Ecclesiastes 5:14
King James Bible
But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.

New King James Version
But those riches perish through misfortune; When he begets a son, there is nothing in his hand.

American Standard Version
and those riches perish by evil adventure; and if he hath begotten a son, there is nothing in his hand.

Berean Study Bible
or wealth lost in a failed venture, so when that man has a son there is nothing to pass on.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they are lost with very great affliction: he hath begotten a son, who shall be in extremity of want.

English Revised Version
and those riches perish by evil adventure; and if he hath begotten a son, there is nothing in his hand.

World English Bible
Those riches perish by misfortune, and if he has fathered a son, there is nothing in his hand.

Young's Literal Translation
And that wealth hath been lost in an evil business, and he hath begotten a son and there is nothing in his hand!

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