Ecclesiastes 1:11
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New International Version
No one remembers the former generations, and even those yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.

New Living Translation
We don't remember what happened in the past, and in future generations, no one will remember what we are doing now.

English Standard Version
There is no remembrance of former things, nor will there be any remembrance of later things yet to be among those who come after.

New American Standard Bible
There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance Among those who will come later still.

King James Bible
There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There is no remembrance of those who came before; and of those who will come after there will also be no remembrance by those who follow them.

International Standard Version
No one remembers those in the past, nor will they be remembered by those who come after them.

NET Bible
No one remembers the former events, nor will anyone remember the events that are yet to happen; they will not be remembered by the future generations.

New Heart English Bible
There is no memory of the former; neither shall there be any memory of the latter that are to come, among those that shall come after.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Nothing from the past is remembered. Even in the future, nothing will be remembered by those who come after us.

JPS Tanakh 1917
There is no remembrance of them of former times; neither shall there be any remembrance of them of latter times that are to come, among those that shall come after.

New American Standard 1977
There is no remembrance of earlier things;
            And also of the later things which will occur,
            There will be for them no remembrance
            Among those who will come later still.

Jubilee Bible 2000
There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.

King James 2000 Bible
There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.

American King James Version
There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.

American Standard Version
There is no remembrance of the former generations ; neither shall there be any remembrance of the latter generations that are to come, among those that shall come after.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is no remembrance of former things: nor indeed of those things which hereafter are to come, shall there be any remembrance with them that shall be in the latter end.

Darby Bible Translation
There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be remembrance of things that are to come with those who shall live afterwards.

English Revised Version
There is no remembrance of the former generations; neither shall there be any remembrance of the latter generations that are to come, among those that shall come after.

Webster's Bible Translation
There is no remembrance of former things; neither shall there be any remembrance of things that are to come with those that shall come after.

World English Bible
There is no memory of the former; neither shall there be any memory of the latter that are to come, among those that shall come after.

Young's Literal Translation
There is not a remembrance of former generations; and also of the latter that are, there is no remembrance of them with those that are at the last.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:9-11 Men's hearts and their corruptions are the same now as in former times; their desires, and pursuits, and complaints, still the same. This should take us from expecting happiness in the creature, and quicken us to seek eternal blessings. How many things and persons in Solomon's day were thought very great, yet there is no remembrance of them now!
Study Bible
Preceding Generations Forgotten
10Is there anything of which one might say, "See this, it is new "? Already it has existed for ages Which were before us. 11There is no remembrance of earlier things; And also of the later things which will occur, There will be for them no remembrance Among those who will come later still. 12I, the Preacher, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 1:10
Is there anything of which one might say, "See this, it is new "? Already it has existed for ages Which were before us.

Ecclesiastes 2:16
For there is no lasting remembrance of the wise man as with the fool, inasmuch as in the coming days all will be forgotten. And how the wise man and the fool alike die!

Ecclesiastes 8:10
So then, I have seen the wicked buried, those who used to go in and out from the holy place, and they are soon forgotten in the city where they did thus. This too is futility.

Ecclesiastes 9:5
For the living know they will die; but the dead do not know anything, nor have they any longer a reward, for their memory is forgotten.
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