Ecclesiastes 6:2
New International Version
God gives some people wealth, possessions and honor, so that they lack nothing their hearts desire, but God does not grant them the ability to enjoy them, and strangers enjoy them instead. This is meaningless, a grievous evil.

New Living Translation
God gives some people great wealth and honor and everything they could ever want, but then he doesn't give them the chance to enjoy these things. They die, and someone else, even a stranger, ends up enjoying their wealth! This is meaningless--a sickening tragedy.

English Standard Version
a man to whom God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to enjoy them, but a stranger enjoys them. This is vanity; it is a grievous evil.

New American Standard Bible
a man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner enjoys them. This is vanity and a severe affliction.

King James Bible
A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
God gives a man riches, wealth, and honor so that he lacks nothing of all he desires for himself, but God does not allow him to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger will enjoy them. This is futile and a sickening tragedy.

International Standard Version
a man to whom God gives wealth, riches, and honor, so that he lacks none of his heart's desires—but God does not give him the capability to enjoy them. Instead, a stranger consumes them. This is pointless and a grievous affliction.

NET Bible
God gives a man riches, property, and wealth so that he lacks nothing that his heart desires, yet God does not enable him to enjoy the fruit of his labor--instead, someone else enjoys it! This is fruitless and a grave misfortune.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
God gives one person riches, wealth, and honor so that he doesn't lack anything he wants. Yet, God doesn't give him the power to enjoy any of them. Instead, a stranger enjoys them. This is pointless and is a painful tragedy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honour so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to eat of it, but the strangers eat it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

King James 2000 Bible
A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honor, so that he wants nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God gives him not power to eat of it, but a stranger eats it: this is vanity, and it is an evil affliction.

American King James Version
A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honor, so that he wants nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God gives him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eats it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

American Standard Version
a man to whom God giveth riches, wealth, and honor, so that he lacketh nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but an alien eateth it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A man to whom God hath given riches, and substance, and honour, and his soul wanteth nothing of all that he desireth: yet God doth not give him power to eat thereof, but a stranger shall eat it up. This is vanity and a great misery.

Darby Bible Translation
one to whom God giveth riches, wealth, and honour, and he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and a sore evil.

English Revised Version
a man to whom God giveth riches, wealth, and honour, so that he lacketh nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

Webster's Bible Translation
A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honor, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat of it, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

World English Bible
a man to whom God gives riches, wealth, and honor, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God gives him no power to eat of it, but an alien eats it. This is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

Young's Literal Translation
A man to whom God giveth wealth, and riches, and honour, and there is no lack to his soul of all that he desireth, and God giveth him not power to eat of it, but a stranger eateth it; this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.

Prediker 6:2 Afrikaans PWL
daar is ’n man aan wie God rykdom, skatte en eer gegee het sodat hy niks kortkom vir sy lewe van alles wat hy begeer nie, tog stel God hom nie in staat om daarvan te eet nie, maar ’n vreemdeling eet dit. Dit is waardeloos en ’n bose siekte.

Predikuesi 6:2 Albanian
dikujt Perëndia i ka dhënë pasuri, të mira dhe lavdi, dhe nuk i mungon asgjë nga gjithë ato që mund të dëshirojë, por Perëndia nuk i jep mundësinë t'i gëzojë, por i gëzon një i huaj. Kjo është kotësi dhe një e keqe e madhe.

ﺍﻟﺠﺎﻣﻌﺔ 6:2 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
رجل اعطاه الله غنى ومالا وكرامة وليس لنفسه عوز من كل ما يشتهيه ولم يعطه الله استطاعة على ان يأكل منه بل يأكله انسان غريب. هذا باطل ومصيبة رديئة هو

Dyr Prödiger 6:2 Bavarian
Dyr Herrgot gibt öbbern Wolstand, Bsiz und Geltung, und iem gäng wirklich nix meer ab; aber dyr Herrgot laasst n nix habn dyrvon, sundern ayn Anderner frippt s. Wenn dös nix Args ist, hän? Was sollt dös?

