Ecclesiastes 9:11
New International Version
I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned; but time and chance happen to them all.

New Living Translation
I have observed something else under the sun. The fastest runner doesn't always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn't always win the battle. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. And those who are educated don't always lead successful lives. It is all decided by chance, by being in the right place at the right time.

English Standard Version
Again I saw that under the sun the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the intelligent, nor favor to those with knowledge, but time and chance happen to them all.

New American Standard Bible
I again saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift and the battle is not to the warriors, and neither is bread to the wise nor wealth to the discerning nor favor to men of ability; for time and chance overtake them all.

King James Bible
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Again I saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, or the battle to the strong, or bread to the wise, or riches to the discerning, or favor to the skillful; rather, time and chance happen to all of them.

International Standard Version
I considered and observed on earth the following: The race doesn't go to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor food to the wise, nor wealth to the smart, nor recognition to the skilled. Instead, timing and circumstances meet them all.

NET Bible
Again, I observed this on the earth: the race is not always won by the swiftest, the battle is not always won by the strongest; prosperity does not always belong to those who are the wisest, wealth does not always belong to those who are the most discerning, nor does success always come to those with the most knowledge--for time and chance may overcome them all.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I saw something else under the sun. The race isn't [won] by fast runners, or the battle by heroes. Wise people don't necessarily have food. Intelligent people don't necessarily have riches, and skilled people don't necessarily receive special treatment. But time and unpredictable events overtake all of them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of prudence, nor yet grace to men of eloquence; but time and chance happens to them all.

King James 2000 Bible
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happens to them all.

American King James Version
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happens to them all.

American Standard Version
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I turned me to another thing, and I saw that under the sun, the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the learned, nor favour to the skilful: but time and chance in all.

Darby Bible Translation
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to the intelligent, nor yet favour to men of knowledge; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

English Revised Version
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but fame and chance happeneth to them all.

Webster's Bible Translation
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.

World English Bible
I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happen to them all.

Young's Literal Translation
I have turned so as to see under the sun, that not to the swift is the race, nor to the mighty the battle, nor even to the wise bread, nor even to the intelligent wealth, nor even to the skilful grace, for time and chance happen with them all.

Prediker 9:11 Afrikaans PWL
Ek het omgedraai en gesien dat onder die son die wedloop nie is vir die vinniges en die geveg vir die sterkes nie; ook die brood is nie vir die wyses of rykdom vir die manne met insig, of lof en eer vir die geleerde manne nie, want tyd en toeval tref hulle almal,

Predikuesi 9:11 Albanian
Gjithashtu pashë nën diell që vrapimi nuk fitohet nga ai që është i shpejtë as beteja nga të fortët; as buka nuk u shkon të urtëve, as pasuritë njerëzve të zgjuar, as favori atyre që janë të shkathët,

ﺍﻟﺠﺎﻣﻌﺔ 9:11 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
فعدت ورأيت تحت الشمس ان السعي ليس للخفيف ولا الحرب للاقوياء ولا الخبز للحكماء ولا الغنى للفهماء ولا النعمة لذوي المعرفة لانه الوقت والعرض يلاقيانهم كافة.

Dyr Prödiger 9:11 Bavarian
Und dös haan i aau gneusst: Nit de Schnellstn gwingend s Rennet, nit de Störchstn signd in n Kampf, nit de Weisn habnd gnueg z össn, nit de Verständdlichnen werdnd reich, nit yn de Gscheidn geet s guet. Dös kimmt allss drauf an.

Еклесиаст 9:11 Bulgarian
Обърнах се, и видях под слънцето Че надтичването не е на леките, нито боят на силните, Нито хлябът на мъдрите, нито богатството на разумните, Нито благоволението на изкусните; Но на всичките се случва [според] времето и случая.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
我又轉念,見日光之下,快跑的未必能贏,力戰的未必得勝,智慧的未必得糧食,明哲的未必得資財,靈巧的未必得喜悅,所臨到眾人的,是在乎當時的機會。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
我又转念,见日光之下,快跑的未必能赢,力战的未必得胜,智慧的未必得粮食,明哲的未必得资财,灵巧的未必得喜悦,所临到众人的,是在乎当时的机会。

傳 道 書 9:11 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
我 又 轉 念 : 見 日 光 之 下 , 快 跑 的 未 必 能 贏 ; 力 戰 的 未 必 得 勝 ; 智 慧 的 未 必 得 糧 食 ; 明 哲 的 未 必 得 資 財 ; 靈 巧 的 未 必 得 喜 悅 。 所 臨 到 眾 人 的 是 在 乎 當 時 的 機 會 。

傳 道 書 9:11 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
我 又 转 念 : 见 日 光 之 下 , 快 跑 的 未 必 能 赢 ; 力 战 的 未 必 得 胜 ; 智 慧 的 未 必 得 粮 食 ; 明 哲 的 未 必 得 资 财 ; 灵 巧 的 未 必 得 喜 悦 。 所 临 到 众 人 的 是 在 乎 当 时 的 机 会 。

Ecclesiastes 9:11 Croatian Bible
Osim toga, vidjeh pod suncem: ne dobivaju trku hitri, ni boj hrabri; nema kruha za mudraca, ni bogatstva za razumne, ni milosti za učene, jer vrijeme i kob sve ih dostiže.

