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Ecclesiastes 3:18

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.”

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Ecclesiastes 3:18 — The 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.

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.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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 — New Living Translation (NLT)

18 I also thought about the human condition—how God proves to people that they are like animals.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — New Century Version (NCV)

18 I decided that God leaves it the way it is to test people and to show them they are just like animals.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

18 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.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

18 I said in my heart, It is thus with the children of men, that God may prove them, and that they should see that they themselves are but beasts.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

18 I thought to myself, “God is going to test humans in order to show them that they are like animals.”

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 I said to myself, “This happens concerning people, so that God may test them and they may see for themselves that they are like animals.”

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 I said in my heart with regard to human beings that God is testing them to show that they are but animals.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

18 I said to myself concerning humans, “God sifts them in order to show them that they are like beasts.”

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

18 I also thought, “God puts human beings to the test. Then they can see they are just like animals.

Ecclesiastes 3:18 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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.”