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Ecclesiastes 6:4
for he cometh in with vanity and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness;
for it cometh in vanity, and departeth in darkness, and the name thereof is covered with darkness;
for the miscarriage comes in futility (in vain) and passes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity.
For [the untimely one] comes in futility and goes into darkness, and in darkness his name is covered.
For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.
Because that child arrives pointlessly, then passes away in darkness. Darkness covers its name.
For the arrival of a stillborn baby is a futile thing, and its departure is in darkness; its name is [forgotten,] covered in darkness;
That child will never live to see the sun or to have a name, and it will go straight to the world of darkness. But it will still find more rest than you,
For it cometh in vanity, and departeth in darkness, and its name is covered with darkness;
For he came in vain, and goeth to darkness, and his name shall be wholly forgotten.
It is senseless when a baby is born dead. The baby is quickly buried in a dark grave, without even a name.
For it comes in vanity and goes in darkness, and in darkness its name is covered.
For it comes in vanity and goes in darkness, and in darkness its name is covered.
A ·baby born dead [stillborn] is useless [1:2]. ·It returns to darkness without even a name [L Its name is shrouded/obscured in darkness].
For he cometh into vanity, and goeth into darkness: and his name shall be covered with darkness.
A stillborn baby arrives in a pointless birth and goes out into the darkness. The darkness then hides its name.
It does that baby no good to be born; it disappears into darkness, where it is forgotten.
For he comes in futility and he goes in darkness, and his name is shrouded in darkness.
It is useless for such a baby to be born. It ends up in the darkness of the grave without even a name.
because stillborn children arrive in pointlessness, leave in darkness, and their names are covered in darkness.
For he came in vain and departs unto darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.
For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.
For he cometh in with vanity, and departeth in darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.
For he comes into vanity and departs into darkness, and his name is shrouded in darkness.
For though his birth would then be futile and end in darkness, without even a name,
Say a couple have scores of children and live a long, long life but never enjoy themselves—even though they end up with a big funeral! I’d say that a stillborn baby gets the better deal. It gets its start in a mist and ends up in the dark—unnamed. It sees nothing and knows nothing, but is better off by far than anyone living.
for it comes in vanity and departs in darkness, and in darkness its name is covered up.
A stillborn baby arrives in a pointless birth and goes out into the darkness. The darkness then hides its name.
Though it came in vain and goes into darkness and its name is enveloped in darkness,
for it comes in futility and goes into obscurity; and its name is covered in obscurity.
A baby born dead is useless. It returns to darkness without even a name.
Though the stillborn child came into the world for no reason and departed into darkness, though its name is shrouded in darkness,
That kind of birth doesn’t have any meaning. The baby dies in darkness and leaves this world. And in darkness it is forgotten.
It comes without meaning, it departs in darkness, and in darkness its name is shrouded.
It comes without meaning, it departs in darkness, and in darkness its name is shrouded.
for it comes in vanity and departs in darkness, and its name is covered with darkness.
For this child comes for nothing and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered.
His birth would have been meaningless, and he would have ended in darkness. He wouldn’t even have had a name,
For it comes into vanity and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered;
For it comes into vanity and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered;
For it comes into vanity and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered;
For it comes into vanity and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered;
For he cometh in with hevel, and departeth in choshech, and shmo shall be shrouded with choshech.
For it comes into vanity and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered;
For it comes into vanity and goes into darkness, and in darkness its name is covered;
Even though it comes in futility and departs into darkness, though its name is shrouded in darkness,
because the stillborn arrives in a fleeting breath and then goes nameless into the darkness mourned by no one and buried in an unmarked grave.
for it comes in vanity, and departs in darkness, and its name is covered with darkness.
For he cometh in vain, and goeth to darknesses; and his name shall be done away by forgetting.
For in vanity he came in, and in darkness he goeth, and in darkness his name is covered,
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