Job 14:2



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Like a flower he comes forth and withers He also flees like a shadow and does not remain.

King James Version

He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

International Standard Version

He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.

A Conservative Version

He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He too flees as a shadow, and does not continue.

American Standard Version

He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

Amplified

He comes forth like a flower and withers; he flees also like a shadow and continues not.

Bible in Basic English

He comes out like a flower, and is cut down: he goes in flight like a shade, and is never seen again.

Darby Translation

He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down; and he fleeth as a shadow, and continueth not.

Holman Bible

He blossoms like a flower, then withers; he flees like a shadow and does not last.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He comes forth like an open flower and is cut down; he flees as a shadow and does not remain.

Julia Smith Translation

And as a flower he will come forth, and will be cut down: and he will flee as a shadow, and shall not stand.

King James 2000

He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down: he flees also as a shadow, and continues not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like a flower he comes up, and he withers away; and he flees like a shadow, but he does not last.

Modern King James verseion

He comes forth like a flower, and withers; he also flees as a shadow, and does not stand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He cometh up and is cut down like a flower. He flyeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one state.

NET Bible

He grows up like a flower and then withers away; he flees like a shadow, and does not remain.

New Heart English Bible

He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.

New simplified Bible

He springs up like a flower and fades away. He is like a fleeting shadow and does not endure.

The Emphasized Bible

As a flower, he cometh forth - and fadeth, He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

Webster

He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

World English Bible

He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.

Youngs Literal Translation

As a flower he hath gone forth, and is cut off, And he fleeth as a shadow and standeth not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out , ....forth , bring , come , proceed , go , depart ,
Usage: 1068

צץ ציץ 
Tsiyts 
Usage: 15

and is cut down
נמל 
Namal 
Usage: 4

he fleeth
בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

also as a shadow
צל 
Tsel 
Usage: 49

עמד 
`amad 
Usage: 521

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Job Continues To Argue His Case With God

1 "Man, who is born of woman, Is short-lived and full of turmoil. 2 "Like a flower he comes forth and withers He also flees like a shadow and does not remain. 3 "You also open Your eyes on him And bring him into judgment with Yourself.


Cross References

Job 8:9

"For we are only of yesterday and know nothing, Because our days on earth are as a shadow.

1 Peter 1:24

For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,

1 Chronicles 29:15

"For we are sojourners before You, and tenants, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope.

Job 9:25-26

"Now my days are swifter than a runner; They flee away, they see no good.

Psalm 90:5-9

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

Psalm 92:7

That when the wicked sprouted up like grass And all who did iniquity flourished, It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.

Psalm 92:12

The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.

Psalm 102:11

My days are like a lengthened shadow, And I wither away like grass.

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Psalm 144:4

Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow.

Ecclesiastes 8:13

But it will not be well for the evil man and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God.

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice says, "Call out." Then he answered, "What shall I call out?" All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.

James 1:10-11

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.

James 4:14

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.



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