Ecclesiastes 3:22
New International Version
So I saw that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work, because that is their lot. For who can bring them to see what will happen after them?

New Living Translation
So I saw that there is nothing better for people than to be happy in their work. That is why we are here! No one will bring us back from death to enjoy life after we die.

English Standard Version
So I saw that there is nothing better than that a man should rejoice in his work, for that is his lot. Who can bring him to see what will be after him?

New American Standard Bible
I have seen that nothing is better than that man should be happy in his activities, for that is his lot. For who will bring him to see what will occur after him?

King James Bible
Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have seen that there is nothing better than for a person to enjoy his activities because that is his reward. For who can enable him to see what will happen after he dies?

International Standard Version
I concluded that it is worthwhile for people to find joy in their accomplishments, because that is their inheritance, since who can see what will exist after them?

NET Bible
So I perceived there is nothing better than for people to enjoy their work, because that is their reward; for who can show them what the future holds?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I saw that there's nothing better for people to do than to enjoy their work because that is their lot [in life]. Who will allow them to see what will happen after them?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Therefore I perceive that there is nothing better than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion; for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his lot: for who can bring him to see what shall be after him?

American King James Version
Why I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

American Standard Version
Wherefore I saw that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him back to see what shall be after him?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I have found that nothing is better than for a man to rejoice in his work, and that this is his portion. For who shall bring him to know the things that shall be after him?

Darby Bible Translation
And I have seen that there is nothing better than that man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion; for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

English Revised Version
Wherefore I saw that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him back to see what shall be after him?

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

World English Bible
Therefore I saw that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his works; for that is his portion: for who can bring him to see what will be after him?

Young's Literal Translation
And I have seen that there is nothing better than that man rejoice in his works, for it is his portion; for who doth bring him in to look on that which is after him?

Prediker 3:22 Afrikaans PWL
Dus het ek gesien dat daar niks beters in hulle is as dat die mens hom moet verheug in sy werke nie, want dit is sy deel, want wie sal hom daartoe bring dat hy kan sien wat ná hom sal wees?

Predikuesi 3:22 Albanian
Kështu e kuptova që nuk ka gjë më të mirë për njeriun se sa të gëzohet në punën e tij, sepse kjo është pjesa e tij. Kush do ta çojë në fakt të shohë atë që ka për të ndodhur pas tij?

ﺍﻟﺠﺎﻣﻌﺔ 3:22 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
فرأيت انه لا شيء خير من ان يفرح الانسان باعماله لان ذلك نصيبه. لانه من يأتي به ليرى ما سيكون بعده

Dyr Prödiger 3:22 Bavarian
Also, sag myr i, geit s nix Bössers, als däß dyr Mensch halt mit seinn Werch sein Freud haat; dös bleibt iem non. Denn wie kaem s so weit, däß yr saegh, was +naach iem ist?

Еклесиаст 3:22 Bulgarian
Видях, прочее, че за човека няма по-добро, Освен да се радва в делата си; Защото това е делът му; Понеже кой ще го възвърне [надире] за да види Онова, което ще бъде подир него?

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
故此,我見人莫強如在他經營的事上喜樂,因為這是他的份。他身後的事,誰能使他回來得見呢?

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
故此,我见人莫强如在他经营的事上喜乐,因为这是他的份。他身后的事,谁能使他回来得见呢?

傳 道 書 3:22 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
故 此 , 我 見 人 莫 強 如 在 他 經 營 的 事 上 喜 樂 , 因 為 這 是 他 的 分 。 他 身 後 的 事 誰 能 使 他 回 來 得 見 呢 ?

傳 道 書 3:22 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
故 此 , 我 见 人 莫 强 如 在 他 经 营 的 事 上 喜 乐 , 因 为 这 是 他 的 分 。 他 身 後 的 事 谁 能 使 他 回 来 得 见 呢 ?

Ecclesiastes 3:22 Croatian Bible
Uviđam da čovjeku druge sreće nema osim radosti u svome djelu, jer to je ljudska sudbina. A tko će ga dovesti do toga da dozna što će biti poslije njega?

Kazatel 3:22 Czech BKR
Protož spatřil jsem, že nic není lepšího, než veseliti se člověku v skutcích svých, poněvadž to jest podíl jeho. Nebo kdo jej k tomu přivede, aby poznati mohl to, což jest budoucího po něm?

Prædikeren 3:22 Danish
Saaledes indsaa jeg, at intet er bedre for Mennesket end at glæde sig ved sin Gerning, thi det er hans Del; thi hvo kan bringe ham saa vidt, at han kan se, hvad der kommer efter hans Død?

