Ecclesiastes 4:15
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New International Version
I saw that all who lived and walked under the sun followed the youth, the king's successor.

New Living Translation
But then everyone rushes to the side of yet another youth who replaces him.

English Standard Version
I saw all the living who move about under the sun, along with that youth who was to stand in the king’s place.

New American Standard Bible
I have seen all the living under the sun throng to the side of the second lad who replaces him.

King James Bible
I considered all the living which walk under the sun, with the second child that shall stand up in his stead.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I saw all the living, who move about under the sun, follow a second youth who succeeds him.

International Standard Version
I observed everyone who lives and walks on earth, along with the youth who will take the king's place.

NET Bible
I considered all the living who walk on earth, as well as the successor who would arise in his place.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I saw all living people moving about under the sun. They sided with the second young man, the king's successor.

JPS Tanakh 1917
I saw all the living that walk under the sun, that they were with the child, the second, that was to stand up in his stead.

New American Standard 1977
I have seen all the living under the sun throng to the side of the second lad who replaces him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I saw all the living who are under the sun walking with the child, the successor that shall stand up in his stead.

King James 2000 Bible
I considered all the living who walk under the sun, with the second child that shall stand up in his place.

American King James Version
I considered all the living which walk under the sun, with the second child that shall stand up in his stead.

American Standard Version
I saw all the living that walk under the sun, that they were with the youth, the second, that stood up in his stead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I saw all men living, that walk under the sun with the second young man, who shall rise up in his place.

Darby Bible Translation
I saw all the living that walk under the sun, with the child, the second, that should stand up in his stead.

English Revised Version
I saw all the living which walk under the sun, that they were with the youth, the second, that stood up in his stead.

Webster's Bible Translation
I considered all the living who walk under the sun, with the second child that shall stand up in his stead.

World English Bible
I saw all the living who walk under the sun, that they were with the youth, the other, who succeeded him.

Young's Literal Translation
I have seen all the living, who are walking under the sun, with the second youth who doth stand in his place;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
4:13-16 People are never long easy and satisfied; they are fond of changes. This is no new thing. Princes see themselves slighted by those they have studied to oblige; this is vanity and vexation of spirit. But the willing servants of the Lord Jesus, our King, rejoice in him alone, and they will love Him more and more to all eternity.
Study Bible
The Futility of Power
14For he has come out of prison to become king, even though he was born poor in his kingdom. 15I have seen all the living under the sun throng to the side of the second lad who replaces him. 16There is no end to all the people, to all who were before them, and even the ones who will come later will not be happy with him, for this too is vanity and striving after wind.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 4:14
For he has come out of prison to become king, even though he was born poor in his kingdom.

Ecclesiastes 4:16
There is no end to all the people, to all who were before them, and even the ones who will come later will not be happy with him, for this too is vanity and striving after wind.
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