Job 14:21
Good News Translation
Our children win honor, but we never know it, nor are we told when they are disgraced.

Contemporary English Version
We never live to know if our children are praised or disgraced.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Whether his children come to honour or dishonour, he shall not understand.

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Whether his children come to honour or dishonour, he shall not understand.

he knoweth it not

1 Samuel 4:20 And when she was upon the point of death, they that stood about her said to her: Fear not, for thou hast borne a son. She answered them not, nor gave heed to them.

Psalm 39:6 Surely man passeth as an image: yea, and he is disquieted in vain. He storeth up: and he knoweth not for whom he shall gather these things.

Ecclesiastes 2:18,19 Again I hated all my application wherewith I had earnestly laboured under the sun, being like to have an heir after me, . . .

Ecclesiastes 9:5 For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know nothing more, neither have they a reward any more: for the memory of them is forgotten.

Isaiah 39:7,8 And of thy children, that shall issue from thee, whom thou shalt beget, they shall take away, and they shall be eunuchs in the palace of the king of Babylon. . . .

Isaiah 63:16 For thou art our father, and Abraham hath not known us, and Israel hath been ignorant of us: thou, O Lord, art our father, our redeemer, from everlasting is thy name.

Context
Job Laments the Finality of Death
20Thou hast strengthened him for a little while, that he may pass away for ever: thou shalt change his face, and shalt send him away. 21Whether his children come to honour or dishonour, he shall not understand.22But yet his flesh, while he shall live, shall have pain, and his soul shall mourn over him.…
Cross References
Job 14:22
But yet his flesh, while he shall live, shall have pain, and his soul shall mourn over him.

Job 24:24
They are lifted up for a little while and shall not stand, and shall be brought down as all things, and shall be taken away, and as the tops of the ears of corn they shall be broken.

Proverbs 31:18
She hath tasted, and seen that her traffic is good: her lamp shall not be put out in the night.

Ecclesiastes 9:5
For the living know that they shall die, but the dead know nothing more, neither have they a reward any more: for the memory of them is forgotten.

Additional Translations
If his sons receive honor, he does not know it; if they are brought low, he is unaware.His sons come to honor, and he knows it not; and they are brought low, but he perceives it not of them.

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; And they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

and though his children be multiplied, he knows it not; and if they be few, he is not aware.

His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not.

His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

His sons come to honor, and he doesn't know it. They are brought low, but he doesn't perceive it of them.

Honoured are his sons, and he knoweth not; And they are little, and he attendeth not to them.
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