Ecclesiastes 8:14
New International Version
There is something else meaningless that occurs on earth: the righteous who get what the wicked deserve, and the wicked who get what the righteous deserve. This too, I say, is meaningless.

New Living Translation
And this is not all that is meaningless in our world. In this life, good people are often treated as though they were wicked, and wicked people are often treated as though they were good. This is so meaningless!

English Standard Version
There is a vanity that takes place on earth, that there are righteous people to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked, and there are wicked people to whom it happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I said that this also is vanity.

New American Standard Bible
There is futility which is done on the earth, that is, there are righteous men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked. On the other hand, there are evil men to whom it happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I say that this too is futility.

King James Bible
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There is a futility that is done on the earth: there are righteous people who get what the actions of the wicked deserve, and there are wicked people who get what the actions of the righteous deserve. I say that this too is futile.

International Standard Version
Here is a pointless thing that happens on earth: A righteous man receives what happens to the wicked, and a wicked man receives what happens to the righteous. I concluded that this, too, is pointless.

NET Bible
Here is another enigma that occurs on earth: Sometimes there are righteous people who get what the wicked deserve, and sometimes there are wicked people who get what the righteous deserve. I said, "This also is an enigma."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There is something being done on earth that is pointless. Righteous people suffer for what the wicked do, and wicked people get what the righteous deserve. I say that even this is pointless.

Jubilee Bible 2000
There is another vanity which is done upon the earth: that there are just men, who are recompensed as if they had done according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men, who are recompensed as if they had done according to the work of the righteous; I say that this also is vanity.

King James 2000 Bible
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there are just men, unto whom it happens according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men, to whom it happens according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

American King James Version
There is a vanity which is done on the earth; that there be just men, to whom it happens according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happens according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

American Standard Version
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth, that there are righteous men unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There is also another vanity, which is done upon the earth. There are just men to whom evils happen, as though they had done the works of the wicked: and there are wicked men, who are as secure, as though they had the deeds of the just: but this also I judge most vain.

Darby Bible Translation
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there are righteous [men] unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; and there are wicked [men] to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous. I said that this also is vanity.

English Revised Version
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be righteous men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

Webster's Bible Translation
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there are just men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there are wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.

World English Bible
There is a vanity which is done on the earth, that there are righteous men to whom it happens according to the work of the wicked. Again, there are wicked men to whom it happens according to the work of the righteous. I said that this also is vanity.

Young's Literal Translation
There is a vanity that hath been done upon the earth, that there are righteous ones unto whom it is coming according to the work of the wicked, and there are wicked ones unto whom it is coming according to the work of the righteous. I have said that this also is vanity.

Prediker 8:14 Afrikaans PWL
Daar is ’n waardeloosheid wat op die aarde gedoen word; daar is regverdige manne met wie dit gebeur volgens die werke van die bose en daar is bose manne met wie dit gaan volgens die dade van die regverdiges; ek sê dat dit ook waardeloosheid is.

Predikuesi 8:14 Albanian
Éshtë një kotësi që ndodh mbi tokë; ka njerëz të drejtë që trajtohen ashtu sikur i përket veprës të të pabesëve, dhe ka të pabesë që trajtohen sikur i përket veprës të të drejtëve. Kam thënë që edhe kjo është kotësi.

ﺍﻟﺠﺎﻣﻌﺔ 8:14 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
يوجد باطل يجرى على الارض. ان يوجد صديقون يصيبهم مثل عمل الاشرار ويوجد اشرار يصيبهم مثل عمل الصديقين. فقلت ان هذا ايضا باطل.

Dyr Prödiger 8:14 Bavarian
Aber +ist s n yso?: Du, daa kimmt über Rechtförtige dös, was yn de Gotloosn zuekaem, und umkeerter! Daa fraag i mi ietz aber wirklich!

