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Ecclesiastes 8:7

    Ecclesiastes 8:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For he knows not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    No one is certain what is to be, and who is able to say to him when it will be?

    Webster's Revision

    for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?

    World English Bible

    For he doesn't know that which will be; for who can tell him how it will be?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?

    Definitions for Ecclesiastes 8:7

    Tell - To number; count.

    Barnes' Notes on Ecclesiastes 8:7

    When - Or, as in the margin. For the meaning of this verse, compare marginal references.

    Wesley's Notes on Ecclesiastes 8:7

    8:7 For - Men are generally ignorant of future events, and therefore their minds are disquieted.