Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are thou, that thou are afraid of man who shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass,

New American Standard Bible

“I, even I, am He who comforts you.
Who are you that you are afraid of man who dies
And of the son of man who is made like grass,

King James Version

I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass;

Holman Bible

I—I am the One who comforts you.
Who are you that you should fear man who dies,
or a son of man who is given up like grass?

International Standard Version

"I yes, I am the one who comforts you. Who are you, that you are so afraid of humans who will die, descendants of mere men, who have been made like grass?

American Standard Version

I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou art afraid of man that shall die, and of the son of man that shall be made as grass;

Amplified


“I, even I, am He who comforts you.
Who are you that you are afraid of man who dies
And of a son of man who is made [as destructible] as grass,

Bible in Basic English

I, even I, am your comforter: are you so poor in heart as to be in fear of man who will come to an end, and of the son of man who will be like grass?

Darby Translation

I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou fearest a man that shall die, and the son of man that shall become as grass;

Julia Smith Translation

I, I am he comforting you: who thou? and shalt thou be afraid of man he shall die, and of the son of man shall be given for grass?

King James 2000

I, even I, am he that comforts you: who are you, that you should be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass;

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I, I [am] he who comforts you; who [are] you that you are afraid of man? He dies! And of [the] son of humankind? He is {sacrificed} [as] grass!

Modern King James verseion

I, I, am He who comforts you. Who are you, that you should fear a man. He shall die, or from the son of man? He shall be made as grass?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea I, I am even he, that in all things giveth you consolation. What art thou then, that fearest a mortal man; the child of man, which goeth away as doeth the flour,

NET Bible

"I, I am the one who consoles you. Why are you afraid of mortal men, of mere human beings who are as short-lived as grass?

New Heart English Bible

"I, even I, am he who comforts you: who are you, that you are afraid of man who shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass;

The Emphasized Bible

I - I, am he that comforteth you, - Who art, thou, that thou hast feared Frail man that dieth, and A son of the earthborn, who, as grass, shall be delivered up?

Webster

I, even I, am he that comforteth you: who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass;

World English Bible

"I, even I, am he who comforts you: who are you, that you are afraid of man who shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass;

Youngs Literal Translation

I -- I am He -- your comforter, Who art thou -- and thou art afraid of man? he dieth! And of the son of man -- grass he is made!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I, even I, am he that comforteth
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

you who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

of a man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

and of the son

Usage: 0

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 51:12

References

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Images Isaiah 51:12

Prayers for Isaiah 51:12

Context Readings

Yahweh Comforts Zion

11 And the ransomed of LORD shall return, and come with singing to Zion, and everlasting joy shall be upon their heads. They shall obtain gladness and joy, [and] sorrow and sighing shall flee away. 12 I, even I, am he who comforts you. Who are thou, that thou are afraid of man who shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass, 13 and have forgotten LORD thy maker, who stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth, and fear continually all the day because of the fury of the oppressor, when he makes ready to destroy? And where is the fury


Cross References

Psalm 118:6

LORD is on my side, I will not fear. What can man do to me?

Isaiah 2:22

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

Isaiah 51:3

For LORD has comforted Zion. He has comforted all her waste places, and has made her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of LORD. Joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

1 Peter 1:24

Because all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as a flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower of it falls away,

Isaiah 66:13

As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you, and ye shall be comforted in Jerusalem.

Psalm 90:5-6

Thou carry them away as with a flood. They are as a sleep. In the morning they are like grass which grows up.

Psalm 92:7

When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they shall be destroyed forever,

Psalm 103:15-16

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

Psalm 146:4

His breath goes forth, he returns to his earth. In that very day his thoughts perish.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice [is] from LORD.

Isaiah 40:6-7

The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness of it is as the flower of the field.

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he who blots out thy transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember thy sins.

Isaiah 51:7-8

Hearken to me, ye who know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law. Fear ye not the reproach of men, nor be ye dismayed at their revilings.

Isaiah 57:15-18

For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: I dwell in the high and holy place, also with him who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart o

Daniel 3:16-18

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer thee in this matter.

Matthew 10:28

And be not afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. But rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Luke 12:4-5

And I say to you my friends, Be not afraid of those who kill the body, and after these things not having anything more severe to do.

John 14:18

I will not leave you orphaned. I am coming to you.

John 14:26-27

But the helper, the Holy Spirit that the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.

Acts 9:31

Indeed therefore the congregations throughout the whole of Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, being edified. And, going in the fear of the Lord and in the encouragement of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.

2 Corinthians 1:3-5

Blessed is the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all encouragement,

2 Corinthians 7:5-6

For even when we came into Macedonia our flesh had not one relief, but being oppressed in everything: battles outside, fears within.

James 1:10-11

but the rich in his lowliness, because as a flower of grass he will pass away.

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