Ecclesiastes 11:8
New International Version
However many years anyone may live, let them enjoy them all. But let them remember the days of darkness, for there will be many. Everything to come is meaningless.

New Living Translation
When people live to be very old, let them rejoice in every day of life. But let them also remember there will be many dark days. Everything still to come is meaningless.

English Standard Version
So if a person lives many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember that the days of darkness will be many. All that comes is vanity.

New American Standard Bible
Indeed, if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, for they will be many. Everything that is to come will be futility.

King James Bible
But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Indeed, if a man lives many years, let him rejoice in them all, and let him remember the days of darkness, since they will be many. All that comes is futile.

International Standard Version
Even if a person lives many years, let him enjoy them all, recalling that there will be many days of darkness to come—all of which are pointless.

NET Bible
So, if a man lives many years, let him rejoice in them all, but let him remember that the days of darkness will be many--all that is about to come is obscure.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Even though people may live for many years, they should enjoy every one of them. But they should also remember there will be many dark days. Everything that is coming is pointless.

Jubilee Bible 2000
but if a man lives many years and rejoices in them all; yet if afterwards he remembers the days of darkness, for they shall be many, he shall say that everything that shall have happened to him is vanity.

King James 2000 Bible
But if a man lives many years, and rejoices in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that comes is vanity.

American King James Version
But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that comes is vanity.

American Standard Version
Yea, if a man live many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If a man live many years, and have rejoiced in them all, he must remember the darksome time, and the many days: which when they shall come, the things past shall be accused of vanity.

Darby Bible Translation
but if a man live many years, [and] rejoice in them all, yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many: all that cometh is vanity.

English Revised Version
Yea, if a man live many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

Webster's Bible Translation
But if a man shall live many years, and rejoice in them all; yet let him remember the days of darkness; for they shall be many. All that cometh is vanity.

World English Bible
Yes, if a man lives many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many. All that comes is vanity.

Young's Literal Translation
But, if man liveth many years, In all of them let him rejoice, And remember the days of darkness, For they are many! all that is coming is vanity.

Prediker 11:8 Afrikaans PWL
As die mens baie jare leef en hom in hulle almal verbly, laat hom steeds die jare van duisternis onthou, want hulle sal baie wees; alles wat kom, is waardeloos.

Predikuesi 11:8 Albanian
Edhe kur një njeri të jetojë shumë vjet, le t'i gëzojë të gjitha, por le të mendojë edhe për ditët e territ që do të jenë të shumta; të gjitha ato që do të ndodhin janë kotësi.

ﺍﻟﺠﺎﻣﻌﺔ 11:8 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
لانه ان عاش الانسان سنين كثيرة فليفرح فيها كلها وليتذكر ايام الظلمة لانها تكون كثيرة. كل ما ياتي باطل.

Dyr Prödiger 11:8 Bavarian
Und wie lang däßst aau löbst, freu di de gantze Zeit; und de dunkln Täg, die was freilich aau nit weeng seind, nimmst halt mit. Und iewet ist s vorbei.

Еклесиаст 11:8 Bulgarian
Да! ако и да живее човек много години, Нека се весели през всички тях; Но нека си спомня [и] за дните на тъмнината, защото ще бъдат много. Все що иде е суета.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
人活多年,就當快樂多年。然而也當想到黑暗的日子,因為這日子必多,所要來的都是虛空。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
人活多年,就当快乐多年。然而也当想到黑暗的日子,因为这日子必多,所要来的都是虚空。

傳 道 書 11:8 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
人 活 多 年 , 就 當 快 樂 多 年 ; 然 而 也 當 想 到 黑 暗 的 日 子 。 因 為 這 日 子 必 多 , 所 要 來 的 都 是 虛 空 。

傳 道 書 11:8 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
人 活 多 年 , 就 当 快 乐 多 年 ; 然 而 也 当 想 到 黑 暗 的 日 子 。 因 为 这 日 子 必 多 , 所 要 来 的 都 是 虚 空 。

Ecclesiastes 11:8 Croatian Bible
Ali ako čovjek živi i mnogo godina, neka se uvijek veseli, a neka se sjeti da će tamnih dana biti mnogo. Ispraznost je sve što će doći.

Kazatel 11:8 Czech BKR
A však, by mnoho let živ jsa člověk, ve všech těch veselil by se, tedy rozpomenul-li by se na dny temnosti, jak jich mnoho bude, cožkoli přeběhlo, počte za marnost.

