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Ecclesiastes 3:18
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.
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.
I said to myself regarding the sons of men, “God is surely testing them in order for them to see that [by themselves, without God] they are [only] animals.”
I said in my heart regarding the subject of the sons of men, God is trying (separating and sifting) them, that they may see that by themselves [under the sun, without God] they are but like beasts.
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.
I also thought, Where human beings are concerned, God tests them to show them that they are but animals
Concerning people, I said to myself, “God is testing them, so that they will see that by themselves they are just animals.
I know that God is testing us to show us that we are merely animals.
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.
I said in my heart concerning the sons of men, that God would prove them, and shew them to be like beasts.
I thought about what people do to each other. And I said to myself, “God wants people to see that they are like animals.
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.
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.
I ·decided [L said in my heart concerning the human race] that God ·leaves it the way it is to test people and [L tests them] to show them they are just like animals.
I considered in mine heart the state of the children of men, that God had purged them: yet to see too, they are in themselves as beasts.
I thought to myself, “God is going to test humans in order to show them that they are like animals.”
I decided that God is testing us, to show us that we are no better than animals.
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.”
But I decided that God leaves it the way it is to test people. He wants to show them they are just like animals.
“As for human beings,” I told myself, “God puts them to the test, that they might see themselves as mere animals.”
I said in my heart concerning the estate of the sons of men that God might manifest them and that they might see that they themselves are beasts one to another.
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.
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.
I said to myself concerning humans, “God sifts them in order to show them that they are like beasts.”
And then I realized that God is letting the world go on its sinful way so that he can test mankind, and so that men themselves will see that they are no better than beasts.
I took another good look at what’s going on: The very place of judgment—corrupt! The place of righteousness—corrupt! I said to myself, “God will judge righteous and wicked.” There’s a right time for every thing, every deed—and there’s no getting around it. I said to myself regarding the human race, “God’s testing the lot of us, showing us up as nothing but animals.”
Then I thought in my heart: Regarding the account of sons of men, God is making clear to them to show that they are but animals.
I thought to myself, “Elohim is going to test humans in order to show them that they are like animals.”
I said in my heart: As for human beings, it is God’s way of testing them and of showing that they are in themselves like beasts.
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.”
I decided that God leaves it the way it is to test people and to show them they are just like animals.
I also thought to myself, “It is for the sake of people, so God can clearly show them that they are like animals.
I also said to myself, “God tests human beings. He does this so they can see that in certain ways they are like animals.
I also said to myself, “As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
I also said to myself, ‘As for humans, God tests them so that they may see that they are like the animals.
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.”
I said to myself about the sons of men, “God is testing them to show them that they are like animals.”
I also thought about the human condition—how God proves to people that they are like animals.
I said in my heart with regard to human beings that God is testing them to show that they are but animals.
I said in my heart with regard to human beings that God is testing them to show that they are but animals.
I said in my heart with regard to human beings that God is testing them to show that they are but animals.
I said in my heart with regard to human beings that God is testing them to show that they are but animals.
I said in mine lev, As for bnei haAdam, HaElohim tests them, that they might see that they themselves are like beheimah.
I said in my heart with regard to the sons of men that God is testing them to show them that they are but beasts.
I said in my heart with regard to the sons of men that God is testing them to show them that they are but beasts.
I also said in my heart, “As for the sons of man, God tests them so that they may see that they are but animals.”
I thought about how people act: “God often puts them to the test to show them how much they are like the animals.”
I said in my heart, “As for the sons of men, God tests them, so that they may see that they themselves are like animals.
I said in mine heart of the sons (and daughters) of men, that God should prove them, and show (them) that they be like beasts.
I said in my heart concerning the matter of the sons of man that God might cleanse them, so as to see that they themselves [are] beasts.
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