Ecclesiastes 12:13
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
The conclusion,סֹ֥וףso·vf5490an endfrom suph
when allהַכֹּ֣לhak·kol3605the whole, allfrom kalal
has been heard,נִשְׁמָ֑עnish·ma;8085to heara prim. root
[is]: fearיְרָא֙ye·ra3372ato feara prim. root
Godהָאֱלֹהִ֤יםha·'e·lo·him430God, godpl. of eloah
and keepשְׁמֹ֔ורshe·mo·vr,8104to keep, watch, preservea prim. root
His commandments,מִצְוֹתָ֣יוmitz·vo·tav4687commandmentfrom tsavah
becauseכִּי־ki-3588that, for, whena prim. conjunction
thisזֶ֖הzeh2088this, herea prim. pronoun
[applies to] everyכָּל־kol-3605the whole, allfrom kalal
person.הָאָדָֽם׃ha·'a·dam.120man, mankindfrom an unused word
KJV Lexicon
Let us hear
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
the conclusion
cowph  (sofe)
a termination -- conclusion, end, hinder participle
of the whole matter
dabar  (daw-baw')
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
yare'  (yaw-ray')
to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
and keep
shamar  (shaw-mar')
to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.
his commandments
mitsvah  (mits-vaw')
a command, whether human or divine (collectively, the Law) -- (which was) commanded(-ment), law, ordinance, precept.
for this is the whole duty of man
'adam  (aw-dawm')
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) -- another, + hypocrite, + common sort, low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

King James Bible
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this is for all humanity.

International Standard Version
Let the conclusion of all of these thoughts be heard: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this is what it means to be human.

NET Bible
Having heard everything, I have reached this conclusion: Fear God and keep his commandments, because this is the whole duty of man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After having heard it all, this is the conclusion: Fear God, and keep his commands, because this applies to everyone.

King James 2000 Bible
Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
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