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Ecclesiastes 8:13

    Ecclesiastes 8:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he fears not before God.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    but it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But it will not be well for the evil-doer; he will not make his days long like a shade, because he has no fear before God.

    Webster's Revision

    but it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

    World English Bible

    But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he lengthen days like a shadow; because he doesn't fear God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    but it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

    Clarke's Commentary on Ecclesiastes 8:13

    But it shall not be well with the wicked - Let not the long-spared sinner presume that, because sentence is not speedily executed on his evil works, and he is suffered to go on to his hundredth transgression, God has forgotten to punish. No, he feareth not before Good; and therefore he shall not ultimately escape.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 8:13

    8:13 A shadow - His life, though it may seem long, yet in truth is but a shadow, which will quickly vanish and disappear.