Еклесиаст 6:2 Bulgarian
Човек, на когото Бог дава богатство и имот и почест, Така щото душата му не се лишава от нищо що би пожелал, На когото, обаче, Бог не дава власт да яде от тях, Но чужденец ги яде. Това е суета и лоша болест.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
就是人蒙神賜他資財、豐富、尊榮,以致他心裡所願的一樣都不缺,只是神使他不能吃用,反有外人來吃用。這是虛空,也是禍患。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
就是人蒙神赐他资财、丰富、尊荣,以致他心里所愿的一样都不缺,只是神使他不能吃用,反有外人来吃用。这是虚空,也是祸患。

傳 道 書 6:2 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
就 是 人 蒙   神 賜 他 資 財 、 豐 富 、 尊 榮 , 以 致 他 心 裡 所 願 的 一 樣 都 不 缺 , 只 是   神 使 他 不 能 吃 用 , 反 有 外 人 來 吃 用 。 這 是 虛 空 , 也 是 禍 患 。

傳 道 書 6:2 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
就 是 人 蒙   神 赐 他 资 财 、 丰 富 、 尊 荣 , 以 致 他 心 里 所 愿 的 一 样 都 不 缺 , 只 是   神 使 他 不 能 吃 用 , 反 有 外 人 来 吃 用 。 这 是 虚 空 , 也 是 祸 患 。

Ecclesiastes 6:2 Croatian Bible
Nekomu Bog udijeli bogatstvo i blago i počasti te ima sve što mu duša poželi, ali mu ne udijeli da to i uživa, nego uživa tuđinac. To je ispraznost i grdna nevolja.

Kazatel 6:2 Czech BKR
Kterému člověku dal Bůh bohatství a zboží i slávu, tak že nemá nedostatku duše jeho v ničemž, čehokoli žádá, a však nedopouští mu Bůh užívati těch věcí, ale jiný leckdos sžíře to, a toť jest marnost a bídná věc.

Prædikeren 6:2 Danish
Naar Gud giver en Mand Rigdom og Gods og Ære, saa han intet savner af, hvad han ønsker, og Gud ikke sætter ham i Stand til at nyde det, men en fremmed nyder det, da er dette Tomhed og en slem Lidelse.

Prediker 6:2 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Een man, denwelken God gegeven heeft rijkdom, en goederen, en eer; en hij heeft voor zijn ziel aan geen ding gebrek, van alles wat hij begeert; en God geeft hem de macht niet, om daarvan te eten, maar dat een vreemd man dat opeet. Dit is ook ijdelheid en een kwade smart.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִ֣ישׁ אֲשֶׁ֣ר יִתֶּן־לֹ֣ו הָאֱלֹהִ֡ים עֹשֶׁר֩ וּנְכָסִ֨ים וְכָבֹ֜וד וְֽאֵינֶ֨נּוּ חָסֵ֥ר לְנַפְשֹׁ֣ו ׀ מִכֹּ֣ל אֲשֶׁר־יִתְאַוֶּ֗ה וְלֹֽא־יַשְׁלִיטֶ֤נּוּ הָֽאֱלֹהִים֙ לֶאֱכֹ֣ל מִמֶּ֔נּוּ כִּ֛י אִ֥ישׁ נָכְרִ֖י יֹֽאכֲלֶ֑נּוּ זֶ֥ה הֶ֛בֶל וָחֳלִ֥י רָ֖ע הֽוּא׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
איש אשר יתן־לו האלהים עשר ונכסים וכבוד ואיננו חסר לנפשו ׀ מכל אשר־יתאוה ולא־ישליטנו האלהים לאכל ממנו כי איש נכרי יאכלנו זה הבל וחלי רע הוא׃

Aleppo Codex
ב איש אשר יתן לו האלהים עשר ונכסים וכבוד ואיננו חסר לנפשו מכל אשר יתאוה ולא ישליטנו האלהים לאכל ממנו--כי איש נכרי יאכלנו  זה הבל וחלי רע הוא

Prédikátor 6:2 Hungarian: Karoli
Mikor valakinek az Isten ád gazdagságot és kincseket és tisztességet, és semmi nélkül nem szûkölködik, valamit kivánhat lelkének, és az Isten nem engedi néki, hogy éljen azzal, hanem más ember él azzal: ez hiábavalóság és gonosz nyavalya!

La predikanto 6:2 Esperanto
se al iu homo Dio donas ricxecon kaj havon kaj honoron, kaj al lia animo mankas nenio, kion ajn li dezirus, sed Dio ne donas al li la povon konsumi gxin, nur fremda homo gxin konsumas-cxi tio estas vantajxo kaj malfacila doloro.

SAARNAAJA 6:2 Finnish: Bible (1776)
että Jumala antaa miehelle rikkautta ja tavaraa ja kunniaa, niin ettei hänen sielultaan puutu mitään kaikesta siitä, mitä hän halajaa, mutta Jumala ei salli hänen nauttia sitä, vaan sen nauttii vieras. Se on turhuutta ja raskas kärsimys.

Ecclésiaste 6:2 French: Darby
il y a tel homme à qui Dieu donne de la richesse, et des biens, et de l'honneur, et il ne manque rien à son ame de tout ce qu'il desire; et Dieu ne lui a pas donne le pouvoir d'en manger, car un etranger s'en repait. Cela est une vanite et un mal douloureux.

