Ecclesiastes 11:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Castשַׁלַּ֥ח
(shal·lach)
7971: to senda prim. root
your breadלַחְמְךָ֖
(lach·me·cha)
3899: bread, foodfrom lacham
on the surfaceפְּנֵ֣י
(pe·nei)
6440: face, facesfrom panah
of the waters,הַמָּ֑יִם
(ham·ma·yim;)
4325: waters, watera prim. root
for you will findתִּמְצָאֶֽנּוּ׃
(tim·tza·'en·nu.)
4672: to attain to, finda prim. root
it after manyבְרֹ֥ב
(ve·rov)
7230: multitude, abundance, greatnessfrom rabab
days.הַיָּמִ֖ים
(hai·ya·mim)
3117: daya prim. root







KJV Lexicon
Cast
shalach  (shaw-lakh')
to send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications)
thy bread
lechem  (lekh'-em)
food (for man or beast), especially bread, or grain (for making it) -- (shew-)bread, eat, food, fruit, loaf, meat, victuals.
upon
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
the waters
mayim  (mah'-yim)
water; figuratively, juice; by euphemism, urine, semen -- + piss, wasting, water(-ing, (-course, -flood, -spring).
for thou shalt find
matsa'  (maw-tsaw')
to come forth to, i.e. appear or exist; transitively, to attain, i.e. find or acquire; figuratively, to occur, meet or be present
it after many
rob  (robe)
abundance (in any respect) -- abundance(-antly), all, common (sort), excellent, great(-ly, -ness, number), huge, be increased, long, many, more in number, most, much, multitude, plenty(-ifully), very (age).
days
yowm  (yome)
a day (as the warm hours),
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.

King James Bible
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Send your bread on the surface of the waters, for after many days you may find it.

International Standard Version
Spread your bread on the water— after a while you will find it.

NET Bible
Send your grain overseas, for after many days you will get a return.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Throw your bread on the surface of the water, because you will find it again after many days.

King James 2000 Bible
Cast your bread upon the waters: for you shall find it after many days.
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