Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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?

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, children, listen to me, and I will teach you the fear of the LORD. 12 Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good? 13 Then keep your tongue from doing evil and your lips from spreading lies.


Cross References

1 Peter 3:10-12

"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

Deuteronomy 6:2

so that you, your children, and your grandchildren may fear the LORD your God. Keep all his decrees and commandments that I'm giving you every day of your life, so you may live a long time.

Deuteronomy 30:20

Love the LORD your God, obey his voice, and cling to him, because he is your life even your long life so that you may live in the land that the LORD promised to give Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob."

Job 7:7

Remember that my life is a breath; my eyes won't go back to seeing good things.

Psalm 4:6

Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us.

Psalm 21:4

He asked life from you, and you gave it to him a long life for ever and ever.

Psalm 91:16

I will satisfy him with long life; I will show him my deliverance. A Psalm. A song for the Sabbath Day

Ecclesiastes 2:3

I decided to indulge in wine, while still remaining committed to wisdom. I also tried to indulge in foolishness, just enough to determine whether it was good for human beings under heaven given the short time of their lives.

Ecclesiastes 3:13

moreover, every person should eat, drink, and enjoy the benefits of everything that he undertakes, since it is a gift from God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let the conclusion of all of these thoughts be heard: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this is what it means to be human.

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