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Ecclesiastes 3:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— All go to the same place. All came from the dust and all return to the dust.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— All go to one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— All go unto one place: all are of the dust, and all return to dust.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— all, go unto one place,—all, came from the dust, and all, return to the dust.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The whole are going unto one place, the whole have been from the dust, and the whole are turning back unto the dust.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And all things go to one place: of earth they were made, and into earth they return together.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— All goe vnto one place, all are of the dust, and all turne to dust againe.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— All [go] to one place; all were formed of the dust, and all will return to dust.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
All x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
go 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
one 259
{0259} Prime
אֶחָד
'echad
{ekh-awd'}
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
place; 4725
{4725} Prime
מָקוֹם
maqowm
{maw-kome'}
From H6965; properly a standing, that is, a spot; but used widely of a locality (generally or specifically); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind).
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
are x1961
(1961) Complement
הָיָה
hayah
{haw-yaw'}
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
of x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the dust, 6083
{6083} Prime
עָפָר
`aphar
{aw-fawr'}
From H6080; dust (as powdered or gray); hence clay, earth, mud.
and all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
turn y7725
[7725] Standard
שׁוּב
shuwb
{shoob}
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
to dust y6083
[6083] Standard
עָפָר
`aphar
{aw-fawr'}
From H6080; dust (as powdered or gray); hence clay, earth, mud.
again. 7725
{7725} Prime
שׁוּב
shuwb
{shoob}
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
x6083
(6083) Complement
עָפָר
`aphar
{aw-fawr'}
From H6080; dust (as powdered or gray); hence clay, earth, mud.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ecclesiastes 3:16-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ecclesiastes 3:20

One place — To the earth, out of which they were taken. All turn — All their bodies.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
go:

Ecclesiastes 3:21 Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth?
Ecclesiastes 6:6 Yea, though he live a thousand years twice [told], yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do [it] with thy might; for [there is] no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
Genesis 25:8 Then Abraham gave up the ghost, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full [of years]; and was gathered to his people.
Genesis 25:17 And these [are] the years of the life of Ishmael, an hundred and thirty and seven years: and he gave up the ghost and died; and was gathered unto his people.
Numbers 27:13 And when thou hast seen it, thou also shalt be gathered unto thy people, as Aaron thy brother was gathered.
Job 7:9 [As] the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no [more].
Job 17:13 If I wait, the grave [is] mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.
Job 30:24 Howbeit he will not stretch out [his] hand to the grave, though they cry in his destruction.
Psalms 49:14 Like sheep they are laid in the grave; death shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from their dwelling.

all are:

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou [art], and unto dust shalt thou return.
Job 10:9-10 Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay; and wilt thou bring me into dust again? ... Hast thou not poured me out as milk, and curdled me like cheese?
Job 34:15 All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.
Psalms 104:29 Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.
Daniel 12:2 And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame [and] everlasting contempt.
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Gn 3:19; 25:8, 17. Nu 27:13. Jb 7:9; 10:9; 17:13; 30:24; 34:15. Ps 49:14; 104:29. Ec 3:21; 6:6; 9:10. Dn 12:2.

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