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Ecclesiastes 7:14

14 When times are good, be happy;

but when times are bad, consider this:

God has made the one

as well as the other.m

Therefore, no one can discover

anything about their future.

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Ecclesiastes 7:14 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God has made the one as well as the other, so that man may not find out anything that will be after him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 Enjoy prosperity while you can,

but when hard times strike, realize that both come from God.

Remember that nothing is certain in this life.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

14 In the day of prosperity be joyful,

But in the day of adversity consider:

Surely God has appointed the one as well as the other,

So that man can find out nothing that will come after him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 When life is good, enjoy it.

But when life is hard, remember:

God gives good times and hard times,

and no one knows what tomorrow will bring.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider; yea, God hath made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out anything that shall be after him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 In the day of prosperity enjoy good, and in the day of adversity consider: God hath also set the one beside the other, to the end that man should find out nothing of what shall be after him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 When times are good, be happy. But when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one time as well as the other so that mortals cannot predict their future.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity, consider: God has made the one as well as the other, so that man cannot discover anything that will come after him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider; God has made the one as well as the other, so that mortals may not find out anything that will come after them.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 In the day of prosperity, rejoice!

But in the day of adversity, consider!

For God made one in place of another

so that mortals cannot find out what will happen in the future.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

14 When times are good, be happy.

But when times are bad, here’s something to think about.

God has made bad times.

He has also made good times.

So a man can’t find out anything

about what’s ahead for him.

Ecclesiastes 7:14 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 In the day of prosperity be happy,

But in the day of adversity consider

God has made the one as well as the other

So that man will not discover anything that will be after him.