Parallel Verses

Amplified

For when he dies he will carry nothing away; his glory will 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,

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

For when he dieth he shall carry nothing away; His glory shall 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for in his death he shall carry nothing away; nor shall his glory 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 afraid when [an ungodly] one is made rich, when the wealth and glory of his house are increased; 17 For when he dies he will carry nothing away; his glory will not descend after him. 18 Though while he lives he counts himself happy and prosperous, and though a man gets praise when he does well [for himself],


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:7

For we brought nothing into the world, and obviously we cannot take anything out of the world;

Job 27:19

[The wicked] will lie down rich, but does it not again; he opens his eyes, and [his wealth] is gone.

Job 1:21

And said, Naked (without possessions) came I [into this world] from my mother's womb, and naked (without possessions) shall I depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; blessed (praised and magnified in worship) be the name of the Lord!

Psalm 17:14

From men by Your hand, O Lord, from men of this world [these poor moths of the night] whose portion in life is idle and vain. Their bellies are filled with Your hidden treasure [what You have stored up]; their children are satiated, and they leave the rest [of their] wealth to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

As [the man] came forth from his mother's womb, so he will go again, naked as he came; and he will take away nothing for all his labor which he can carry in his hand.

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore Sheol (the unseen state, the realm of the dead) has enlarged its appetite and opened its mouth without measure; and [Jerusalem's] nobility and her multitude and her pomp and tumult and [the drunken reveler] who exults in her descend into it.

Isaiah 10:3

And what will you do in the day of visitation [of God's wrath], and in the desolation which shall come from afar? To whom will you flee for help? And where will you deposit [for safekeeping] your wealth and with whom leave your glory?

Luke 12:20

But God said to him, You fool! This very night they [the messengers of God] will demand your soul of you; and all the things that you have prepared, whose will they be?

Luke 16:24

And he cried out and said, Father Abraham, have pity and mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in anguish in this flame.

1 Corinthians 15:43

It is sown in dishonor and humiliation; it is raised in honor and glory. It is sown in infirmity and weakness; it is resurrected in strength and endued with power.

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