Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils; For why should he be esteemed?

King James Version

Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?

Holman Bible

Put no more trust in man,
who has only the breath in his nostrils.
What is he really worth?

International Standard Version

"Stop trusting in human beings, whose life breath is in their nostrils, for what are they really worth?"

A Conservative Version

Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for how is he to be accounted of?

American Standard Version

Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for wherein is he to be accounted of?

Amplified

Cease to trust in [weak, frail, and dying] man, whose breath is in his nostrils [for so short a time]; in what sense can he be counted as having intrinsic worth?

Bible in Basic English

Have no more to do with man, whose life is only a breath, for he is of no value.

Darby Translation

Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for what account is to be made of him?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cease from man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what is he to be accounted of?

Julia Smith Translation

Cease to you from man of whom the breath is in his nose: for in what was he reckoned?

King James 2000

Turn away from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for of what account is he?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Turn away from humanity, who [has] breath in its nostrils, for by what [is] it esteemed?

Modern King James verseion

Cease from man, whose breath is in his nostril; for in what is he to be esteemed?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Fear not, then, any man whose breath is in his nostrils - for what is he?

NET Bible

Stop trusting in human beings, whose life's breath is in their nostrils. For why should they be given special consideration?

New Heart English Bible

Stop trusting in man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what account is he?

The Emphasized Bible

Cease ye from the son of earth, In whose nostrils is but a breath, - For wherein to be reckoned upon, is he?

Webster

Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?

World English Bible

Stop trusting in man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what account is he?

Youngs Literal Translation

Cease for you from man, Whose breath is in his nostrils, For -- in what is he esteemed?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye from man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

נשׁמה 
N@shamah 
Usage: 24

References

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

The Day Of The Lord's Judgment

21 In order to go into the caverns of the rocks and the clefts of the cliffs Before the terror of the LORD and the splendor of His majesty, When He arises to make the earth tremble. 22 Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils; For why should he be esteemed?



Cross References

Psalm 146:3

Do not trust in princes, In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.

Psalm 8:4

What is man that You take thought of him, And the son of man that You care for him?

Psalm 144:3-4

O LORD, what is man, that You take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that You think of him?

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus says the LORD, "Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind And makes flesh his strength, And whose heart turns away from the LORD.

Job 27:3

For as long as life is in me, And the breath of God is in my nostrils,

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.

Genesis 2:7

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

Genesis 7:22

of all that was on the dry land, all in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, died.

Job 7:15-21

So that my soul would choose suffocation, Death rather than my pains.

Psalm 62:9

Men of low degree are only vanity and men of rank are a lie; In the balances they go up; They are together lighter than breath.

Isaiah 40:15

Behold, the nations are like a drop from a bucket, And are regarded as a speck of dust on the scales; Behold, He lifts up the islands like fine dust.

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