Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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,

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.

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.

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.

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 one 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 will praise you, when you do well for yourself.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:7

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

Job 27:19

The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he opens his eyes, and he is not.

Job 1:21

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

Psalm 17:14

From men by your hand, O LORD, from men of the world, who have their portion in this life, and whose belly you fill with your hid treasure: they are full of children, and leave the rest of their substance to their babes.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

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

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore sheol has enlarged itself, and opened its mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that exults, shall descend into it.

Isaiah 10:3

And what will you do in the day of punishment, and in the desolation which shall come from afar? to whom will you flee for help? and where will you leave your riches?

Luke 12:20

But God said unto him, You fool, this night your soul shall be required of you: then whose shall those things be, which you have prepared?

Luke 16:24

And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented 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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