KJV LexiconDoth not their excellency
an overhanging, i.e. (by implication) an excess, superiority, remainder; also a small rope (as hanging free)
which is in them go away
to pull up, especially the tent-pins, i.e. start on a journey
causatively, to kill
even without wisdom
wisdom (in a good sense) -- skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
'Is not their tent-cord plucked up within them? They die, yet without wisdom.'
King James Bible
Doth not their excellency which is in them go away? they die, even without wisdom.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Are their tent cords not pulled up? They die without wisdom.
International Standard Version
Their wealth perishes with them, doesn't it? They die, and do so without having wisdom, don't they?"
Is not their excess wealth taken away from them? They die, yet without attaining wisdom.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Haven't the ropes of their tent been loosened? Won't they die without wisdom?
King James 2000 Bible
Does not their excellence which is in them go away? they die, even without wisdom.
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