Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Their grave becomes their permanent residence, their eternal dwelling place. They name their lands after themselves,

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

Holman Bible

Their graves are their eternal homes,
their homes from generation to generation,
though they have named estates after themselves.

International Standard Version

Their inner thoughts are on their homes forever; their dwellings from generation to generation. They even name their lands after themselves.

A Conservative Version

Their inward thought is [that] their houses [are] forever, their dwelling-places to all generations. They call their lands after their own names.

American Standard Version

Their inward thought is, that their houses'shall continue for ever, And their dwelling-places to all generations; They call their lands after their own names.

Amplified


Their inward thought is that their houses will continue forever,
And their dwelling places to all generations;
They have named their lands after their own names [ignoring God].

Bible in Basic English

The place of the dead is their house for ever, and their resting-place through all generations; those who come after them give their names to their lands.

Darby Translation

Their inward thought is, that their houses are for ever,their dwelling-places from generation to generation: they call the lands after their own names.

Julia Smith Translation

The midst of them their houses forever, their dwellings to generation and generation; they called in their names upon their lands.

King James 2000

Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue forever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Within them [they think] their houses [are] forever, their dwelling places from generation to generation. They {name} [their] lands by their [own] names.

Modern King James verseion

Their inward thought is that their houses shall go on forever, and their dwelling-places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And yet they think that their houses shall continue forever, and that their dwelling-places shall endure from one generation to another; and call the lands after their own names.

New Heart English Bible

Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.

The Emphasized Bible

Their, inward thought, is that their houses are for times age-biding, Their habitations, for generation after generation, - They give their own names unto lands!

Webster

Their inward thought is, that their houses shall continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations; they call their lands after their own names.

World English Bible

Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

Their heart is: Their houses are to the age, Their tabernacles to all generations. They proclaimed their names over the lands.

References

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

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, 12 but, despite their wealth, people do not last, they are like animals that perish.


Cross References

Genesis 4:17

Cain had marital relations with his wife, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Enoch. Cain was building a city, and he named the city after his son Enoch.

Psalm 64:6

They devise unjust schemes; they disguise a well-conceived plot. Man's inner thoughts cannot be discovered.

Psalm 5:9

For they do not speak the truth; their stomachs are like the place of destruction, their throats like an open grave, their tongues like a steep slope leading into it.

Deuteronomy 3:14

Jair, son of Manasseh, took all the Argob region as far as the border with the Geshurites and Maacathites (namely Bashan) and called it by his name, Havvoth-Jair, which it retains to this very day.)

1 Samuel 15:12

Then Samuel got up early to meet Saul the next morning. But Samuel was informed, "Saul has gone to Carmel where he is setting up a monument for himself. Then Samuel left and went down to Gilgal."

2 Samuel 18:18

Prior to this Absalom had set up a monument and dedicated it to himself in the King's Valley, reasoning "I have no son who will carry on my name." He named the monument after himself, and to this day it is known as Absalom's Memorial.

Psalm 10:6

He says to himself, "I will never be upended, because I experience no calamity."

Ezekiel 38:10

"'This is what the sovereign Lord says: On that day thoughts will come into your mind, and you will devise an evil plan.

Luke 11:39

But the Lord said to him, "Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and the plate, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.

Acts 8:22

Therefore repent of this wickedness of yours, and pray to the Lord that he may perhaps forgive you for the intent of your heart.

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