Ecclesiastes 5:14

 

“But those riches perish by evil travail: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Ecclesiastes 5:14

But those riches perish by euill trauell; and he begetteth a sonne, and there is nothing in his hand.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Ecclesiastes chapter 5

When those riches were lost through a bad investment and he had fathered a son, then there was nothing to support him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and those riches perish by evil adventure; and if he hath begotten a son, there is nothing in his hand.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I saw the destruction of his wealth by an evil chance; and when he became the father of a son he had nothing in his hand.
- Basic English Bible

or those riches perish by some evil circumstance, and if he have begotten a son, there is nothing in his hand.
- Darby Bible

As he came forth naked from his mother's womb, so shall he return, and shall take nothing away with him of his labour.
- Douay Rheims Bible

But those riches perish by evil labor: and he begetteth a son, and there is nothing in his hand.
- Webster's Bible

Those riches perish by misfortune, and if he has fathered a son, there is nothing in his hand.
- World English Bible

And that wealth hath been lost in an evil business, and he hath begotten a son and there is nothing in his hand!
- Youngs Literal Bible

(5:13) and those riches perish by evil adventure; and if he hath begotten a son, there is nothing in his hand.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible


 


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