אִם־ יֹולִ֣יד אִ֣ישׁ מֵאָ֡ה וְשָׁנִים֩ רַבֹּ֨ות יִֽחְיֶ֜ה וְרַ֣ב שֶׁיִּהְי֣וּ יְמֵֽי־ שָׁנָ֗יו וְנַפְשֹׁו֙ לֹא־ תִשְׂבַּ֣ע מִן־ הַטֹּובָ֔ה וְגַם־ קְבוּרָ֖ה לֹא־ הָ֣יְתָה לֹּ֑ו אָמַ֕רְתִּי טֹ֥וב מִמֶּ֖נּוּ הַנָּֽפֶל׃
KJV with Strong's
If a man beget an hundred children and live many years so that the days of his years be many and his soul be not filled with good and also that he have no burial I say that an untimely birth is better than he
קהלת 6:3 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אִם־יֹולִ֣יד אִ֣ישׁ מֵאָ֡ה וְשָׁנִים֩ רַבֹּ֨ות יִֽחְיֶ֜ה וְרַ֣ב ׀ שֶׁיִּהְי֣וּ יְמֵֽי־שָׁנָ֗יו וְנַפְשֹׁו֙ לֹא־תִשְׂבַּ֣ע מִן־הַטֹּובָ֔ה וְגַם־קְבוּרָ֖ה לֹא־הָ֣יְתָה לֹּ֑ו אָמַ֕רְתִּי טֹ֥וב מִמֶּ֖נּוּ הַנָּֽפֶל׃
קהלת 6:3 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
קהלת 6:3 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
קהלת 6:3 Hebrew Bible
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, then I say, "Better the miscarriage than he,
King James Bible
If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man may father a hundred children and live many years. No matter how long he lives, if he is not satisfied by good things and does not even have a proper burial, I say that a stillborn child is better off than he.
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