Ecclésiaste 6:2 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Il y a tel homme à qui Dieu a donné des richesses, des biens, et de la gloire, et qui ne manque pour son âme de rien de ce qu'il désire, mais que Dieu ne laisse pas maître d'en jouir, car c'est un étranger qui en jouira. C'est là une vanité et un mal grave.

Ecclésiaste 6:2 French: Martin (1744)
C'est qu'il y a tel homme à qui Dieu donne des richesses, des biens, et des honneurs, en sorte qu'il ne manque rien à son âme de tout ce qu'il saurait souhaiter; mais Dieu ne l'en fait pas le maître pour en manger, et un étranger le mangera; cela est une vanité, et un mal fâcheux.

Prediger 6:2 German: Modernized
Einer, dem Gott Reichtum, Güter und Ehre gegeben hat, und mangelt ihm keines, das sein Herz begehrt, und Gott doch ihm nicht Macht gibt, desselben zu genießen, sondern ein anderer verzehret es; das ist eitel und eine böse Plage.

Prediger 6:2 German: Luther (1912)
einer, dem Gott Reichtum, Güter und Ehre gegeben hat und mangelt ihm keins, das sein Herz begehrt; und Gott gibt doch ihm nicht Macht, es zu genießen, sondern ein anderer verzehrt es; das ist eitel und ein böses Übel.

Prediger 6:2 German: Textbibel (1899)
wenn Gott einem Reichtum und Schätze und Ehre giebt, so daß er für sich nichts entbehrt von allem, was er begehrt, Gott aber ihm nicht Macht giebt, davon zu genießen, sondern ein fremder Mann genießt es - das ist eitel und ein schlimmes Leiden.

Ecclesiaste 6:2 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
eccone uno a cui Dio dà ricchezze, tesori e gloria, in guisa che nulla manca all’anima sua di tutto ciò che può desiderare, ma Dio non gli dà il potere di goderne; ne gode uno straniero. Ecco una vanità e un male grave.

Ecclesiaste 6:2 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
cioè: che vi è tal uomo, a cui Iddio ha date ricchezze, e facoltà, e gloria, talchè nulla manca all’anima sua, di tutto ciò ch’egli può desiderare; e pure Iddio non gli dà il potere di mangiarne, anzi uno strano le mangia. Questo è vanità, ed una mala doglia.

PENGKHOTBAH 6:2 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
yaitu orang yang dikaruniai Allah dengan kekayaan dan harta benda dan kemuliaan, sehingga satupun tiada kurang padanya dari pada segala kehendak hatinya, tetapi tiada dianugerahkan Allah kepadanya kuasa akan makan dari padanya, melainkan orang lain juga makan habis akan dia. Maka ini lagi suatu perkara yang sia-sia adanya dan yang menyakiti hati.

전도서 6:2 Korean
어떤 사람은 그 심령의 모든 소원에 부족함이 없어 재물과 부요와 존귀를 하나님께 받았으나 능히 누리게 하심을 얻지 못하였으므로 다른 사람이 누리나니 이것도 헛되어 악한 병이로다

Ecclesiastes 6:2 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
vir cui dedit Deus divitias, et substantiam, et honorem, et nihil deest animæ suæ ex omnibus quæ desiderat ; nec tribuit ei potestatem Deus ut comedat ex eo, sed homo extraneus vorabit illud : hoc vanitas et miseria magna est.

Koheleto knyga 6:2 Lithuanian
Kai kam Dievas duoda turtų, lobio ir garbės. Jis turi visko, ko siela geidžia, bet jis negali tuo pasinaudoti­svetimas naudojasi tuo. Tai yra tuštybė ir didelė nelaimė.

Ecclesiastes 6:2 Maori
He tangata i homai nei e te Atua ki a ia he taonga, he rawa, he kororia, a kihai tona wairua i hapa ki tetahi mea i hiahia ai ia, otiia kihai i tukua e te Atua ki a ia te tikanga mo te kai i tetahi wahi o aua mea, engari kainga ana e te tangata k e. He horihori tenei, he mate kino.

Predikerens 6:2 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Når Gud gir en mann rikdom og skatter og ære, så han for sin del ikke fattes noget som han attrår, men Gud ikke setter ham i stand til å nyte godt av det, men en fremmed mann får nyte det, så er det tomhet og en ond lidelse.

Eclesiastés 6:2 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
un hombre a quien Dios ha dado riquezas, bienes y honores, y nada le falta a su alma de todo lo que desea, pero que Dios no le ha capacitado para disfrutar de ellos, porque un extraño los disfruta. Esto es vanidad y penosa aflicción.

