Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

New American Standard Bible

But man in his pomp will not endure;
He is like the beasts that perish.

King James Version

Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Holman Bible

But despite his assets, man will not last;
he is like the animals that perish.

International Standard Version

But humanity cannot last, despite its conceit; it will pass away just like the animals.

A Conservative Version

Even a man in splendor does not abide. He is like the beasts that perish.

American Standard Version

But man being in honor abideth not: He is like the beasts that perish.

Amplified


But man, with all his [self] honor and pomp, will not endure;
He is like the beasts that perish.

Bible in Basic English

But man, like the animals, does not go on for ever; he comes to an end like the beasts.

Darby Translation

Nevertheless, man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Julia Smith Translation

And man shall not abide in honor, being like as the beasts they perished.

King James 2000

Nevertheless man being in honor abides not: he is like the beasts that perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But man cannot continue in [his] pomp. He is like the beasts [that] perish.

Modern King James verseion

But man, though high in honor, does not remain; he is like the animals that perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Nevertheless, man will not abide in honour, seeing he may be compared unto the beasts that perish; this is the way of them.

New Heart English Bible

But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish.

The Emphasized Bible

But, a son of earth, though wealthy, cannot tarry, He hath made himself a by-word - Beasts, they resemble:

Webster

Nevertheless man being in honor abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

World English Bible

But man, despite his riches, doesn't endure. He is like the animals that perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

And man in honour doth not remain, He hath been like the beasts, they have been cut off.

References

Easton

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

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. 13 This is the destiny of fools, and of those who approve of their philosophy. (Selah)


Cross References

Psalm 39:5

Look, you make my days short-lived, and my life span is nothing from your perspective. Surely all people, even those who seem secure, are nothing but vapor.

Psalm 49:20

Wealthy people do not understand; they are like animals that perish.

Psalm 82:7

Yet you will die like mortals; you will fall like all the other rulers."

Ecclesiastes 3:18-21

I also thought to myself, "It is for the sake of people, so God can clearly show them that they are like animals.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

Surely, no one knows his appointed time! Like fish that are caught in a deadly net, and like birds that are caught in a snare -- just like them, all people are ensnared at an unfortunate time that falls upon them suddenly.

James 1:10-11

But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.

1 Peter 1:24

For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,

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