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Ecclesiastes 9:4

Context
NET ©

But whoever is among 1  the living 2  has hope; a live dog is better than a dead lion.

NIV ©

Anyone who is among the living has hope— even a live dog is better off than a dead lion!

NASB ©

For whoever is joined with all the living, there is hope; surely a live dog is better than a dead lion.

NLT ©

There is hope only for the living. For as they say, "It is better to be a live dog than a dead lion!"

MSG ©

Still, anyone selected out for life has hope, for, as they say, "A living dog is better than a dead lion."

BBE ©

For him who is joined to all the living there is hope; a living dog is better than a dead lion.

NRSV ©

But whoever is joined with all the living has hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

NKJV ©

But for him who is joined to all the living there is hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.


KJV
For
<04310>
to him that is
<03426>
joined
<02266> (8792) (8675) <0977> (8792)
to all the living
<02416>
there is hope
<0986>_:
for a living
<02416>
dog
<03611>
is better
<02896>
than a dead
<04191> (8801)
lion
<0738>_.
NASB ©
For whoever
<04310>
<834> is joined
<02266>
with all
<03605>
the living
<02416>
, there
<03426>
is hope
<0986>
; surely
<03588>
a live
<02416>
dog
<03611>
is better
<02896>
than
<04480>
a dead
<04191>
lion
<0743>
.
HEBREW
tmh
<04191>
hyrah
<0738>
Nm
<04480>
bwj
<02896>
awh
<01931>
yx
<02416>
blkl
<03611>
yk
<03588>
Nwxjb
<0986>
sy
<03426>
Myyxh
<02416>
lk
<03605>
la
<0413>
*rbxy {rxby}
<0977>
rsa
<0834>
ym
<04310>
yk (9:4)
<03588>
LXXM
oti
<3754
CONJ
tiv
<5100
I-NSM
ov
<3739
R-NSM
koinwnei
<2841
V-PAI-3S
prov
<4314
PREP
pantav
<3956
A-APM
touv
<3588
T-APM
zwntav
<2198
V-PAPAP
estin
<1510
V-PAI-3S
elpiv
<1680
N-NSF
oti
<3754
CONJ
o
<3588
T-NSM
kuwn
<2965
N-NSM
o
<3588
T-NSM
zwn
<2198
V-PAPNS
autov
<846
D-NSM
agayov
<18
A-NSM
uper
<5228
PREP
ton
<3588
T-ASM
leonta
<3023
N-ASM
ton
<3588
T-ASM
nekron
<3498
N-ASM
NET © [draft] ITL
But
<03588>
whoever
<04310>
is among the living
<02416>
has hope
<0986>
; a live
<02416>
dog
<03611>
is better
<02896>
than
<04480>
a dead
<04191>
lion
<0738>
.
NET ©

But whoever is among 1  the living 2  has hope; a live dog is better than a dead lion.

NET © Notes

tn The consonantal text (Kethib) has “is chosen, selected.” The translation follows the marginal reading (Qere), “is joined.” See BDB 288 s.v. חָבַר Pu.

tn Heb “all the living.”



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