Ecclesiastes 9:4

English Standard Version

4 But he who is joined with all the living has hope, for a living dog is better than a dead lion.

New International Version

4 Anyone who is among the living has hope[1]—even a live dog is better off than a dead lion!

New Int. Readers Version

4 Anyone who is living still has hope. Even a live dog is better off than a dead lion!

King James Version

4 For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.