How so? "Under the sun" we are as frail as are the animals. NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. wilt thou condemn me, that thou mayest be righteous? It is reckoned a great matter that wicked men are made "to know themselves to be but men," and no more. Romans 3:4 God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged. Ecclesiastes 3:18 NIV I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. 3:19 - [ In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ] [ Multi-Translation ] Man's fate is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. Ecclesiastes 3:18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 18 I said [ a ] to myself regarding the sons of mankind, “God is testing them in order for them to see that they are as animals, they to themselves.” Ecclesiastes 3:18 NASB1995 I said to myself concerning the sons of men, “God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts.” NASB1995: New American Standard Bible - NASB 1995 I said in my heart, &c. — And I further considered concerning their condition in this present world. I saw … - Rather, I have seen (as in Ecclesiastes 3:10) under the sun the place etc. I saw … - Rather, I have seen (as in Ecclesiastes 3:10) under the sun the place etc. Ecclesiastes 3:18-22 I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. Ecclesiastes 3:18-19 King James Version (KJV) 18 I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. I saw … - Rather, I have seen (as in Ecclesiastes 3:10) under the sun the place etc. Ecclesiastes 3:18 - WEB - I said in my heart, As for the sons of men, God... Study verse in the World English Bible Job 15:16 How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water? 3 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, 4 a time to weep and a time to laugh, Ecclesiastes 3:18 I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. Therefore, at least on the surface, they live and die on the same level as animals. There is nothing "under the sun" to indicate if there I said in my heart, It is because of the sons of men, that God may prove them, and that they may see that they themselves are but as beasts. 19 Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. Job 40:8 Wilt thou also disannul my judgment? Solomon certainly does not mean that men are beasts in terms of potential. A Time for Everything. Ecclesiastes 3:17. Ecclesiastes 3:18 Our physical bodies return to dust as theirs do. ASV. CPDV: Catholic Public Domain Version (19) For what happens to the sons of men also happens to animals; one thing befalls them: as one dies, so dies the other. Ecclesiastes 3:16. NIV: New International Version A time there - i. e., a time with God. NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print. That they might see that they themselves are beasts.] The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. (Ecclesiastes 3:18-21) This passage speaks of something that is instructive. Genesis 3:17-19 And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; …, Job 14:1-4 Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble…. I saw … - Rather, I have seen (as in Ecclesiastes 3:10) under the sun the place etc. Ecclesiastes 3:17. Ecclesiastes 3:18 The place of judgment means the seat of the authorized judge. KJV with Strong's. He thought of the condition of the children of men, their sinful and polluted state; he weighed and considered in his mind their actions, conversation, and course of life; and was concerned how it would go with them at the day of judgment on account of the same. (A) 19 Surely the fate of human beings(B) is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. The place of judgment means the seat of the authorized judge. Ecclesiastes 3:18 German Bible Alphabetical: also animals are As beasts but concerning for God has I in like may men myself of order said see so sons surely tested tests that the them they thought to OT Poetry: Ecclesiastes 3:18 I said in my heart As (Ecclesiast. Ecclesiastes 3:16. Ecclesiastes 3:18 I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. I said in my heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. A time there - i. e., a time with God. All rights reserved worldwide. He limits this expression to the fact that sinners will die in their sins, and without being called at this time, it appears that they have gained nothing truly valuable. Compare “the place of the holy” Ecclesiastes 8:10. All have the same breath[ a]; humans have no advantage over animals. I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. Read verse in King James Version Psalm 73:22 So foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before thee. AMP. All have the same breath[a]; humans have no advantage over animals. Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. KJ21. Ecclesiastes 3:18-22. OT Poetry: Ecclesiastes 3:18 I said in my heart As (Ecclesiast. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Ecclesiastes 3:18. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. Read more Share Copy The place of judgment means the seat of the authorized judge. Ecclesiastes 3:18 CPDV I said in my heart, about the sons of men, that God would test them, and reveal them to be like wild animals. Compare “the place of the holy” Ecclesiastes 8:10. Ecclesiastes 3:18. God uses this to teach us something: That we may see that, at least in some respect, we are like animals. Ecclesiastes 3:18 Ec Ecc Eccles.) Ecclesiastes 3:18 “I said in my heart concerning the estate of the sonnes of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselues are beasts.” 1611 King James Version (KJV) Ver. Ecclesiastes 3:16. See How They All Connect. That God might manifest them — God suffers these disorders among men, that he might discover men to themselves, and show what strange creatures they are, and what vile hearts they have. Ecclesiastes 3:18 20 All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.(C). Psalm 51:4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest. Ecclesiastes 3:18 Hebrew Study Bible ( Apostolic / Interlinear) אָמַ֤רְתִּֽי אֲנִי֙ בְּלִבִּ֔י עַל־ דִּבְרַת֙ בְּנֵ֣י הָאָדָ֔ם לְבָרָ֖ם הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים וְלִרְאֹ֕ות שְׁהֶם־ בְּהֵמָ֥ה הֵ֖מָּה לָהֶֽם׃. 18. Ecclesiastes 3:18 English Standard Version (ESV) 18 I said in my heart with regard to the children of man that God is testing them that they may see that they themselves are but beasts. 19 For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for … Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. A time there - i. e., a time with God. Ecclesiastes 3:18-20 New International Version (NIV) 18 I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. All have the sa... Read verse in New International Version Compare “the place of the holy” Ecclesiastes 8:10. Ecclesiastes 3:1–18 A Time for Everything. Everything is meaningless. Ecclesiastes 3:17. Bible> Ecclesiastes> Chapter 3> Verse 18 ◄Ecclesiastes 3:18 ► I said to myself, "As for the sons of men, God tests them so that they may see for themselves that they are but beasts." 3 There is a time g for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, h. 3 a time to kill i and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, Ecclesiastes 3:18 NKJV I said in my heart, “Concerning the condition of the sons of men, God tests them, that they may see that they themselves are like animals.” NKJV: New King James Version Book of Ecclesiastes Chapter 3: 3:18 - [ In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ] [ Multi-Translation ] I also thought, "As for men, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. Compare “the place of the holy” Ecclesiastes 8:10. KJV: King James Version Ecclesiastes 3:18 I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. Ecclesiastes 3:17. Ecclesiastes 3:18 I said in my heart concerning the sons of men, that God would prove them, and shew them to be like beasts. Ecclesiastes 3:10 Or trouble; Ecclesiastes 3:14 Or be in awe before Him; Ecclesiastes 3:15 Or finds; Ecclesiastes 3:17 Lit in my heart; Ecclesiastes 3:17 I.e., exists with God; Ecclesiastes 3:18 Lit in my heart; Ecclesiastes 3:19 Lit and they have one fate; Ecclesiastes 3:22 Or reward And that they might see that they themselves are beasts. Read verse in Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible Ecclesiastes 3:18 18 I said in my heart with regard to the children of man that God is testing them that they may see that they themselves are but n beasts. A time there - i. e., a time with God. New International Version (NIV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. Ecclesiastes 3:18 I said to myself concerning the sons of men, “God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts.” 18 I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals. The place of judgment means the seat of the authorized judge. Ecclesiastes 3:16. Ecclesiastes 3:18. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Ecclesiastes 3:18-22 (18) I said in my heart, "Concerning the condition of the sons of men, God tests them, that they may see that they themselves are like animals." Ecclesiastes Chapter 3 18 I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. Ecclesiastes 3:18 KJV I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts. Read verse in New International Version 2 Peter 2:12 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption; Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular, Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular, The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre, gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | third person masculine plural, Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct, Pronoun - relative | Pronoun - third person masculine plural, A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Ecclesiastes 3:18 “I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts.” King James Version (KJV)