Prædikeren 11:8 Danish
ja, lever et Menneske mange Aar, skal han glæde sig over dem alle og komme Mørkets Dage i Hu, thi af dem er der mange i Vente; alt, hvad der kommer, er Tomhed.

Prediker 11:8 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Maar indien de mens veel jaren heeft, en verblijdt zich in die allen, zo laat hem ook gedenken aan de dagen der duisternis, want die zullen veel zijn; en al wat zal gekomen is, is ijdelheid.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּ֣י אִם־שָׁנִ֥ים הַרְבֵּ֛ה יִחְיֶ֥ה הָאָדָ֖ם בְּכֻלָּ֣ם יִשְׂמָ֑ח וְיִזְכֹּר֙ אֶת־יְמֵ֣י הַחֹ֔שֶׁךְ כִּֽי־הַרְבֵּ֥ה יִהְי֖וּ כָּל־שֶׁבָּ֥א הָֽבֶל׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
כי אם־שנים הרבה יחיה האדם בכלם ישמח ויזכר את־ימי החשך כי־הרבה יהיו כל־שבא הבל׃

Aleppo Codex
ח כי אם שנים הרבה יחיה האדם בכלם ישמח ויזכר את ימי החשך כי הרבה יהיו כל שבא הבל

Prédikátor 11:8 Hungarian: Karoli
Mert ha sok esztendeig él is az ember, mindazokban örvendezzen; és megemlékezzék a setétségnek napjairól, mert az sok lesz. Valami eljövendõ, mind hiábavalóság.

La predikanto 11:8 Esperanto
CXar se ecx multajn jarojn homo vivus, li gxoju en ili cxiuj; kaj li memoru pri la tagoj mallumaj, cxar estos multe da ili; cxio, kio venos, estas vantajxo.

SAARNAAJA 11:8 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Niin, jos ihminen elää vuosia paljonkin, iloitkoon hän niistä kaikista, mutta muistakoon pimeitä päiviä, sillä niitä tulee paljon. Kaikki, mikä tulee, on turhuutta.

Ecclésiaste 11:8 French: Darby
mais si un homme vit beaucoup d'annees, et se rejouit en toutes, qu'il se souvienne aussi des jours de tenebres, car ils sont en grand nombre: tout ce qui arrive est vanite.

Ecclésiaste 11:8 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Si donc un homme vit beaucoup d'années, qu'il se réjouisse pendant toutes ces années, et qu'il pense aux jours de ténèbres qui seront nombreux; tout ce qui arrivera est vanité.

Ecclésiaste 11:8 French: Martin (1744)
Mais si l'homme vit beaucoup d'années, et qu'il se réjouisse tout le long de ces années-là, et qu'ensuite il lui souvienne des jours de ténèbres, lesquels seront en grand nombre, tout ce qui lui sera arrivé, sera une vanité.

Prediger 11:8 German: Modernized
Wenn ein Mensch lange Zeit lebet und ist fröhlich in allen Dingen, so gedenkt er doch nur der bösen Tage, daß ihrer so viel ist; denn alles, was ihm begegnet ist, ist eitel.

Prediger 11:8 German: Luther (1912)
Wenn ein Mensch viele Jahre lebt, so sei er fröhlich in ihnen allen und gedenke der finstern Tage, daß ihrer viel sein werden; denn alles, was kommt, ist eitel.

Prediger 11:8 German: Textbibel (1899)
Denn, wenn der Mensch viele Jahre lebt, soll er sich in ihnen allen freuen und der Tage der Finsternis gedenken, daß ihrer viele sein werden: alles, was kommt, ist eitel.

Ecclesiaste 11:8 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Se dunque un uomo vive molti anni, si rallegri tutti questi anni, e pensi ai giorni delle tenebre, che saran molti; tutto quello che avverrà è vanità.

Ecclesiaste 11:8 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Ma pure, se l’uomo, vivendo molti anni sempre in allegrezza, si ricorda che i giorni delle tenebre saranno molti, tutto quello che gli sarà avvenuto sarà vanità.

PENGKHOTBAH 11:8 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
maka jikalau kiranya orang hidup beberapa berapa tahun lamanya, baiklah hatinya bersukacita akan sekalian itu, tetapi hendaklah ia ingat juga akan segala hari kegelapan, yang boleh menjadi banyak! Segala perkara yang jadi itu sia-sia adanya.

전도서 11:8 Korean
사람이 여러 해를 살면 항상 즐거워할지로다 그러나 캄캄한 날이 많으리니 그 날을 생각할지로다 장래 일은 다 헛되도다

Ecclesiastes 11:8 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Si annis multis vixerit homo, et in his omnibus lætatus fuerit, meminisse debet tenebrosi temporis, et dierum multorum, qui cum venerint, vanitatis arguentur præterita.