Еклесиаст 8:14 Bulgarian
Има една суета, която става на земята: Че има праведни, на които се случва според делата на нечестивите, А пък има нечестиви, на които се случва според делата на праведните. Рекох, че и това е суета.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
世上有一件虛空的事,就是義人所遭遇的反照惡人所行的,又有惡人所遭遇的反照義人所行的。我說,這也是虛空。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
世上有一件虚空的事,就是义人所遭遇的反照恶人所行的,又有恶人所遭遇的反照义人所行的。我说,这也是虚空。

傳 道 書 8:14 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
世 上 有 一 件 虛 空 的 事 , 就 是 義 人 所 遭 遇 的 , 反 照 惡 人 所 行 的 ; 又 有 惡 人 所 遭 遇 的 , 反 照 義 人 所 行 的 。 我 說 , 這 也 是 虛 空 。

傳 道 書 8:14 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
世 上 有 一 件 虚 空 的 事 , 就 是 义 人 所 遭 遇 的 , 反 照 恶 人 所 行 的 ; 又 有 恶 人 所 遭 遇 的 , 反 照 义 人 所 行 的 。 我 说 , 这 也 是 虚 空 。

Ecclesiastes 8:14 Croatian Bible
Ali je na zemlji ispraznost te pravednike stiže sudbina opakih, a opake sudbina pravednika. Velim: i to je ispraznost.

Kazatel 8:14 Czech BKR
Jest marnost, kteráž se děje na zemi: Že bývají spravedliví, jimž se však vede, jako by činili skutky bezbožných; zase bývají bezbožní, kterýmž se však vede, jako by činili skutky spravedlivých. Protož jsem řekl: I to také jest marnost.

Prædikeren 8:14 Danish
Der er en Tomhed, som forekommer paa Jorden: at der findes retfærdige, hvem det gaar, som om de havde gjort de gudløses Gerninger, og gudløse, hvem det gaar som om de havde gjort de retfærdiges Gerninger. Jeg sagde: Ogsaa det er Tomhed.

Prediker 8:14 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Er is nog een ijdelheid, die op aarde geschiedt: dat er zijn rechtvaardigen, dien het wedervaart naar het werk der goddelozen, en er zijn goddelozen, dien het wedervaart naar het werk der rechtvaardigen. Ik zeg, dat dit ook ijdelheid is.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
יֶשׁ־הֶבֶל֮ אֲשֶׁ֣ר נַעֲשָׂ֣ה עַל־הָאָרֶץ֒ אֲשֶׁ֣ר ׀ יֵ֣שׁ צַדִּיקִ֗ים אֲשֶׁ֨ר מַגִּ֤יעַ אֲלֵהֶם֙ כְּמַעֲשֵׂ֣ה הָרְשָׁעִ֔ים וְיֵ֣שׁ רְשָׁעִ֔ים שֶׁמַּגִּ֥יעַ אֲלֵהֶ֖ם כְּמַעֲשֵׂ֣ה הַצַּדִּיקִ֑ים אָמַ֕רְתִּי שֶׁגַּם־זֶ֖ה הָֽבֶל׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
יש־הבל אשר נעשה על־הארץ אשר ׀ יש צדיקים אשר מגיע אלהם כמעשה הרשעים ויש רשעים שמגיע אלהם כמעשה הצדיקים אמרתי שגם־זה הבל׃

Aleppo Codex
יד יש הבל אשר נעשה על הארץ אשר יש צדיקים אשר מגיע אלהם כמעשה הרשעים ויש רשעים שמגיע אלהם כמעשה הצדיקים  אמרתי שגם זה הבל

Prédikátor 8:14 Hungarian: Karoli
Van hiábavalóság, a mely e földön történik; az, hogy vannak oly igazak, a kiknek dolga a gonoszoknak cselekedetei szerint lesz; és vannak gonoszok, a kiknek dolga az igazaknak cselekedetei szerint lesz; mondám, hogy ez is hiábavalóság.

La predikanto 8:14 Esperanto
Ekzistas vantajxo, kiu farigxas sur la tero:ekzistas virtuloj, al kiuj farigxas tio sama, kio farigxas al malvirtuloj; kaj ekzistas malvirtuloj, al kiuj farigxas tio sama, kio al la virtuloj; kaj mi diris al mi, ke ankaux cxi tio estas vantajxo.

SAARNAAJA 8:14 Finnish: Bible (1776)
On turhuutta sekin, mitä tapahtuu maan päällä, kun vanhurskaita on, joiden käy, niinkuin olisivat jumalattomain tekoja tehneet, ja jumalattomia on, joiden käy, niinkuin olisivat vanhurskaitten tekoja tehneet. Minä sanoin: sekin on turhuutta.

