NIV: Yet man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward.
NAS: For man is born for trouble, As sparks fly upward.
KJV: Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
GWT: But a person is born for trouble as surely as sparks fly up [from a fire].
ASV: But man is born unto trouble, As the sparks fly upward.
BBE: But trouble is man's fate from birth, as the flames go up from the fire.
DBY: For man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upwards.
DRB: Man is born to labour and the bird to fly.
WBS: Yet man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
WEB: but man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
YLT: For man to misery is born, And the sparks go high to fly.
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