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Ecclesiastes 11:4

He who observes the wind will not sow,

and he who regards the clouds will not reap.

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Ecclesiastes 11:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

Whoever watches the wind will not plant;

whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant.

If they watch every cloud, they never harvest.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

He who observes the wind will not sow,

And he who regards the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Those who wait for perfect weather

will never plant seeds;

those who look at every cloud

will never harvest crops.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — American Standard Version (ASV)

He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He that observeth the wind will not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Whoever watches the wind will never plant. Whoever looks at the clouds will never harvest. 

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

One who watches the wind will not sow,

and the one who looks at the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Whoever observes the wind will not sow;

and whoever regards the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Whoever watches the wind will not sow;

whoever watches the clouds will not reap.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Anyone who keeps on watching the wind won’t plant seeds.

Anyone who keeps looking at the clouds won’t gather crops.

Ecclesiastes 11:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.


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