Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

so that he may live forever
and not see the Pit.

New American Standard Bible

That he should live on eternally, That he should not undergo decay.

King James Version

That he should still live for ever, and not see corruption.

International Standard Version

that he should go on living and not see corruption.

A Conservative Version

that he should still live always, that he should not see corruption.

American Standard Version

That he should still live alway, That he should not see corruption.

Amplified

So that he should live on forever and never see the pit (the grave) and corruption.

Bible in Basic English

So that he might have eternal life, and never see the underworld.

Darby Translation

That he should still live perpetually, and not see corruption.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

that he should still live for ever and not see corruption.

Julia Smith Translation

And he shall yet live forever, he shall not see destruction.

King James 2000

That he should still live forever, and not see corruption.

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that he may stay alive forever [and] not see the pit.

Modern King James verseion

yea, he shall yet live forever; he shall never see corruption.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, though he live long, and see not the grave.

NET Bible

so that he might continue to live forever and not experience death.

New Heart English Bible

That he should live on forever, that he should not see corruption.

The Emphasized Bible

That he should, yet, live on, continually, Should not see corruption.

Webster

That he should still live for ever, and not see corruption.

World English Bible

That he should live on forever, that he should not see corruption.

Youngs Literal Translation

And still he liveth for ever, He seeth not the pit.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

8 since the price of redeeming him is too costly,
one should forever stop trying
9 so that he may live forever
and not see the Pit.
10 For one can see that wise men die;
foolish and stupid men also pass away.
Then they leave their wealth to others.


Cross References

Psalm 89:48

What man can live and never see death?
Who can save himself from the power of Sheol?Selah

Psalm 16:10

For You will not abandon me to Sheol;
You will not allow Your Faithful One to see decay.

Psalm 22:29

All who prosper on earth will eat and bow down;
all those who go down to the dust
will kneel before Him—
even the one who cannot preserve his life.

Proverbs 10:2

Ill-gotten gains do not profit anyone,
but righteousness rescues from death.

Proverbs 11:4

Wealth is not profitable on a day of wrath,
but righteousness rescues from death.

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.

Zechariah 1:5

“Where are your ancestors now? And do the prophets live forever?

Luke 16:22-23

One day the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham’s side.The rich man also died and was buried.

John 8:51-52

I assure you: If anyone keeps My word, he will never see death—ever!”

Acts 2:27

because You will not leave me in Hades
or allow Your Holy One to see decay.

Acts 2:31

Seeing this in advance, he spoke concerning the resurrection of the Messiah:Hewas not left in Hades,
and His flesh did not experience decay.

Acts 13:33

God has fulfilled this for us, their children, by raising up Jesus, as it is written in the second Psalm:You are My Son;
today I have become Your Father.

Acts 13:35-37

Therefore He also says in another passage, You will not allow Your Holy One to see decay.

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