Parallel Verses

Webster

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return to God who gave it.

New American Standard Bible

then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.

King James Version

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

Holman Bible

and the dust returns to the earth as it once was,
and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

International Standard Version

then man's dust will go back to the earth, returning to what it was, and the spirit will return to the God who gave it.

A Conservative Version

and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

American Standard Version

and the dust returneth to the earth as it was, and the spirit returneth unto God who gave it.

Amplified

then the dust [out of which God made man’s body] will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.

Bible in Basic English

And the dust goes back to the earth as it was, and the spirit goes back to God who gave it.

Darby Translation

and the dust return to the earth as it was, and the spirit return unto God who gave it.

Julia Smith Translation

And the dust shall turn back to the earth as it was, and the spirit shall turn back to God who gave it.

King James 2000

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the breath returns to God who gave it.

Modern King James verseion

then the dust shall return to the earth as it was, and the spirit shall return to God who gave it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Or dust be turned again unto earth from whence it came, and or the spirit return unto God, which gave it.

NET Bible

and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the life's breath returns to God who gave it.

New Heart English Bible

and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

The Emphasized Bible

And the dust return to the earth, as it was, - and, the spirit, return unto God, who gave it.

World English Bible

and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the dust returneth to the earth as it was, And the spirit returneth to God who gave it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

as it was and the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Context Readings

Advice To The Young: Life Is Short And Then You Die

6 Or ever the silver cord shall be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. 7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return to God who gave it. 8 Vanity of vanities saith the preacher; all is vanity.



Cross References

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou shalt return to the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou return.

Genesis 2:7

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Job 34:14-15

If he should set his heart upon man, if he should gather to himself his spirit and his breath;

Psalm 146:4

His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Ecclesiastes 3:20-21

All go to one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Isaiah 57:16

For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: for the spirit would fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

Zechariah 12:1

The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, who stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him.

Numbers 16:22

And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be wroth with all the congregation?

Numbers 27:16

Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation.

Psalm 90:3

Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.

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.

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I, who am dust and ashes, have taken upon me to speak to the Lord.

Job 4:19-20

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth?

Job 7:21

And why dost thou not pardon my transgression, and take away my iniquity? for now shall I sleep in the dust; and thou shalt seek me in the morning, but I shall not be.

Job 20:11

His bones are full of the sin of his youth, which shall lie down with him in the dust.

Jeremiah 38:16

So Zedekiah the king swore secretly to Jeremiah, saying, As the LORD liveth, that made us this soul, I will not put thee to death, neither will I give thee into the hand of these men that seek thy life.

Hebrews 12:9

Furthermore, we have had fathers of our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Hebrews 12:23

To the general assembly and church of the first-born, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

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