Ecclesiastes 8:7

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ecclesiastes 8:7

For hee knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him, when it shall be?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If no one knows what will happen, who can tell him when it will happen?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be?
- Webster's Bible

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

For he knoweth not that which shall be, for when it shall be who declareth to him?
- Youngs Literal Bible

For he knoweth not that which shall be; for even when it cometh to pass, who shall declare it unto him?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Ecclesiastes 8:7

Wesley's Notes for Ecclesiastes 8:7


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


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