Koheleto knyga 11:8 Lithuanian
Kiek ilgai žmogus begyventų, tegul džiaugiasi visą laiką ir nepamiršta, kad tamsių dienų bus daugybė. Visa, kas bus, yra tuštybė.

Ecclesiastes 11:8 Maori
Ae ra, ki te maha nga tau e ora ai te tangata, kia hari ia ki aua tau katoa; engari kia mahara ia ki nga tau o te pouri, tera hoki e maha. Ko nga mea e haere ake ana he horihori katoa.

Predikerens 11:8 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
For om et menneske lever mange år, skal han glede sig i dem alle og komme mørkets dager i hu; for de blir mange. Alt som skal komme, er tomhet.

Eclesiastés 11:8 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Ciertamente, si un hombre vive muchos años, que en todos ellos se regocije, pero recuerde que los días de tinieblas serán muchos. Todo lo por venir es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 11:8 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Ciertamente, si un hombre vive muchos años, Que en todos ellos se regocije, Pero recuerde que los días de tinieblas serán muchos. Todo lo por venir es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 11:8 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Porque aunque un hombre viviere muchos años, y se alegrase en todos ellos; acuérdese sin embargo, que los días de las tinieblas serán muchos. Todo cuanto viene es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 11:8 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Mas si el hombre viviere muchos años, y en todos ellos hubiere gozado alegría; si después trajere á la memoria los días de las tinieblas, que serán muchos, todo lo que le habrá pasado, dirá haber sido vanidad.

Eclesiastés 11:8 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
mas si el hombre viviere muchos años, y en todos ellos hubiere gozado alegría; si después trajere a la memoria los días de las tinieblas, que serán muchos, todo lo que le habrá pasado, dirá haber sido vanidad.

Eclesiastes 11:8 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Portanto, se um ser humano chegar a viver muitos anos, alegre-se em todos eles. Porém lembre-se dos dias difíceis e escuros, porquanto não faltarão em quantidade. Afinal, tudo o que está para vir é absurdo, não faz sentido.

Eclesiastes 11:8 Portugese Bible
Se, pois, o homem viver muitos anos, regozije-se em todos eles; contudo lembre-se dos dias das trevas, porque hão de ser muitos. Tudo quanto sucede é vaidade.   

Ecclesiast 11:8 Romanian: Cornilescu
Deci, dacă un om trăieşte mulţi ani, să se bucure, în toţi anii aceştia, şi să se gîndească ce multe vor fi zilele de întunerec. Tot ce va veni este deşertăciune.

Екклесиаст 11:8 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Если человек проживет и много лет, то пусть веселится он впродолжение всех их, и пусть помнит о днях темных, которых будет много: все, что будет, – суета!

Екклесиаст 11:8 Russian koi8r
Если человек проживет [и] много лет, то пусть веселится он в продолжение всех их, и пусть помнит о днях темных, которых будет много: все, что будет, --суета!

Predikaren 11:8 Swedish (1917)
Ja, om en människa får leva än så många år, så må hon vara glad under dem alla, men betänka, att eftersom mörkrets dagar bliva så många, är ändå allt som händer fåfänglighet.

Ecclesiastes 11:8 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Oo, kung ang tao ay mabuhay ng maraming taon, magalak siya sa lahat ng yaon; nguni't alalahanin niya ang mga kaarawan ng kadiliman, sapagka't magiging marami. Lahat ng dumarating ay walang kabuluhan.

ปัญญาจารย์ 11:8 Thai: from KJV
เออ ถ้าคนใดมีชีวิตอยู่ได้ตั้งหลายปี และเขาเปรมปรีดิ์ในตลอดปีเดือนเหล่านั้น ก็จงให้เขาระลึกถึงวันมืดว่าจะมีมาก บรรดาเหตุการณ์ที่เกิดขึ้นมานั้นก็อนิจจัง

Vaiz 11:8 Turkish
Evet, insan uzun yıllar yaşarsa,
Sevinçle yaşasın.
Ama karanlık günleri unutmasın,
Çünkü onlar da az değil.
Gelecek her şey boştur.

Truyeàân Ñaïo 11:8 Vietnamese (1934)
Nếu một người được sống lâu năm, thì khá vui vẻ trong trọn các năm ấy; song cũng chớ quên những ngày tối tăm, vì những ngày ấy nhiều. Phàm việc gì xảy đến đều là sự hư không.

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