11 Because the (A)sentence against an evil deed is not executed quickly, therefore (B)the hearts of the sons of mankind among them are [a]fully given to do evil. 12 Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may (C)lengthen his life, still I know that it will go (D)well for those who fear God, who fear [b]Him openly. 13 But it will (E)not go well for the evil person and he will not lengthen his days like a (F)shadow, because he does not fear God.

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 8:11 Lit full to do
  2. Ecclesiastes 8:12 Lit before Him