Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

Holman Bible

For when he dies, he will take nothing at all;
his wealth will not follow him down.

International Standard Version

When he dies, he will not be able to take it all with him his possessions will not follow him to the grave,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

For at his death, he will take nothing away; his glory will not go down after him.

Darby Translation

For when he dieth, he shall carry nothing away; his glory shall not descend after him.

Julia Smith Translation

For not in his dying shall he take anything: his honor shall not go down after him.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

because when he dies he will not take [away] any [of it]. His wealth will not follow down after him.

Modern King James verseion

for when he dies he shall take nothing away; his glory shall not go down after him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for he shall carry nothing away with him when he dieth, neither shall his pomp follow him.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

For, when he dieth, he shall take, nothing, his glory shall not descend after him;

Webster

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away: his glory shall not descend after him.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

For at his death he receiveth nothing, His honour goeth not down after him.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

16 Be not thou afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased. 17 For when he dies he shall carry nothing away. His glory shall not descend after him. 18 Though while he lived he blessed his soul (and men praise thee, when thou do well for thyself),


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:7

for we brought nothing into the world. It is clear that neither can we carry anything out,

Job 27:19

He lays down rich, but he shall not be gathered [to his fathers]. He opens his eyes, and he is not.

Job 1:21

And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.

Psalm 17:14

from men by thy hand, O LORD, from men of the world whose portion is in [this] life, and whose belly thou fill with thy treasure. They are satisfied with sons, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

As he came forth from his mother's womb, naked shall he go again as he came, and shall take nothing for his labor, which he may carry away in his hand.

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore Sheol has enlarged its desire, and opened its mouth without measure. And their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he who rejoices among them, descend [into it].

Isaiah 10:3

And what will ye do in the day of visitation, and in the desolation which shall come from far? To whom will ye flee for help? And where will ye leave your glory?

Luke 12:20

But God said to him, Thou foolish man, they demand thy soul from thee this night, and the things that thou prepared, whose will they be?

Luke 16:24

And having cried out, he said, Father Abraham, be merciful to me, and send Lazarus, so that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame.

1 Corinthians 15:43

It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power.

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