Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied,
Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.

King James Version

Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Holman Bible

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied,
and people’s eyes are never satisfied.

International Standard Version

Sheol and Abaddon are never satiated, and neither are human eyes.

A Conservative Version

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and the eyes of man are never satisfied.

American Standard Version

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; And the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Amplified


Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the underworld) are never satisfied;
Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.

Bible in Basic English

The underworld and Abaddon are never full, and the eyes of man have never enough.

Darby Translation

Sheol and destruction are insatiable; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Julia Smith Translation

Hades and destruction shall not be satisfied; and the eyes of man shall not be satisfied.

King James 2000

Sheol and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Sheol and Abaddon will not be satisfied, and the eyes of a person will not be satisfied [either].

Modern King James verseion

Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as hell and destruction are never full, even so the eyes of men can never be satisfied.

NET Bible

As Death and Destruction are never satisfied, so the eyes of a person are never satisfied.

New Heart English Bible

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; and a man's eyes are never satisfied.

The Emphasized Bible

Hades and destruction, are not satisfied, and, the eyes of a man, are not satisfied.

Webster

Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

World English Bible

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; and a man's eyes are never satisfied.

Youngs Literal Translation

Sheol and destruction are not satisfied, And the eyes of man are not satisfied.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁאל שׁאול 
Sh@'owl 
Usage: 65

H11
אבדּון 
'abaddown 
Usage: 5


Usage: 0

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

so the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

References

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Life

19 As in water face corresponds to face, so the heart of man to man. 20 Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied,
Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.
21 As the fining pot tries the silver and the furnace the gold; so the man is tried by the mouth of whoever praises him.



Cross References

Proverbs 30:15-16

The horseleach has two daughters, which are called, Give, give. There are three things that are never satisfied, yea, four things say not, It is enough:

Ecclesiastes 1:8

All things are full of labour; more than man can express; the eye is not satisfied with seeing nor the ear filled with hearing.

Habakkuk 2:5

Even more than he who is given over to wine, the transposer, the proud man, shall not remain, who enlarges his desire as Sheol and is as death and cannot be satisfied, but gathered unto him all the Gentiles and heaps unto him all the peoples;

Ecclesiastes 6:7

All the labour of man is for his mouth, and with all this the appetite is not filled.

Job 26:6

Sheol is naked before him, and hell has no covering.

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol and hell are before the LORD; how much more then the hearts of men?

Proverbs 23:5

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon riches which are not? For they shall certainly make themselves wings; they shall fly away as an eagle toward heaven.

Ecclesiastes 2:10-11

And whatever my eyes desired I did not keep from them; I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour, and this was my portion of all my labour.

Ecclesiastes 4:8

It is the man who is alone, without a successor, who has neither son nor brother; yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity and sore travail.

Ecclesiastes 5:10-11

He that loves money shall not be satisfied with money; nor he that loves abundance with increase; this is also vanity.

Jeremiah 22:17

But thine eyes and thine heart are not but for thy covetousness and for to shed innocent blood and for oppression and for violence, to do it.

1 John 2:16

For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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