Ecclesiastes Chapter 5 Verse 11

The Holy Bible, King James Version

When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?

Parallel Verses

  1. When goods are increased, the number of those who take of them is increased; and what profit has the owner but to see them? (BBE, Ecclesiastes 5:11)
  2. When goods increase, they are increased that eat them; and what advantage is there to the owner thereof, save the beholding of them with his eyes? (ASV, Ecclesiastes 5:11)
  3. When goods increase, those who eat them are increased; and what advantage is there to its owner, except to feast on them with his eyes? (WEB, Ecclesiastes 5:11)
  4. When goods increase, they are increased that eat them; and what profit is there to the owner thereof, except the beholding [of them] with his eyes? (DBY, Ecclesiastes 5:11)
  5. In the multiplying of good have its consumers been multiplied, and what benefit [is] to its possessor except the sight of his eyes? (YLT, Ecclesiastes 5:11)