Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

King James 2000

Know you not this of old, since man was placed upon the 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 hear discipline that insults me, and a spirit beyond my understanding answers me. 4 "Did you know this from of old, since the setting of [the] human being on earth, 5 that [the] rejoicing of [the] wicked [is] {short}, and the joy of [the] godless {lasts only a moment}?



Cross References

Genesis 1:28

And 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 the birds of heaven, and over every animal that moves upon 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

"Indeed, please inquire of former generations, and consider {what their ancestors have found},

Job 15:10

Both [the] gray-haired and [the] old [are] among us-- {those older than your father}.

Job 32:7

I thought, 'Let days speak, and let many years teach wisdom.'

Psalm 115:16

The heavens [are] Yahweh's heavens, but the earth he has given to [the] children of humankind.

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