Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared?

New American Standard Bible

"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'

King James Version

But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?

Holman Bible

“But God said to him, ‘You fool! This very night your life is demanded of you. And the things you have prepared—whose will they be?’

International Standard Version

But God told him, "You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you. Now who will get the things you've accumulated?'

A Conservative Version

But God said to him, Thou foolish man, they demand thy soul from thee this night, and the things that thou prepared, whose will they be?

American Standard Version

But God said unto him, Thou foolish one, this night is thy soul required of thee; and the things which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?

Amplified

But God said to him, You fool! This very night they [the messengers of God] will demand your soul of you; and all the things that you have prepared, whose will they be?

An Understandable Version

But God said to him, 'You fool! Tonight your life will be taken away from you. And [then] who will get the things you have stored up [for yourself]?'

Anderson New Testament

But God said to him: Senseless man, this night shall your soul be required of you; and who shall have the things which you have provided?

Bible in Basic English

But God said to him, You foolish one, tonight I will take your soul from you, and who then will be the owner of all the things which you have got together?

Common New Testament

But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your soul will be required of you; then whose will those things be which you have prepared?'

Daniel Mace New Testament

but God said to him, thou fool, this night shall thy soul be required of thee: who then shall enjoy what thou hast provided?

Darby Translation

But God said to him, Fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; and whose shall be what thou hast prepared?

Godbey New Testament

But God said to him, Thou fool, this night they are demanding thy soul from thee; and to whom shall those things which thou hast prepared, belong?

Goodspeed New Testament

But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul will be demanded of you. Then who will have all you have prepared?'

John Wesley New Testament

But God said to him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: and whose shall the things be that thou hast provided?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast stored up?

Julia Smith Translation

And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But God said to him, 'Fool! This night your life is demanded from you, and [the things] which you have prepared--whose will they be?'

Modern King James verseion

But God said to him, Fool! This night your soul shall be required of you, then whose shall be those things which you have prepared?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But God said unto him, 'Thou fool, this night will they fetch away thy soul again from thee. Then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?'

Moffatt New Testament

But God said to him, 'Foolish man, this very night your soul is wanted; and who will get all you have prepared?'

Montgomery New Testament

"But God said to him. 'Foolish man! This very night your soul is wanted! And these things you have prepared, whose shall they be?

NET Bible

But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you, but who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'

New Heart English Bible

"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared?whose will they be?'

Noyes New Testament

But God said to him, Fool! this night will thy soul he required of thee; and whose will those things be which thou hast laid up?

Sawyer New Testament

But God said to him, Foolish man, this night they shall require your soul from you; and who then will have the goods which you have provided?

The Emphasized Bible

But God said unto him - Simple one! on this very night, they are asking, thy soul, from thee; The things, then, which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But God said to him, Thou fool! this night shall they demand thy life from thee; and the things which thou hast prepared, whose shall they be?

Twentieth Century New Testament

But God said to the man 'Fool! This very night your life is being demanded; and as for all you have prepared--who will have it?'

Webster

But God said to him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

Weymouth New Testament

"But God said to him, "'Foolish man, this night your life is demanded from you; and these preparations--for whom shall they be?'

Williams New Testament

But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is to be demanded of you. Then who will have all that you have prepared?'

World English Bible

"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared -- whose will they be?'

Worrell New Testament

But God said to him, 'Senseless one! this night they require your soul of you; and the things you prepared, whose shall they be?'

Worsley New Testament

But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night shall thy soul be required of thee; then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

Youngs Literal Translation

And God said to him, Unthinking one! this night thy soul they shall require from thee, and what things thou didst prepare -- to whom shall they be?