Ecclésiaste 8:14 French: Darby
Il est encore une vanite qui a lieu sur la terre: c'est qu'il y a des justes auxquels il arrive selon l'oeuvre des mechants, et il y a des mechants auxquels il arrive selon l'oeuvre des justes. J'ai dit que cela aussi est vanite.

Ecclésiaste 8:14 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Il est une vanité qui a lieu sur la terre: c'est qu'il y a des justes auxquels il arrive selon l'oeuvre des méchants, et des méchants auxquels il arrive selon l'oeuvre des justes. Je dis que c'est encore là une vanité.

Ecclésiaste 8:14 French: Martin (1744)
Il y a une vanité qui arrive sur la terre, c'est qu'il y a des justes, à qui il arrive selon l'œuvre des méchants; et il y a aussi des méchants, à qui il arrive selon l'œuvre des justes; j'ai dit que cela aussi est une vanité.

Prediger 8:14 German: Modernized
Es ist eine Eitelkeit, die auf Erden geschieht. Es sind Gerechte, denen gehet es, als hätten sie Werke der Gottlosen, und sind Gottlose, denen gehet es, als hätten sie Werke der Gerechten. Ich sprach: Das ist auch eitel.

Prediger 8:14 German: Luther (1912)
Es ist eine Eitelkeit, die auf Erden geschieht: es sind Gerechte, denen geht es als hätten sie Werke der Gottlosen, und sind Gottlose, denen geht es als hätten sie Werke der Gerechten. Ich sprach: Das ist auch eitel.

Prediger 8:14 German: Textbibel (1899)
Es ist etwas Eitles, das auf Erden geschieht, daß es Fromme giebt, denen es ergeht nach dem Thun der Gottlosen, und daß es Gottlose giebt, denen es ergeht nach dem Thun der Frommen. Ich sprach: auch das ist eitel!

Ecclesiaste 8:14 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
V’è una vanità che avviene sulla terra; ed è che vi son dei giusti i quali son trattati come se avessero fatto l’opera degli empi, e vi son degli empi i quali son trattati come se avessero fatto l’opera de’ giusti. Io ho detto che anche questo è vanità.

Ecclesiaste 8:14 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Vi è una vanità che avviene sopra la terra; cioè: che vi son de’ giusti, a’ quali avviene secondo l’opera degli empi; e vi son degli empi, a’ quali avviene secondo l’opera de’ giusti. Io ho detto che anche questo è vanità.

PENGKHOTBAH 8:14 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka adalah pula suatu perkara yang sia-sia, yang jadi di atas bumi, yaitu: Adalah orang benar yang mendapat pembalasan seperti patut akan perbuatan orang fasik, dan adalah orang fasik yang mendapat pembalasan seperti patut akan perbuatan orang benar. Maka sebab itu kataku: Ini suatu perkara yang sia-sia adanya.

전도서 8:14 Korean
세상에 행하는 헛된 일이 있나니 곧 악인의 행위대로 받는 의인도 있고 의인의 행위대로 받는 악인도 있는 것이라 내가 이르노 니 이것도 헛되도다

Ecclesiastes 8:14 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Est et alia vanitas quæ fit super terram : sunt justi quibus mala proveniunt quasi opera egerint impiorum : et sunt impii qui ita securi sunt quasi justorum facta habeant. Sed et hoc vanissimum judico.

Koheleto knyga 8:14 Lithuanian
Žemėje kartais teisusis gauna, ką nedorėlis yra nusipelnęs, o nedorėlis gauna, ką yra nusipelnęs teisusis. Aš sakiau, kad tai taip pat tuštybė.

Ecclesiastes 8:14 Maori
He horihori tenei e mahia nei i runga i te whenua; ara he hunga tika enei, a ko te mea e pa ana ki a ratou pera tonu i te mea e pa ana ki te mahi a te hunga kino: a, he hunga kino enei, a ko te mea e pa ana ki a ratou pera tonu i te mea e pa ana ki te mahi a te hunga tika: i ki ahau he horihori ano hoki tenei.

Predikerens 8:14 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Der er noget tomt som hender på jorden: at der er rettferdige hvem det går som om de hadde gjort de ugudeliges gjerninger, og at der er ugudelige hvem det går som om de hadde gjort de rettferdiges gjerninger. Jeg sier at også dette er tomhet.

