earth,

Julia Smith Translation

Thou knewest this from everlasting when man was set upon the earth:

King James 2000

Know you not this of old, since man was placed upon the earth,

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Did you know this from of old, since the setting of [the] human being on earth,

Modern King James verseion

Do you know this from days of old, from the setting of man on earth,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Knowest thou not this, namely: that from the beginning - ever since the creation of man upon earth -

NET Bible

"Surely you know that it has been from old, ever since humankind was placed on the earth,

New Heart English Bible

Do you not know this from old time, since man was placed on earth,

The Emphasized Bible

Knowest thou, this - from antiquity, from the placing of man upon earth: -

Webster

Knowest thou not this of old, since man was placed upon earth,

World English Bible

Don't you know this from old time, since man was placed on earth,

Youngs Literal Translation

This hast thou known from antiquity? Since the placing of man on earth?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
thou not this of old
עד 
`ad 
Usage: 48

אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

References

Context Readings

A Wicked Person's Joy Is Short, His Pain Long

3 "I listened to the reproof which insults me, And the spirit of my understanding makes me answer. 4 "Do you know this from of old, From the establishment of man on earth, 5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the godless momentary?



Cross References

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them; and God said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it; and rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over every living thing that moves on the earth."

Genesis 9:1-3

And God blessed Noah and his sons and said to them, "Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.

Job 8:8-9

"Please inquire of past generations, And consider the things searched out by their fathers.

Job 15:10

"Both the gray-haired and the aged are among us, Older than your father.

Job 32:7

"I thought age should speak, And increased years should teach wisdom.

Psalm 115:16

The heavens are the heavens of the LORD, But the earth He has given to the sons of men.

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