Ecclesiastes 7:20 {21}
Good News Translation
There is no one on earth who does what is right all the time and never makes a mistake.

Contemporary English Version
No one in this world always does right.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For there is no just man upon earth, that doth good, and sinneth not.

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For there is no just man upon earth, that doth good, and sinneth not.

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1 Kings 8:46 But if they sin against thee, (for there is no man who sinneth not) and thou being angry, deliver them up to their enemies, so that they be led away captives into the land of their enemies, far or near;

2 Chronicles 6:36 And if they sin against thee (for there is no man that sinneth not) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them up to their enemies, and they lead them away captive to a land either afar off, or near at hand,

Job 15:14-16 What is man that he should be without spot, and he that is born of a woman that he should appear just? . . .

Psalm 130:3 If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it.

Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Proverbs 20:9 Who can say: My heart is clean, I am pure from sin?

Isaiah 53:6 All we like sheep have gone astray, every one hath turned aside into his own way: and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all.

Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and do need the glory of God.

James 3:2 For in many things we all offend. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man. He is able also with a bridle to lead about the whole body.

1 John 1:8-10 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. . . .

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Isaiah 64:6 And we are all become as one unclean, and all our justices as the rag of a menstruous woman: and we have all fallen as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Context
The Limits of Human Wisdom
19Wisdom hath strengthened the wise more than ten princes of the city. 20For there is no just man upon earth, that doth good, and sinneth not.21But do not apply thy heart to all words that are spoken: lest perhaps thou hear thy servant reviling thee.…
Cross References
Romans 3:23
For all have sinned and do need the glory of God.

1 Kings 8:46
But if they sin against thee, (for there is no man who sinneth not) and thou being angry, deliver them up to their enemies, so that they be led away captives into the land of their enemies, far or near;

2 Chronicles 6:36
And if they sin against thee (for there is no man that sinneth not) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them up to their enemies, and they lead them away captive to a land either afar off, or near at hand,

Job 15:14
What is man that he should be without spot, and he that is born of a woman that he should appear just?

Job 33:12
Now this is the thing in which thou art not justified: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man.

Psalm 143:2
And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

Proverbs 20:9
Who can say: My heart is clean, I am pure from sin?

Additional Translations
Surely there is no righteous man on earth who does good and never sins.For there is not a just man on earth, that does good, and sins not.

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

For there is not a righteous man in the earth, who will do good, and not sin

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good and sinneth not.

Surely there is not a righteous man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

For there is not a just man upon earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not.

Surely there is not a righteous man on earth, who does good and doesn't sin.

Because there is not a righteous man on earth that doth good and sinneth not.
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