Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 this from the old days,
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,

Julia Smith Translation

Thou knewest this from everlasting when man was set 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

Watsons

Context Readings

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

3 I have heard the rebuke of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causes me to answer. 4 Know you not this of old, since man was placed upon the earth, 5 That the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?



Cross References

Genesis 1:28

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.

Genesis 9:1-3

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

Job 8:8-9

For inquire, I pray you, of the former age, and prepare yourself to the findings of their fathers:

Job 15:10

With us are both the gray headed and very aged men, much older than your father.

Job 32:7

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

Psalm 115:16

The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD's: but the earth has he given to the children of men.

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