Eclesiastés 8:14 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Hay una vanidad que se hace sobre la tierra: hay justos a quienes les sucede conforme a las obras de los impíos, y hay impíos a quienes les sucede conforme a las obras de los justos. Digo que también esto es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 8:14 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Hay una vanidad que se hace sobre la tierra: hay justos a quienes les sucede conforme a las obras de los impíos, y hay impíos a quienes les sucede conforme a las obras de los justos. Digo que también esto es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 8:14 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Hay vanidad que se hace sobre la tierra; que hay justos a quienes sucede como si hicieran obras de impíos; y hay impíos a quienes acontece como si hicieran obras de justos. Digo que esto también es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 8:14 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Hay vanidad que se hace sobre la tierra: que hay justos á quienes sucede como si hicieran obras de impíos; y hay impíos á quienes acaece como si hicieran obras de justos. Digo que esto también es vanidad.

Eclesiastés 8:14 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Hay otra vanidad que se hace sobre la tierra: que hay justos los cuales son pagados como si hicieran obras de impíos; y hay impíos, que son pagados como si hicieran obras de justos. Digo que esto también es vanidad.

Eclesiastes 8:14 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Mas há mais um absurdo sobre a face da terra: justos que são castigados como se fossem ímpios, e perversos que são tratados com a dignidade devida aos homens de bem.

Eclesiastes 8:14 Portugese Bible
Ainda há outra vaidade que se faz sobre a terra: há justos a quem sucede segundo as obras dos ímpios, e há ímpios a quem sucede segundo as obras dos justos. Eu disse que também isso é vaidade.   

Ecclesiast 8:14 Romanian: Cornilescu
Este o deşertăciune care se petrece pe pămînt: şi anume sînt oameni neprihăniţi, cărora le merge ca şi celor răi cari fac fapte rele, şi sînt răi, cărora le merge ca şi celor neprihăniţi, cari fac fapte bune. Eu zic că şi aceasta este o deşertăciune.

Екклесиаст 8:14 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Есть и такая суета на земле: праведников постигает то, чего заслуживали бы дела нечестивых, а с нечестивыми бывает то, чего заслуживали бы дела праведников. И сказал я: и это – суета!

Екклесиаст 8:14 Russian koi8r
Есть и такая суета на земле: праведников постигает то, чего заслуживали бы дела нечестивых, а с нечестивыми бывает то, чего заслуживали бы дела праведников. И сказал я: и это--суета!

Predikaren 8:14 Swedish (1917)
En fåfänglighet som händer här på jorden är det att rättfärdiga finnas, vilka det går såsom hade de gjort de ogudaktigas gärningar, och att ogudaktiga finnas, vilka det går såsom hade de gjort de rättfärdigas gärningar. Jag sade: Också detta är fåfänglighet.

Ecclesiastes 8:14 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
May walang kabuluhan na nangyayari sa lupa; na may mga matuwid na tao na kinapapangyarihan ng ayon sa gawa ng masama; muli, may mga masamang tao na kinapapangyarihan ng ayon sa gawa ng matuwid; aking sinabi, na ito man ay walang kabuluhan.

ปัญญาจารย์ 8:14 Thai: from KJV
ยังมีอนิจจังอีกอย่างหนึ่งที่กระทำกันบนแผ่นดินโลก คือมีคนชอบธรรมรับเหตุการณ์อันเป็นเหตุการณ์ที่คนชั่วควรรับ และมีคนชั่วรับเหตุการณ์อันเป็นเหตุการณ์ที่คนชอบธรรมควรรับ ข้าพเจ้ากล่าวได้ว่า นี่ก็อนิจจังด้วย

Vaiz 8:14 Turkish
Yeryüzünde boş bir şey daha var: Kötülerin hak ettiği doğruların, doğruların hak ettiğiyse kötülerin başına geliyor. Bu da boş, diyorum.

Truyeàân Ñaïo 8:14 Vietnamese (1934)
Lại còn có một sự hư không khác trên thế gian: lắm người công bình bị đãi theo công việc kẻ ác, và lắm kẻ ác lại được đãi theo công việc người công bình. Ta nói rằng điều đó cũng là sự hư không.

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