Kazatel 9:11 Czech BKR
A obrátiv se, spatřil jsem pod sluncem, že nezáleží běh na rychlých, ani boj na udatných, nýbrž ani živnost na moudrých, ani bohatství na opatrných, ani přízeň na umělých, ale podlé času a příhody přihází se všechněm.

Prædikeren 9:11 Danish
Og atter saa jeg under Solen, at Hurtigløberen ikke er Herre over Løbet eller Heltene over Kampen, ej heller de vise over Brødet, ej heller de kløgtige over Rigdom, ej heller de kloge over Yndest, men alle er de bundet af Tid og Tilfælde.

Prediker 9:11 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Ik keerde mij, en zag onder de zon, dat de loop niet is der snellen, noch de strijd der helden, noch ook de spijs der wijzen, noch ook de rijkdom der verstandigen, noch ook de gunst der welwetenden, maar dat tijd en toeval aan alle dezen wedervaart;

Westminster Leningrad Codex
שַׁ֜בְתִּי וְרָאֹ֣ה תַֽחַת־הַשֶּׁ֗מֶשׁ כִּ֣י לֹא֩ לַקַּלִּ֨ים הַמֵּרֹ֜וץ וְלֹ֧א לַגִּבֹּורִ֣ים הַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה וְ֠גַם לֹ֣א לַחֲכָמִ֥ים לֶ֙חֶם֙ וְגַ֨ם לֹ֤א לַנְּבֹנִים֙ עֹ֔שֶׁר וְגַ֛ם לֹ֥א לַיֹּדְעִ֖ים חֵ֑ן כִּי־עֵ֥ת וָפֶ֖גַע יִקְרֶ֥ה אֶת־כֻּלָּֽם׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
שבתי וראה תחת־השמש כי לא לקלים המרוץ ולא לגבורים המלחמה וגם לא לחכמים לחם וגם לא לנבנים עשר וגם לא לידעים חן כי־עת ופגע יקרה את־כלם׃

Aleppo Codex
יא שבתי וראה תחת השמש כי לא לקלים המרוץ ולא לגבורים המלחמה וגם לא לחכמים לחם וגם לא לנבנים עשר וגם לא לידעים חן  כי עת ופגע יקרה את כלם

Prédikátor 9:11 Hungarian: Karoli
Éld életedet a te feleségeddel, a kit szeretsz, a te hiábavaló életednek minden napjaiban, a melyeket [Isten] adott néked a nap alatt, a te hiábavalóságodnak minden napjaiban; mert ez a te részed a te életedben és a te munkádban, melylyel munkálódol a nap alatt.

La predikanto 9:11 Esperanto
Aliflanke mi vidis sub la suno, ke ne de la rapiduloj dependas la kuro, ne de la fortuloj dependas la milito, kaj ne la sagxuloj havas panon, kaj ne la talentuloj havas ricxecon, kaj ne la kompetentuloj trovas aprobon; nur de la tempo kaj okazo ili cxiuj dependas.

SAARNAAJA 9:11 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Taas minä tulin näkemään auringon alla, että ei ole juoksu nopsain vallassa, ei sota urhojen, ei leipä viisaitten, ei rikkaus ymmärtäväisten eikä suosio taitavain vallassa, vaan aika ja kohtalo kohtaa kaikkia.

Ecclésiaste 9:11 French: Darby
Je me suis tourne, et j'ai vu sous le soleil que la course n'est point aux agiles, ni la bataille aux hommes forts, ni le pain aux sages, ni les richesses aux intelligents, ni la faveur à ceux qui ont de la connaissance; car le temps et les circonstances les atteignent tous.

Ecclésiaste 9:11 French: Louis Segond (1910)
J'ai encore vu sous le soleil que la course n'est point aux agiles ni la guerre aux vaillants, ni le pain aux sages, ni la richesse aux intelligents, ni la faveur aux savants; car tout dépend pour eux du temps et des circonstances.

Ecclésiaste 9:11 French: Martin (1744)
Je me suis tourné [ailleurs], et j'ai vu sous le soleil que la course n'est point aux légers, ni aux forts la bataille, ni aux sages le pain, ni aux prudents les richesses, ni la grâce aux savants; mais que le temps et l'occasion décident de ce qui arrive à tous.

