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Ecclesiastes 6:4

    Ecclesiastes 6:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For he comes in with vanity, and departs in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    for it cometh in vanity, and departeth in darkness, and the name thereof is covered with darkness;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    In wind it came and to the dark it will go, and with the dark will its name be covered.

    Webster's Revision

    for it cometh in vanity, and departeth in darkness, and the name thereof is covered with darkness;

    World English Bible

    for it comes in vanity, and departs in darkness, and its name is covered with darkness.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    for it cometh in vanity, and departeth in darkness, and the name thereof is covered with darkness;

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 6:4

    He ... his - Rather, it ... its. The untimely birth is spoken of.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 6:4

    6:4 He - The abortive; of whom alone, that passage is true, hath not seen the sun, ver.5. Cometh - Into the world. In vain - To no purpose; without any comfort or benefit by it. Departeth - Without any observation or regard of men. His name - Shall be speedily and utterly forgotten.