Prediker 3:22 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Dies ik gezien heb, dat er niets beters is, dan dat de mens zich verblijde in zijn werken, want dat is zijn deel; want wie zal hem daarhenen brengen, dat hij ziet, hetgeen na hem geschieden zal?

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְרָאִ֗יתִי כִּ֣י אֵ֥ין טֹוב֙ מֵאֲשֶׁ֨ר יִשְׂמַ֤ח הָאָדָם֙ בְּֽמַעֲשָׂ֔יו כִּי־ה֖וּא חֶלְקֹ֑ו כִּ֣י מִ֤י יְבִיאֶ֙נּוּ֙ לִרְאֹ֔ות בְּמֶ֖ה שֶׁיִּהְיֶ֥ה אַחֲרָֽיו׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
וראיתי כי אין טוב מאשר ישמח האדם במעשיו כי־הוא חלקו כי מי יביאנו לראות במה שיהיה אחריו׃

Aleppo Codex
כב וראיתי כי אין טוב מאשר ישמח האדם במעשיו--כי הוא חלקו  כי מי יביאנו לראות במה שיהיה אחריו

Prédikátor 3:22 Hungarian: Karoli
Azért úgy láttam, hogy semmi sincs jobb, mint hogy az ember örvendezzen az õ dolgaiban, mivelhogy ez az õ része [e világban:] mert ki hozhatja õt [vissza,] hogy lássa, mi lesz õ utána?

La predikanto 3:22 Esperanto
Kaj mi ekvidis, ke ekzistas nenio pli bona, ol ke homo gxuu plezuron de siaj faroj, cxar tia estas lia sorto; cxar kiu alkondukos lin, por vidi, kio estas post li?

SAARNAAJA 3:22 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Niin minä tulin näkemään, että ei ole mitään parempaa, kuin että ihminen iloitsee teoistansa, sillä se on hänen osansa. Sillä kuka tuo hänet takaisin näkemään iloksensa sitä, mikä tulee hänen jälkeensä?

Ecclésiaste 3:22 French: Darby
Et j'ai vu qu'il n'y a rien de mieux que ceci: que l'homme se rejouisse dans ce qu'il fait, car c'est là sa part; car qui l'amenera pour voir ce qui sera apres lui?

Ecclésiaste 3:22 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Et j'ai vu qu'il n'y a rien de mieux pour l'homme que de se réjouir de ses oeuvres: c'est là sa part. Car qui le fera jouir de ce qui sera après lui?

Ecclésiaste 3:22 French: Martin (1744)
J'ai donc connu qu'il n'y a rien de meilleur à l'homme que de se réjouir en ce qu'il fait; parce que c'est là sa portion; car qui est-ce qui le ramènera pour voir ce qui sera après lui?

Prediger 3:22 German: Modernized
Darum sah ich, daß nichts Besseres ist, denn daß ein Mensch fröhlich sei in seiner Arbeit; denn das ist sein Teil. Denn wer will ihn dahin bringen, daß er sehe was nach ihm geschehen wird?

Prediger 3:22 German: Luther (1912)
So sah ich denn, daß nichts Besseres ist, als daß ein Mensch fröhlich sei in seiner Arbeit; denn das ist sein Teil. Denn wer will ihn dahin bringen, daß er sehe, was nach ihm geschehen wird?

Prediger 3:22 German: Textbibel (1899)
So sah ich denn, daß es nichts besseres giebt, als daß der Mensch sich freue an seinen Werken, denn das ist sein Teil; denn wer kann ihn dahin bringen, daß er sehe, was nach ihm sein wird.

Ecclesiaste 3:22 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Io ho dunque visto che non v’è nulla di meglio per l’uomo del rallegrarsi, nel compiere il suo lavoro; tale è la sua parte; poiché chi lo farà tornare per godere di ciò che verrà dopo di lui?

Ecclesiaste 3:22 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Io ho dunque veduto che non vi è altro bene, se non che l’uomo si rallegri nelle sue opere; conciossiachè questa sia la sua parte; perciocchè chi lo rimenerà, per veder quello che sarà dopo lui?

PENGKHOTBAH 3:22 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka sebab itu telah kulihat tiada yang terutama dari pada ini; manusia bersukacita akan segala pekerjaannya, karena inilah bahagiannya, maka siapa gerangan membawa akan dia ke sana, supaya dilihatnya barang yang akan jadi kemudian dari padanya?

전도서 3:22 Korean
그러므로 내 소견에는 사람이 자기 일에 즐거워하는 것보다 나은것이 없나니 이는 그의 분복이라 그 신후사를 보게 하려고 저를 도로 데리고 올 자가 누구이랴

Ecclesiastes 3:22 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Et deprehendi nihil esse melius quam lætari hominem in opere suo, et hanc esse partem illius. Quis enim eum adducet ut post se futura cognoscat ?

