Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Who is the man who desires life And loves length of days that he may see good?

King James Version

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

Holman Bible

Who is the man who delights in life, loving a long life to enjoy what is good?

International Standard Version

Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good?

A Conservative Version

What man is he who desires life, and loves [many] days, that he may see good?

American Standard Version

What man is he that desireth life, And loveth many days, that he may see good?

Amplified

What man is he who desires life and longs for many days, that he may see good?

Bible in Basic English

What man has a love of life, and a desire that his days may be increased so that he may see good?

Darby Translation

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth days, that he may see good?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lamed Who is the man that desires life and loves many days that he may see good?

Julia Smith Translation

Who the man desiring life, loving days, to see good?

King James 2000

What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who [is] the man who desires life, who loves [many] days in order to see good?

Modern King James verseion

Who is the man that desires life, and loves days, that he may see good?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What man is he that lusteth to live, and would fain see good days?

NET Bible

Do you want to really live? Would you love to live a long, happy life?

New Heart English Bible

Who is someone who desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

The Emphasized Bible

Who is the man that desireth life, Loving days, that he may see good?

Webster

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

World English Bible

Who is someone who desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is the man that is desiring life? Loving days to see good?

References

Context Readings

The Lord Delivers The Righteous

11 Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD. 12 Who is the man who desires life And loves length of days that he may see good? 13 Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking deceit.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:10-12

For, "THE ONE WHO DESIRES LIFE, TO LOVE AND SEE GOOD DAYS, MUST KEEP HIS TONGUE FROM EVIL AND HIS LIPS FROM SPEAKING DECEIT.

Deuteronomy 6:2

so that you and your son and your grandson might fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.

Deuteronomy 30:20

by loving the LORD your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them."

Job 7:7

"Remember that my life is but breath; My eye will not again see good.

Psalm 4:6

Many are saying, "Who will show us any good?" Lift up the light of Your countenance upon us, O LORD!

Psalm 21:4

He asked life of You, You gave it to him, Length of days forever and ever.

Psalm 91:16

"With a long life I will satisfy him And let him see My salvation."

Ecclesiastes 2:3

I explored with my mind how to stimulate my body with wine while my mind was guiding me wisely, and how to take hold of folly, until I could see what good there is for the sons of men to do under heaven the few years of their lives.

Ecclesiastes 3:13

moreover, that every man who eats and drinks sees good in all his labor--it is the gift of God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

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