Parallel Verses

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 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;
foolish and stupid men 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 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.

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.

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

Fausets

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

9 so that he might continue to live forever and not experience death. 10 Surely one sees that even wise people die; fools and spiritually insensitive people all pass away and leave their wealth to others. 11 Their grave becomes their permanent residence, their eternal dwelling place. They name their lands after themselves,


Cross References

Psalm 39:6

Surely people go through life as mere ghosts. Surely they accumulate worthless wealth without knowing who will eventually haul it away."

Psalm 94:8

Take notice of this, you ignorant people! You fools, when will you ever understand?

Psalm 73:22

I was ignorant and lacked insight; I was as senseless as an animal before you.

Proverbs 30:2

Surely I am more brutish than any other human being, and I do not have human understanding;

Luke 12:20

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?'

Psalm 17:14

Lord, use your power to deliver me from these murderers, from the murderers of this world! They enjoy prosperity; you overwhelm them with the riches they desire. They have many children, and leave their wealth to their offspring.

Psalm 49:17

For he will take nothing with him when he dies; his wealth will not follow him down into the grave.

Psalm 92:6-7

The spiritually insensitive do not recognize this; the fool does not understand this.

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth does not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from mortal danger.

Proverbs 12:1

The one who loves discipline loves knowledge, but the one who hates reproof is stupid.

Ecclesiastes 2:16-21

For the wise man, like the fool, will not be remembered for very long, because in the days to come, both will already have been forgotten. Alas, the wise man dies -- just like the fool!

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the one who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner, he gives the task of amassing wealth -- only to give it to the one who pleases God. This task of the wicked is futile -- like chasing the wind!

Ecclesiastes 5:13-16

Here is a misfortune on earth that I have seen: Wealth hoarded by its owner to his own misery.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

So I reflected on all this, attempting to clear it all up. I concluded that the righteous and the wise, as well as their works, are in the hand of God; whether a person will be loved or hated -- no one knows what lies ahead.

Jeremiah 10:8

The people of those nations are both stupid and foolish. Instruction from a wooden idol is worthless!

Jeremiah 17:11

The person who gathers wealth by unjust means is like the partridge that broods over eggs but does not hatch them. Before his life is half over he will lose his ill-gotten gains. At the end of his life it will be clear he was a fool."

Romans 5:12-14

So then, just as sin entered the world through one man and death through sin, and so death spread to all people because all sinned --

1 Timothy 6:6-10

Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit.

Hebrews 9:27

And just as people are appointed to die once, and then to face judgment,

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