Koheleto knyga 3:22 Lithuanian
Aš supratau, kad žmogui nėra nieko geresnio, kaip džiaugtis savo darbais, nes tai yra jo dalia. Nes kas gi jam parodys, kas bus po jo?

Ecclesiastes 3:22 Maori
Na ka kite ahau kahore he pai nui atu i tenei, ara kia koa te tangata ki ana mahi; ko te wahi hoki tera mana: ma wai ia e whakahoki mai, e mea kia kite i nga mea e puta mai i muri i a ia?

Predikerens 3:22 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Og jeg så at intet er bedre for mennesket enn at han gleder sig ved sitt arbeid; for det er det gode som blir ham til del; for hvem lar ham få se det som skal komme efter ham?

Eclesiastés 3:22 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Y he visto que no hay nada mejor para el hombre que gozarse en sus obras, porque esa es su suerte. Porque ¿quién le hará ver lo que ha de suceder después de él?

Eclesiastés 3:22 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
He visto que no hay nada mejor para el hombre que gozarse en sus obras, porque ésa es su suerte. Porque ¿quién le hará ver lo que ha de suceder después de él?

Eclesiastés 3:22 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Así que he visto que no hay cosa mejor que alegrarse el hombre con lo que hiciere; porque ésta es su parte; porque ¿quién lo llevará para que vea lo que ha de ser después de él?

Eclesiastés 3:22 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Así que he visto que no hay cosa mejor que alegrarse el hombre con lo que hiciere; porque esta es su parte: porque ¿quién lo llevará para que vea lo que ha de ser después de él?

Eclesiastés 3:22 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Así que he visto que no hay cosa mejor que alegrarse el hombre con lo que hiciere; porque esta es su parte; porque ¿quién lo llevará para que vea lo que será después de él?

Eclesiastes 3:22 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Considerando tudo isso, cheguei à conclusão de que não existe nada melhor para o ser humano do que ser feliz no trabalho que realiza e desfrutar dos seus resultados; afinal essa é a sua recompensa. Porquanto, quem de nós tem o poder de saber o que vai acontecer depois da nossa morte?

Eclesiastes 3:22 Portugese Bible
Pelo que tenho visto que não há coisa melhor do que alegrar-se o homem nas suas obras; porque esse é o seu quinhão; pois quem o fará voltar para ver o que será depois dele?   

Ecclesiast 3:22 Romanian: Cornilescu
Aşa că am văzut că nu este nimic mai bun pentru om decît să se veselească de lucrările lui: aceasta este partea lui. Căci cine -l va face să se bucure de ce va fi după el?

Екклесиаст 3:22 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Итак увидел я, что нет ничего лучше, как наслаждаться человеку делами своими: потомучто это – доля его; ибо кто приведет его посмотреть на то, что будет после него?

Екклесиаст 3:22 Russian koi8r
Итак увидел я, что нет ничего лучше, как наслаждаться человеку делами своими: потому что это--доля его; ибо кто приведет его посмотреть на то, что будет после него?

Predikaren 3:22 Swedish (1917)
Och jag såg att intet är bättre för människan, än att hon är glad under sitt arbete; ty detta är den del hon får. Ty vem kan föra henne tillbaka, så att hon får se och hava glädje av vad som skall ske efter henne?

Ecclesiastes 3:22 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Kaya't aking nakita, na walang bagay na maigi, kundi ang tao ay magalak sa kaniyang mga gawa; sapagka't siyang kaniyang bahagi: sapagka't sinong magbabalik sa kaniya upang makita ang mangyayari pagkamatay niya?

ปัญญาจารย์ 3:22 Thai: from KJV
เพราะฉะนั้นข้าพเจ้าจึงเห็นว่า ไม่มีอะไรดีไปกว่าที่มนุษย์จะเปรมปรีดิ์ในการงานของตน ด้วยว่านั่นเป็นส่วนของเขา ใครจะนำเขาให้เห็นว่าอะไรจะเป็นมาภายหลังเขา

Vaiz 3:22 Turkish
Sonuçta insanın yaptığı işten zevk almasından daha iyi bir şey olmadığını gördüm. Çünkü onun payına düşen budur. Kendisinden sonra olacakları görmesi için kim onu geri getirebilir?

Truyeàân Ñaïo 3:22 Vietnamese (1934)
Thế thì, ta thấy chẳng chi tốt cho loài người hơn là vui vẻ trong công việc mình; ấy là kỷ phần mình; vì ai sẽ đem mình trở lại đặng xem thấy điều sẽ xảy ra sau mình?

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