Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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, though one be made rich, or if the glory of his house be increased; 17 for he shall carry nothing away with him when he dieth, neither shall his pomp follow him. 18 For while he lived, he counted himself a happy man; and so long as thou doest well unto thyself, men will speak good of thee.


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:7

For we brought nothing into the world, and it is a plain case that we can carry nothing out.

Job 27:19

When the rich man dieth, he carrieth nothing with him: he is gone in the twinkling of an eye.

Job 1:21

and said, "Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I turn thither again. The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; now blessed be the name of the LORD."

Psalm 17:14

From the men of thy hand, O LORD, from the men, I say, and from the evil world, which have their portion in this life, whose bellies thou fillest with thy hid treasure.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

Like as he came naked out of his mother's womb, so goeth he thither again, and carryeth nothing away with him of all his labour.

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore gapeth hell, and openeth her mouth marvelous wide: that their pride, boasting, and wealth, with such as rejoice therein, may descend into it.

Isaiah 10:3

What will ye do in time of the visitation and destruction, that shall come from far? To whom will ye run for help? Or to whom will ye give your honour, that he may keep it?

Luke 12:20

But God said unto him, 'Thou fool, this night will they fetch away thy soul again from thee. Then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?'

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 dishonour, and riseth in honour. It is sown in weakness, and riseth in power.

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