Ecclesiastes 9:11
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
7725 [e]שַׁ֜בְתִּי
šaḇ-tî
I returnedV-Qal-Perf-1cs
7200 [e]וְרָאֹ֣ה
wə-rā-’ōh
and sawConj-w | V-Qal-InfAbs
8478 [e]תַֽחַת־
ṯa-ḥaṯ-
underPrep
8121 [e]הַשֶּׁ֗מֶשׁ
haš-še-meš,
the sunArt | N-cs
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
thatConj
3808 [e]לֹא֩
[is] notAdv-NegPrt
7031 [e]לַקַּלִּ֨ים
laq-qal-lîm
to the swiftPrep-l, Art | Adj-mp
4793 [e]הַמֵּר֜וֹץ
ham-mê-rō-wṣ
the raceArt | N-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֧א
wə-lō
norConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
1368 [e]לַגִּבּוֹרִ֣ים
lag-gib-bō-w-rîm
to the strongPrep-l, Art | Adj-mp
4421 [e]הַמִּלְחָמָ֗ה
ham-mil-ḥā-māh,
the battleArt | N-fs
1571 [e]וְ֠גַם
wə-ḡam
andConj-w | Conj
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
norAdv-NegPrt
2450 [e]לַחֲכָמִ֥ים
la-ḥă-ḵā-mîm
to the wisePrep-l, Art | Adj-mp
3899 [e]לֶ֙חֶם֙
le-ḥem
breadN-ms
1571 [e]וְגַ֨ם
wə-ḡam
andConj-w | Conj
3808 [e]לֹ֤א
norAdv-NegPrt
995 [e]לַנְּבֹנִים֙
lan-nə-ḇō-nîm
to men of understandingPrep-l, Art | V-Nifal-Prtcpl-mp
6239 [e]עֹ֔שֶׁר
‘ō-šer,
richesN-ms
1571 [e]וְגַ֛ם
wə-ḡam
andConj-w | Conj
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
norAdv-NegPrt
3045 [e]לַיֹּדְעִ֖ים
lay-yō-ḏə-‘îm
to men of skillPrep-l, Art | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
2580 [e]חֵ֑ן
ḥên;
favorN-ms
3588 [e]כִּי־
kî-
butConj
6256 [e]עֵ֥ת
‘êṯ
timeN-cs
6294 [e]וָפֶ֖גַע
wā-p̄e-ḡa‘
and chanceConj-w | N-ms
7136 [e]יִקְרֶ֥ה
yiq-reh
happenV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
3605 [e]כֻּלָּֽם׃
kul-lām.
to them allN-msc | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
קהלת 9:11 Hebrew OT: 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׃

קהלת 9:11 Hebrew OT: 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׃

קהלת 9:11 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
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׃

קהלת 9:11 Hebrew Bible
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׃

Parallel Verses
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.
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