28 occurrences in 14 translations

'Life' in the Bible

What profit does man have left from all his toil at which he toils under the sun? [Is life worth living?]

I dedicated myself to using wisdom for study and discovery of everything that is done under heaven. God uses terrible things so human beings will struggle with life.

I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.

Therefore I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

For what does a person gain from everything that he accomplishes and from his inner life struggles that he undergoes while working on earth?

For who can eat and who can enjoy life apart from Him?

I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.

So I concluded that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy [the fruit of] his labor, for this is his lot in life. {For no one knows what will happen in the future.}

So my praise was for the dead who have gone to their death, more than for the living who still have life.

Throughout his life he also eats in darkness with great vexation, sickness and anger.

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

For he shall not much remember the days of his life; because God answereth him in the joy of his heart.

A man might father a hundred children, and live for many years, so that the length of his life is long but if his life does not overflow with goodness, and he doesn't receive a proper burial, I maintain that stillborn children are better off than he is,

For what advantage has the wise person over the fool? What advantage does the poor man have in knowing how to face life?

Because many words lead to pointlessness, how do people benefit from this? 12Who knows what is best for people in this life, every day of their pointless lives that they pass through like a shadow? Who informs people on earth what will come along after them?

For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?

For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.

All things have I seen in the days of my vanity: there is a just man that perisheth in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man that prolongeth his life in his wickedness.

There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the breath of life, neither has he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in battle [against death], neither will wickedness deliver those who are its possessors and given to it.

Although a sinner commits crime a hundred times and prolongs his life, yet I also know that it will go well with God-fearing people, for they are reverent before Him.

But things will not go well for the wicked person: he will not lengthen his life like a shadow, since he has no fear before God.

Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.

This is an evil among all that hath been done under the sun, that one event is to all, and also the heart of the sons of man is full of evil, and madness is in their heart during their life, and after it -- unto the dead.

Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.

A feast is prepared for laughter, and wine makes life happy, and money is the answer for everything.

Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.

Remove sorrow from your heart, and put away pain from your flesh, because youth and the prime of life are fleeting.

[Remember your Creator earnestly now] before the silver cord [of life] is snapped apart, or the golden bowl is broken, or the pitcher is broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern [and the whole circulatory system of the blood ceases to function];

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּאוּת 
Ge'uwth 
Usage: 8

גּוה 
Gevah 
pride , lifting up
Usage: 3

דּלה 
Dalah 
draw , enough , lifted me
Usage: 5

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

חי 
Chay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

חיי 
Chayay 
Usage: 15

מחיה 
Michyah 
Usage: 8

מעל 
Mo`al 
lifting up
Usage: 1

מרא 
Mara' 
Usage: 1

משׂאת 
Mas'eth 
Usage: 16

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

נוּף 
Nuwph 
Usage: 37

נטל 
N@tal (Aramaic) 
lifted up
Usage: 2

נסס 
Nacac 
lifted up as an ensign
Usage: 1

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נתק 
Nathaq 
Usage: 27

עפל 
`aphal 
Usage: 2

עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

צהל 
Tsahal 
Usage: 9

ראם 
Ra'am 
lifted up
Usage: 1

רוּם 
Ruwm (Aramaic) 
lift up , extol , set up
Usage: 4

רמם 
Ramam 
exalted , lifted up , get up , mount up
Usage: 5

רממת 
Romemuth 
lifting up
Usage: 1

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ἀγωγή 
Agoge 
Usage: 1

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up , take away , take , away with , lift up , bear ,
Usage: 52

ἀνακύπτω 
Anakupto 
lift up self , look up
Usage: 3

ἀνάστασις 
Anastasis 
Usage: 34

ἀνορθόω 
Anorthoo 
make straight , set up , lift up
Usage: 3

ἄψυχος 
Apsuchos 
Usage: 1

βίος 
Bios 
Usage: 6

Βίωσις 
Biosis 
Usage: 0

βιωτικός 
Biotikos 
Usage: 2

διάγω 
Diago 
lead a life 99 , living
Usage: 2

ἐπαίρω 
Epairo 
lift up , exalt self , take up , hoisted up
Usage: 14

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ζωοποιέω 
Zoopoieo 
Usage: 9

τυφόω 
Tuphoo 
be proud , be lifted up with pride , highminded
Usage: 3

ὑψόω 
Hupsoo 
exalt , lift up
Usage: 8

ψυχή 
Psuche 
soul , life , mind , heart , heartily Trans , not tr
Usage: 62



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