Parallel Verses

New Heart English Bible

For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, 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.

NET Bible

Surely one sees that even wise people die; fools and spiritually insensitive people all pass away 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 That he should live on forever, that he should not see corruption. 10 For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others. 11 Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.


Cross References

Psalm 39:6

"Surely every man walks like a shadow. Surely they busy themselves in vain. He heaps up, and doesn't know who shall gather.

Psalm 94:8

Consider, you senseless among the people; you fools, when will you be wise?

Psalm 73:22

I was so senseless and ignorant. I was a brute beast before you.

Proverbs 30:2

"Surely I am the most ignorant man, and do not have a man's understanding.

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared?whose will they be?'

Psalm 17:14

from men by your hand, LORD, from men of the world, whose portion is in this life. You fill the belly of your cherished ones. Your sons have plenty, and they store up wealth for their children.

Psalm 49:17

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

Psalm 92:6-7

A senseless man doesn't know, neither does a fool understand this:

Proverbs 11:4

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

Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Ecclesiastes 2:16-21

For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no memory for ever, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. Indeed, the wise man must die just like the fool.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

For to the man who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy; but to the sinner he gives travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chasing after wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:13-16

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.

Ecclesiastes 9:1-2

For all this I laid to my heart, even to explore all this: that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God; whether it is love or hatred, man doesn't know it; all is before them.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are together brutish and foolish: the instruction of idols. it is but a stock.

Jeremiah 17:11

As the partridge that sits on eggs which she has not laid, so is he who gets riches, and not by right; in the midst of his days they shall leave him, and at his end he shall be a fool."

Romans 5:12-14

Therefore, as sin entered into the world through one man, and death through sin; and so death passed to all men, because all sinned.

1 Timothy 6:6-10

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Hebrews 9:27

Inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once, and after this, judgment,

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