Ecclesiastes 3:19
Good News Translation
After all, the same fate awaits human beings and animals alike. One dies just like the other. They are the same kind of creature. A human being is no better off than an animal, because life has no meaning for either.

Contemporary English Version
Like animals we breathe and die, and we are no better off than they are. It just doesn't make sense.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Therefore the death of man, and of beasts is one, and the condition of them both is equal: as man dieth, so they also die: all things breathe alike, and man hath nothing more than beast: all things are subject to vanity.

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Therefore the death of man, and of beasts is one, and the condition of them both is equal: as man dieth, so they also die: all things breathe alike, and man hath nothing more than beast: all things are subject to vanity.

that which

Ecclesiastes 2:16 For there shall be no remembrance of the wise no more than of the fool forever, and the times to come shall cover all things together with oblivion: the learned dieth in like manner as the unlearned.

Psalm 49:12,20 And man when he was in honour did not understand; he is compared to senseless beasts, and is become like to them. . . .

Psalm 92:6,7 The senseless man shall not know: nor will the fool understand these things. . . .

as the

2 Samuel 14:14 We all die, and like waters that return no more, we fall down into the earth: neither will God have a soul to perish, but recalleth, meaning that he that is cast off should not altogether perish.

Job 14:10-12 But man when he shall be dead, and stripped and consumed, I pray you where is he? . . .

Psalm 104:29 But if thou turnest away thy face, they shall be troubled: thou shalt take away their breath, and they shall fail, and shall return to their dust.

for

Ecclesiastes 2:20-23 Wherefore I left off and my heart renounced labouring anymore under the sun. . . .

Psalm 39:5,6 Behold thou hast made my days measurable. and my substance is as nothing before thee. And indeed all things are vanity: every man living. . . .

Psalm 89:47,48 Remember what my substance is: for hast thou made all the children of men in vain? . . .

Context
From Dust to Dust
18I said in my heart concerning the sons of men, that God would prove them, and shew them to be like beasts. 19Therefore the death of man, and of beasts is one, and the condition of them both is equal: as man dieth, so they also die: all things breathe alike, and man hath nothing more than beast: all things are subject to vanity.20And all things go to one place: of earth they were made, and into earth they return together.…
Cross References
Numbers 16:29
If these men die the common death of men, and if they be visited with a plague, wherewith others also are wont to be visited, the Lord did not send me.

Psalm 49:12
And man when he was in honour did not understand; he is compared to senseless beasts, and is become like to them.

Psalm 49:20
Man when he was in honour did not understand: he hath been compared to senseless beasts, and made like to them.

Ecclesiastes 2:14
The eyes of a wise man are in his head: the fool walketh in darkness: and I learned that they were to die both alike.

Ecclesiastes 7:2
It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to the house of feasting: for in that we are put in mind of the end of all, and the living thinketh what is to come.

Ecclesiastes 9:2
But all things are kept uncertain for the time to come, because all things equally happen to the just and to the wicked, to the good and to the evil, to the clean and to the unclean, to him that offereth victims, and to him that despiseth sacrifices. As the good is, so also is the sinner: as the perjured, so he also that sweareth truth.

Ecclesiastes 9:12
Man knoweth not his own end: but as fishes are taken with the hook, and as birds are caught with the snare, so men are taken in the evil time, when it shall suddenly come upon them.

Additional Translations
For the fates of both men and beasts are the same: As one dies, so dies the other—they all have the same breath. Man has no advantage over the animals, since everything is futile.For that which befalls the sons of men befalls beasts; even one thing befalls them: as the one dies, so dies the other; yes, they have all one breath; so that a man has no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity.

For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; and man hath no preeminence above the beasts: for all is vanity.

Also to them is the event of the sons of man, and the event of the brute; one event befalls them: as is the death of the one, so also the death of the other; and there is one breath to all: and what has the man more than the brute? nothing; for all is vanity.

For what befalleth the children of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other, and they have all one breath; and man hath no pre-eminence above the beast: for all is vanity.

For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; and man hath no preeminence above the beasts: for all is vanity.

For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yes, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no pre-eminence above a beast: for all is vanity.

For that which happens to the sons of men happens to animals. Even one thing happens to them. As the one dies, so the other dies. Yes, they have all one breath; and man has no advantage over the animals: for all is vanity.

For an event is to the sons of man, and an event is to the beasts, even one event is to them; as the death of this, so is the death of that; and one spirit is to all, and the advantage of man above the beast is nothing, for the whole is vanity.
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