Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others.

King James Version

For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Holman Bible

For one can see that wise men die; the foolish and the senseless also pass away. Then they leave their wealth to others.

International Standard Version

Indeed, he will see wise people die; the stupid and the senseless will meet their doom and leave their wealth to others.

A Conservative Version

For he shall see it. Wise men die. The fool and the brutish alike perish, and leave their wealth to others.

American Standard Version

For he shall see it. Wise men die; The fool and the brutish alike perish, And leave their wealth to others.

Amplified

For he sees that even wise men die; the [self-confident] fool and the stupid alike perish and leave their wealth to others.

Bible in Basic English

For he sees that wise men come to their end, and foolish persons of low behaviour come to destruction together, letting their wealth go to others.

Darby Translation

For he seeth that wise men die; all alike, the fool and the brutish perish, and they leave their wealth to others.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he sees that all the wise men die, likewise the fool and the ignorant perish and leave their wealth to others.

Julia Smith Translation

For he shall see the wise shall die: together the fool and the stupid one shall perish, and they left their wealth to others.

King James 2000

For he sees that wise men die, likewise the fool and the senseless person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he sees [that] the wise die, together [with the] fool and brute they perish, and leave their wealth to the next [generation].

Modern King James verseion

For he sees wise men die; likewise the fool and the animal-like ones perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he seeth that wise men also die and perish together, as well as the ignorant and foolish, and leave their riches for others.

NET Bible

Surely one sees that even wise people die; fools and spiritually insensitive people all pass away and leave their wealth to others.

New Heart English Bible

For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.

The Emphasized Bible

For it is seen that, the wise, die, Together with the dullard, and the brutish, do they perish, And leave, to others, their wealth:

Webster

For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

World English Bible

For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.

Youngs Literal Translation

For he seeth wise men die, Together the foolish and brutish perish, And have left to others their wealth.

References

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

9 That he should live on eternally, That he should not undergo decay. 10 For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others. 11 Their inner thought is that their houses are forever And their dwelling places to all generations; They have called their lands after their own names.


Cross References

Psalm 39:6

"Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

Psalm 94:8

Pay heed, you senseless among the people; And when will you understand, stupid ones?

Psalm 73:22

Then I was senseless and ignorant; I was like a beast before You.

Proverbs 30:2

Surely I am more stupid than any man, And I do not have the understanding of a man.

Luke 12:20

"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?'

Psalm 17:14

From men with Your hand, O LORD, From men of the world, whose portion is in this life, And whose belly You fill with Your treasure; They are satisfied with children, And leave their abundance to their babes.

Psalm 49:17

For when he dies he will carry nothing away; His glory will not descend after him.

Psalm 92:6-7

A senseless man has no knowledge, Nor does a stupid man understand this:

Proverbs 11:4

Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, But righteousness delivers from death.

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, But he who hates reproof is stupid.

Ecclesiastes 2:16-21

For there is no lasting remembrance of the wise man as with the fool, inasmuch as in the coming days all will be forgotten And how the wise man and the fool alike die!

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to a person who is good in His sight He has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, while to the sinner He has given the task of gathering and collecting so that he may give to one who is good in God's sight This too is vanity and striving after wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-16

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches being hoarded by their owner to his hurt.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For I have taken all this to my heart and explain it that righteous men, wise men, and their deeds are in the hand of God Man does not know whether it will be love or hatred; anything awaits him.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are altogether stupid and foolish In their discipline of delusion--their idol is wood!

Jeremiah 17:11

"As a partridge that hatches eggs which it has not laid, So is he who makes a fortune, but unjustly; In the midst of his days it will forsake him, And in the end he will be a fool."

Romans 5:12-14

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men, because all sinned--

1 Timothy 6:6-10

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

Hebrews 9:27

And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,



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