Prediger 9:11 German: Modernized
Ich wandte mich und sah, wie es unter der Sonne zugehet, daß zu laufen nicht hilft schnell sein, zum Streit hilft nicht stark sein, zur Nahrung hilft nicht geschickt sein, zum Reichtum hilft nicht klug sein; daß einer angenehm sei, hilft nicht, daß er ein Ding wohl könne, sondern alles liegt es an der Zeit und Glück.

Prediger 9:11 German: Luther (1912)
Ich wandte mich und sah, wie es unter der Sonne zugeht, daß zum Laufen nicht hilft schnell zu sein, zum Streit hilft nicht stark sein, zur Nahrung hilft nicht geschickt sein, zum Reichtum hilft nicht klug sein; daß einer angenehm sei, dazu hilft nicht, daß er ein Ding wohl kann; sondern alles liegt an Zeit und Glück.

Prediger 9:11 German: Textbibel (1899)
Wiederum sah ich unter der Sonne, daß nicht die Schnellen über den Lauf verfügen, noch die Helden über den Krieg, noch auch die Weisen über das Brot, noch die Klugen über den Reichtum, noch die Verständigen über die Gunst, sondern Zeit und Geschick widerfährt ihnen allen.

Ecclesiaste 9:11 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Io mi son rimesso a considerare che sotto il sole, per correre non basta esser agili, né basta per combattere esser valorosi, né esser savi per aver del pane, né essere intelligenti per aver delle ricchezze, né esser abili per ottener favore; poiché tutti dipendono dal tempo e dalle circostanze.

Ecclesiaste 9:11 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
DI nuovo, io ho veduto sotto il sole, che il correre non è in poter de’ leggieri, nè il far la guerra in poter de’ prodi, nè l’aver del pane in poter de’ savi, nè l’acquistar ricchezze in poter de’ prudenti, nè d’essere in grazia in poter degl’intendenti; conciossiachè ad essi tutti avvengano tempi e casi.

PENGKHOTBAH 9:11 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka kembali aku sudah melihat bahwa di bawah langit perolehan lumba-lumba itu bukan orang pantas punya, dan kemenanganpun bukan orang gagah punya, dan rezekipun bukan orang alim punya, dan kekayaanpun bukan orang budiman punya, dan keridlaanpun bukan orang yang berpengetahuan punya, melainkan masa dan takdir juga berlaku atas sekaliannya.

전도서 9:11 Korean
내가 돌이켜 해 아래서 보니 빠른 경주자라고 선착하는 것이 아니며 유력자라고 전쟁에 승리하는 것이 아니며 지혜자라고 식물을 얻는 것이 아니며 명철자라고 재물을 얻는 것이 아니며 기능자라고 은총을 입는 것이 아니니 이는 시기와 우연이 이 모든 자에게 임함이라

Ecclesiastes 9:11 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Verti me ad aliud, et vidi sub sole nec velocium esse cursum, nec fortium bellum, nec sapientium panem, nec doctorum divitias, nec artificum gratiam ; sed tempus casumque in omnibus.

Koheleto knyga 9:11 Lithuanian
Aš pastebėjau pasaulyje, kad lenktynes laimi ne greitieji, karus ne drąsieji, duonos turi ne išmintingieji, turtus ne protingieji ir palankumą ne sumanieji. Visa priklauso nuo laiko ir atsitiktinumo.

Ecclesiastes 9:11 Maori
I hoki ahau, a i kite ahau i raro i te ra, ehara i te mea ko te hunga tere e puta i te oma, ko te hunga marohirohi ranei e toa i te pakanga, ko te hunga whakaaro nui ranei e whiwhi i te taro, ko te hunga mohio ranei e whiwhi i te taonga, ko te h unga tohunga ranei e manakohia, engari na te wa, na te tupono noa, i homai ki a ratou katoa.

Predikerens 9:11 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Fremdeles så jeg under solen at det ikke er visst at de som er lette på foten, vinner i løpet, eller at heltene seirer i krigen, eller at de vise kan få sig brød, eller at de forstandige kan vinne rikdom eller de kloke finne yndest; for tid og hendelse møter dem alle.

Eclesiastés 9:11 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Vi además que bajo el sol no es de los ligeros la carrera, ni de los valientes la batalla; y que tampoco de los sabios es el pan, ni de los entendidos las riquezas, ni de los hábiles el favor, sino que el tiempo y la suerte les llegan a todos.

Eclesiastés 9:11 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Vi además que bajo el sol No es de los ligeros la carrera, Ni de los valientes la batalla; Y que tampoco de los sabios es el pan, Ni de los entendidos las riquezas, Ni de los hábiles el favor, Sino que el tiempo y la suerte les llegan a todos.

