Ecclesiastes 11:8
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
518 [e]אִם־
8141 [e]שָׁנִ֥ים
7235 [e]הַרְבֵּ֛ה
2421 [e]יִחְיֶ֥ה
120 [e]הָאָדָ֖ם
a manArt | N-ms
3605 [e]בְּכֻלָּ֣ם
in them allPrep-b | N-msc | 3mp
8055 [e]יִשְׂמָ֑ח
[And] rejoicesV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
2142 [e]וְיִזְכֹּר֙
and yet let him rememberConj-w | V-Qal-ConjImperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
3117 [e]יְמֵ֣י
the daysN-mpc
2822 [e]הַחֹ֔שֶׁךְ
of darknessArt | N-ms
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
7235 [e]הַרְבֵּ֥ה
1961 [e]יִהְי֖וּ
They will beV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
3605 [e]כָּל־
935 [e]שֶׁבָּ֥א
that is comingPro-r | V-Qal-Perf-3ms
1892 [e]הָֽבֶל׃
[is] vanityN-ms

Hebrew Texts
קהלת 11:8 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י אִם־שָׁנִ֥ים הַרְבֵּ֛ה יִחְיֶ֥ה הָאָדָ֖ם בְּכֻלָּ֣ם יִשְׂמָ֑ח וְיִזְכֹּר֙ אֶת־יְמֵ֣י הַחֹ֔שֶׁךְ כִּֽי־הַרְבֵּ֥ה יִהְי֖וּ כָּל־שֶׁבָּ֥א הָֽבֶל׃

קהלת 11:8 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי אם־שנים הרבה יחיה האדם בכלם ישמח ויזכר את־ימי החשך כי־הרבה יהיו כל־שבא הבל׃

קהלת 11:8 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי אם־שנים הרבה יחיה האדם בכלם ישמח ויזכר את־ימי החשך כי־הרבה יהיו כל־שבא הבל׃

קהלת 11:8 Hebrew Bible
כי אם שנים הרבה יחיה האדם בכלם ישמח ויזכר את ימי החשך כי הרבה יהיו כל שבא הבל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
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.

King James Bible
But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, if a man lives many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, since they will be many. All that comes is futile.
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