Eclesiastés 6:2 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
un hombre a quien Dios ha dado riquezas, bienes y honores, y nada le falta a su alma de todo lo que desea, pero que Dios no le ha capacitado para disfrutar de ellos, porque un extraño los disfruta. Esto es vanidad y penosa aflicción.

Eclesiastés 6:2 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Un hombre a quien Dios da riquezas, bienes y honra, y nada le falta de todo lo que su alma desea; mas Dios no le da facultad de comer de ello, sino que los extraños se lo comen. Esto es vanidad y penosa enfermedad.

Eclesiastés 6:2 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Hombre á quien Dios dió riquezas, y hacienda, y honra, y nada le falta de todo lo que su alma desea; mas Dios no le dió facultad de comer de ello, sino que los extraños se lo comen. Esto vanidad es, y enfermedad trabajosa.

Eclesiastés 6:2 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
El del hombre a quien Dios dio riquezas, y hacienda, y honra, y nada le falta de todo lo que su alma desea; mas Dios no le dio facultad de comer de ello, sino que los extraños se lo comen. Esto vanidad es, y enfermedad maligna.

Eclesiastes 6:2 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Deus concede riquezas, bens e honra a um homem, e nada lhe falta de tudo o que poderia imaginar; contudo, o próprio Deus não lhe permite desfrutar de todos esses recursos; mas outra pessoa, vinda de outro lugar, é quem irá aproveitar dos seus haveres. Ora, isso não faz sentido, é pura ilusão e sofrimento cruel.

Eclesiastes 6:2 Portugese Bible
um homem a quem Deus deu riquezas, bens e honra, de maneira que nada lhe falta de tudo quanto ele deseja, contudo Deus não lhe dá poder para daí comer, antes o estranho lho come; também isso é vaidade e grande mal.   

Ecclesiast 6:2 Romanian: Cornilescu
Este, de pildă, un om căruia i -a dat Dumnezeu avere, bogăţii, şi slavă, aşa că nu -i lipseşte nimic din ce -i doreşte sufletul; dar Dumnezeu nu -l lasă să se bucure de ele, ci un străin se bucură de ele: aceasta este o deşertăciune şi un rău mare.

Екклесиаст 6:2 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Бог дает человеку богатство и имущество и славу, и нет для души егонедостатка ни в чем, чего не пожелал бы он; но не дает ему Бог пользоваться этим, а пользуется тем чужой человек: это – суета и тяжкий недуг!

Екклесиаст 6:2 Russian koi8r
Бог дает человеку богатство и имущество и славу, и нет для души его недостатка ни в чем, чего не пожелал бы он; но не дает ему Бог пользоваться этим, а пользуется тем чужой человек: это--суета и тяжкий недуг!

Predikaren 6:2 Swedish (1917)
när Gud åt någon har givit rikedom och skatter och ära, så att denne för sin räkning intet saknar av allt det han önskar sig, och Gud sedan icke förunnar honom makt att själv njuta därav, utan låter en främling få njuta därav; detta är fåfänglighet och en usel plåga.

Ecclesiastes 6:2 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Ang tao na binibigyan ng Dios ng mga kayamanan, pag-aari, at karangalan, na anopa't walang kulang sa kaniyang kaluluwa sa lahat niyang ninanasa, gayon ma'y hindi binibigyan siya ng Dios ng kapangyarihan na kumain niyaon, kundi iba ang kumakain niyaon; ito'y walang kabuluhan, at masamang sakit.

ปัญญาจารย์ 6:2 Thai: from KJV
คือมนุษย์คนใดที่พระเจ้าทรงประทานทรัพย์สมบัติ ความมั่งคั่งและยศฐาบรรดาศักดิ์ให้ จนสิ่งใดๆที่เขาปรารถนาสำหรับตัว จิตใจเขาก็มีครบไม่ขาดเลย แต่พระเจ้ามิได้ทรงโปรดให้เขามีอำนาจรับประทานสิ่งนั้นได้ คนนอกบ้านนอกเมืองกลับรับประทานสิ่งนั้น นี่ก็อนิจจัง และเป็นความทุกข์ใจอย่างร้ายแรง

Vaiz 6:2 Turkish
Adam vardır, Tanrı kendisine mal, mülk, saygınlık verir, yerine gelmeyecek isteği yoktur. Ama Tanrı yemesine izin vermez; bir yabancı yer. Bu da boş ve acı bir derttir.

Truyeàân Ñaïo 6:2 Vietnamese (1934)
Kìa có một người mà Ðức Chúa Trời đã ban cho sự giàu có, của cải, va sang trọng, đến đỗi mọi sự lòng người ước ao, chẳng thiếu gì hết; nhưng Ðức Chúa Trời không cho người có thể ăn lấy, bèn là một người khác được ăn. Ấy là một sự hư không, một tai nạn cực khổ.

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