Eclesiastés 9:11 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Me volví, y vi debajo del sol, que ni es de los ligeros la carrera, ni la guerra de los fuertes, ni aun de los sabios el pan, ni de los prudentes las riquezas, ni de los elocuentes el favor; sino que tiempo y ocasión acontece a todos.

Eclesiastés 9:11 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Tornéme, y vi debajo del sol, que ni es de los ligeros la carrera, ni la guerra de los fuertes, ni aun de los sabios el pan, ni de los prudentes las riquezas, ni de los elocuentes el favor; sino que tiempo y ocasión acontece á todos.

Eclesiastés 9:11 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Me volví y vi debajo del sol, que ni es de los ligeros la carrera, ni la guerra de los fuertes, ni aun de los sabios el pan, ni de los prudentes las riquezas, ni de los elocuentes la gracia; sino que tiempo y ocasión acontece a todos.

Eclesiastes 9:11 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Observei ainda e notei que debaixo do sol os velozes nem sempre vencem a corrida; os mais fortes nem sempre triunfam nas batalhas; os sábios nem sempre têm com o que se alimentar; nem a fortuna acompanha sempre os prudentes; nem os bem instruídos e inteligentes têm garantia de prestígio e honra; pois o tempo e o acaso afetam a todos indistintamente.

Eclesiastes 9:11 Portugese Bible
Observei ainda e vi que debaixo do sol não é dos ligeiros a carreira, nem dos fortes a peleja, nem tampouco dos sábios o pão, nem ainda dos prudentes a riqueza, nem dos entendidos o favor; mas que a ocasião e a sorte ocorrem a todos.   

Ecclesiast 9:11 Romanian: Cornilescu
Am mai văzut apoi supt soare că nu cei iuţi aleargă, că nu cei viteji cîştigă războiul, că nu cei înţelepţi cîştigă pînea, nici cei pricepuţi bogăţia, nici cei învăţaţi bunăvoinţa, ci toate atîrnă de vreme şi de împrejurări.

Екклесиаст 9:11 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
И обратился я, и видел под солнцем, что не проворным достается успешный бег, нехрабрым – победа, не мудрым – хлеб, и не у разумных – богатство, и не искусным – благорасположение, но время и случай для всех их.

Екклесиаст 9:11 Russian koi8r
И обратился я, и видел под солнцем, что не проворным достается успешный бег, не храбрым--победа, не мудрым--хлеб, и не у разумных--богатство, и не искусным--благорасположение, но время и случай для всех их.

Predikaren 9:11 Swedish (1917)
Ytterligare såg jag under solen att det icke beror av de snabba huru de lyckas i löpandet, icke av hjältarna huru striden utfaller, icke av de visa huru de få sitt bröd, icke av de kloka vad rikedom de förvärva, eller av de förståndiga vad ynnest de vinna, utan att allt för dem beror av tid och lägenhet.

Ecclesiastes 9:11 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Ako'y bumalik, at nakita ko sa ilalim ng araw, na ang paguunahan ay hindi sa mga matulin, ni ang pagbabaka man ay sa mga malakas, ni sa mga pantas man ang tinapay, ni ang mga kayamanan man ay sa mga taong naguunawa, ni ang kaloob man ay sa taong matalino; kundi ang panahon at kapalaran ay mangyayari sa kanilang lahat.

ปัญญาจารย์ 9:11 Thai: from KJV
ข้าพเจ้าได้เห็นภายใต้ดวงอาทิตย์อีกว่า คนเร็วไม่ชนะในการวิ่งแข่งเสมอไป หรือฝ่ายมีกำลังไม่ชนะสงครามเสมอไป หรือคนฉลาดไม่รับประทานเสมอไป หรือคนมีความเข้าใจไม่ร่ำรวยเสมอไป หรือผู้ที่เชี่ยวชาญไม่ได้รับความโปรดปรานเสมอไป แต่วารและโอกาสมีมาถึงเขาทุกคน

Vaiz 9:11 Turkish
Güneşin altında bir şey daha gördüm:
Yarışı hızlı koşanlar,
Savaşı yiğitler,
Ekmeği bilgeler,
Serveti akıllılar,
Beğeniyi bilgililer kazanmaz.
Ama zaman ve şans hepsinin önüne çıkar.

Truyeàân Ñaïo 9:11 Vietnamese (1934)
Ta xây lại thấy dưới mặt trời có kẻ lẹ làng chẳng được cuộc chạy đua, người mạnh sức chẳng được thắng trận, kẻ khôn ngoan không đặng bánh, kẻ thông sáng chẳng hưởng của cải, và người khôn khéo chẳng được ơn; vì thời thế và cơ hội xảy đến cho mọi người.

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