1 Chronicles 29:15



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.

King James Version

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.

International Standard Version

For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope.

A Conservative Version

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no abiding.

American Standard Version

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers were: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no abiding.

Amplified

For we are strangers before You, and sojourners, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope or expectation of remaining.

Bible in Basic English

For we, as all our fathers were, are like men from a strange country before you, who have got a place for a time in the land; our days on the earth are like a shade, and there is no hope of going on.

Darby Translation

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.

Holman Bible

For we are foreigners and sojourners in Your presence as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers; our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no other hope.

Julia Smith Translation

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: as a shadow our days upon the earth, and no expectation.

King James 2000

For we are strangers before you, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no abiding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For we [are] strangers before you and sojourners like all our ancestors. Our days [are] like the shadow upon earth, and there is no hope [of abiding].

Modern King James verseion

For we are strangers before You, and pilgrims, as our fathers were. Our days on the earth are like a shadow, and none abides.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For we be but strangers before thee and tenants, as were all our fathers. Our days on the earth is but a shadow, and there is none abiding.

NET Bible

For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.

New Heart English Bible

For we are strangers before you, and foreigners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no remaining.

New simplified Bible

You know, O Jehovah that we pass through life like exiles and strangers, as our ancestors did. Our days are like a passing shadow, and we cannot escape death.

The Emphasized Bible

for, sojourners, are we before thee, and strangers, like all our fathers, - like a shadow, are our days upon the earth, and there is no hope.

Webster

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no abiding.

World English Bible

For we are strangers before you, and foreigners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no remaining.

Youngs Literal Translation

for sojourners we are before Thee, and settlers, like all our fathers; as a shadow are our days on the land, and there is none abiding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

תּשׁב תּושׁב 
Towshab 
Usage: 14

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

on the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

are as a shadow
צל 
Tsel 
Usage: 49

References

American

Context Readings

David Prays In The Assembly

14 "But who am I and who are my people that we should be able to offer as generously as this? For all things come from You, and from Your hand we have given You. 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. 16 "O LORD our God, all this abundance that we have provided to build You a house for Your holy name, it is from Your hand, and all is Yours.



Cross References

Job 14:2

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

Psalm 39:12

"Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry; Do not be silent at my tears; For I am a stranger with You, A sojourner like all my fathers.

Psalm 102:11

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

Psalm 144:4

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

Genesis 47:9

So Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The years of my sojourning are one hundred and thirty; few and unpleasant have been the years of my life, nor have they attained the years that my fathers lived during the days of their sojourning."

Leviticus 25:23

'The land, moreover, shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are but aliens and sojourners with Me.

Psalm 90:9

For all our days have declined in Your fury; We have finished our years like a sigh.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger in the earth; Do not hide Your commandments from me.

Ecclesiastes 6:12

For who knows what is good for a man during his lifetime, during the few years of his futile life? He will spend them like a shadow. For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?

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.

Hebrews 11:13-16

All these died in faith, without receiving the promises, but having seen them and having welcomed them from a distance, and having confessed that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.

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.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.



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