Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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?"

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


Stop regarding man, whose breath [of life] is in his nostrils [for so little time];
For why should he be esteemed?

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?

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 to go into the caverns of the rocks, and into the clefts of the ragged rocks, from before the terror of LORD, and from the glory of his majesty, when he arises to shake the earth mightily. 22 Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for how is he to be accounted of?



Cross References

Psalm 146:3

Put not your trust in rulers, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.

Psalm 8:4

what is man that thou remember him? And the son of man that thou succor him?

Psalm 144:3-4

LORD, what is man, that thou take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that thou make account of him?

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus says LORD: Cursed is the man who trusts in man, and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart departs from LORD.

Job 27:3

(For my life is yet whole in me. And the spirit of God is in my nostrils.)

James 4:14

men who know not of the morrow. For what is your life? For it will be a vapor that appears for a little while, and then also vanishes away--

Genesis 2:7

And 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.

Genesis 7:22

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

Job 7:15-21

so that my soul chooses strangling and death rather than [these] my bones.

Psalm 62:9

Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie. In the balances they will go up. They are together lighter than vanity.

Isaiah 40:15

Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are accounted as the small dust of the balance. Behold, he takes up the isles as a very little thing.

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