Ecclesiastes 1:4
Modern Translations
New International Version
Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever.

New Living Translation
Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes.

English Standard Version
A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

Berean Study Bible
Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever.

New American Standard Bible
A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.

NASB 1995
A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.

NASB 1977
A generation goes and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever.

Amplified Bible
One generation goes and another generation comes, But the earth remains forever.

Christian Standard Bible
A generation goes and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A generation goes and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

Contemporary English Version
People come, and people go, but still the world never changes.

Good News Translation
Generations come and generations go, but the world stays just the same.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Generations come, and generations go, but the earth lasts forever.

International Standard Version
A generation goes, a generation comes, but the earth remains forever.

NET Bible
A generation comes and a generation goes, but the earth remains the same through the ages.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

New King James Version
One generation passes away, and another generation comes; But the earth abides forever.

King James 2000 Bible
One generation passes away, and another generation comes: but the earth abides forever.

New Heart English Bible
One generation goes, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever.

World English Bible
One generation goes, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever.

American King James Version
One generation passes away, and another generation comes: but the earth stays for ever.

American Standard Version
One generation goeth, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth for ever.

A Faithful Version
One generation passes away, and another generation comes; but the earth remains forever.

Darby Bible Translation
[One] generation passeth away, and [another] generation cometh, but the earth standeth for ever.

English Revised Version
One generation goeth, and another generation cometh; and the earth abideth for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
One generation passeth, and another generation succeedeth: but the earth remaineth for euer.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
One generation passeth away, another commeth: but the earth abideth styll.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
One generacio passeth awaye, another commeth, but the earth abydeth still.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
A generation is going, and a generation is coming, and the earth is standing for all time.

Young's Literal Translation
A generation is going, and a generation is coming, and the earth to the age is standing.

Smith's Literal Translation
A generation went away, and a generation came: and the earth stood forever.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth standeth for ever.

Catholic Public Domain Version
A generation passes away, and a generation arrives. But the earth stands forever.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
A generation goes and a generation comes, and Earth stands to eternity

Lamsa Bible
One generation passes away and another generation comes; but the earth abides for ever.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh; And the earth abideth for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A generation goes, and a generation comes: but the earth stands for ever.








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