Themes

Accountability » Accountability connected with stewardship

Accumulation of wealth » Riches, earthly (select readings)

Alertness » What to be aware of

Business » Cares » Presumption

Business life » Business Cares Result in » Presumption

Care » Business Cares Result in » Presumption

Covetousness » Covetous people

Covetousness » Instances of » The rich fool

death » Spiritual » Of the wicked

death » Miscellaneous subjects » Requiring the soul

Death of the The Wicked » Illustrated

natural Death » Described as » God requiring the soul

Dying » Sought as a relief from trouble death spiritual » Of the wicked

Earthly » Refused for obedience » Uprightness

Fool » Parables of » Of the rich fool

Fools » Characteristics of » Hypocrisy

Fools » Depend upon their wealth

Greed/gluttony » The greedy

Happiness » Of the wicked » Illustrated

Happiness » Of the wicked » Is uncertain

Happiness of the The Wicked » Is uncertain

Immortality » Of the soul

Jesus Christ » Parables of » The rich fool

Man » Sought as a relief from trouble death spiritual » Of the wicked

Man » Possessed of » A soul

Man's » Immortality » Of the soul

Parables » Parables of Christ » Rich fool

Punishment of the The Wicked » Future described as » Often sudden and unexpected

Riches » Folly and danger of trusting to--illustrated

earthly Riches » Examples of evil tendency of » Trust in riches, the folly of

earthly Riches » Gift of God

Self-delusion » Fatal consequences of

Self-delusion » Fatal » consequences of

Self-indulgence » Instances of » The rich fool

Soul » Immortal

Stewardship » Truths to be remembered in relation to » Accountability connected with stewardship

the things that are Transient » Power » Pleasure

earthly Treasures » Riches, earthly (select readings)

Trust in riches » The folly of

Wealth » Accumulation of » Select readings

The wicked » Death of

FALSE » Trusts » Trust in riches, the folly of

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

ἄφρων 
Aphron 
Usage: 9

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

νύξ 
Nux 
Usage: 52

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

ἀπαιτέω 
Apaiteo 
Usage: 0

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Rich Landowner Who Was A Fool

19 And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease, eat, drink, and be merry. 20  But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared? 21 So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.


Cross References

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge sits on eggs, and hatches them not; so he that gets riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.

Psalm 39:6

Surely every man walks in a vain show: surely they are in turmoil in vain: he heaps up riches, and knows not who shall gather them.

Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has gained, when God takes away his soul?

Luke 11:40

You fools, did not he that made that which is outside make that which is within also?

1 Kings 16:9-10

And his servant Zimri, captain of half his chariots, conspired against him, as he was in Tirzah, drinking himself drunk in the house of Arza steward of his house in Tirzah.

Esther 5:11

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things in which the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther 8:1-2

On that day did king Ahasuerus give the house of Haman the Jews' enemy unto Esther the queen. And Mordecai came before the king; for Esther had told what he was unto her.

Job 20:20-23

Surely he shall not feel quietness in his heart, he shall not save of that which he desired.

Job 27:16-17

Though he heap up silver as the dust, and pile up clothing as the clay;

Psalm 49:17-19

For when he dies he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

Psalm 52:5-7

God shall likewise destroy you forever, he shall take you away, and pluck you out of your dwelling place, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 73:19

How are they brought into desolation, as in a moment! they are utterly consumed with terrors.

Psalm 78:30

They were not separated from their desire. But while their food was yet in their mouths,

Proverbs 11:4

Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 28:8

He that by usury and unjust gain increases his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Ecclesiastes 2:18-22

Yea, I hated all my labor in which I had toiled under the sun: because I must leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

Ecclesiastes 5:14-16

But those riches are lost by a bad venture: when he begets a son, there is nothing in his hand.

Daniel 5:1-6

Belshazzar the king made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before the thousand.

Daniel 5:25-30

And this is the writing that was written, MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN.

Nahum 1:10

For while they are entangled together as thorns, and while they are drunk as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.

Matthew 24:48-51

But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;

Luke 16:22-23

And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

1 Thessalonians 5:3

For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction comes upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

1 Timothy 6:7

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

James 4:14

Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.

Exodus 16:9-10

And Moses spoke unto Aaron, Say unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, Come near before the LORD: for he has heard your murmurings.

1 Samuel 25:36-38

And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunk: therefore she told him nothing, little or much, until the morning light.

2 Samuel 13:28-29

Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark you now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Strike Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.

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