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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,

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?

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,

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;

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
So the redeemed of the Lord will return
And come with joyful shouting to Zion;
Everlasting joy will be on their heads.
They will obtain gladness and joy,
And sorrow and sighing will flee away.
12 
“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,
13
That you have forgotten the Lord your Maker,
Who stretched out the heavens
And laid the foundations of the earth,
That you continually tremble with fear all day long because of the rage of the oppressor,
As he takes aim to destroy?
And where is the rage of the oppressor?


Cross References

Psalm 118:6


The Lord is on my side; I will not fear.
What can [mere] man do to me?

Isaiah 2:22


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

Isaiah 51:3


For the Lord will comfort Zion [in her captivity];
He will comfort all her ruins.
And He will make her wilderness like Eden,
And her desert like the garden of the Lord;
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
Thanksgiving and the voice of a melody.

1 Peter 1:24

For,All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers
And the flower falls off,

Isaiah 66:13


“As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you;
And you will be comforted in Jerusalem.”

Psalm 90:5-6


You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep [forgotten as soon as they are gone];
In the morning they are like grass which grows anew—

Psalm 92:7


That though the wicked sprout up like grass
And all evildoers flourish,
They will be destroyed forever.

Psalm 103:15-16


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

Psalm 146:4


When his spirit leaves him, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts and plans perish.

Proverbs 29:26


Many seek the ruler’s favor,
But justice for man comes from the Lord.

Isaiah 40:6-7


A voice says, “Call out [prophesy].”
Then he answered, “What shall I call out?”
[The voice answered:] All humanity is [as frail as] grass, and all that makes it attractive [its charm, its loveliness] is [momentary] like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 43:25


“I, only I, am He who wipes out your transgressions for My own sake,
And I will not remember your sins.

Isaiah 51:7-8


“Listen to Me, you who know righteousness (right standing with God),
The people in whose heart is My law and instruction;
Do not fear the reproach and taunting of man,
Nor be distressed at their reviling.

Isaiah 57:15-18


For the high and exalted One
He who inhabits eternity, Whose name is Holy says this,
“I dwell on the high and holy place,
But also with the contrite and humble in spirit
In order to revive the spirit of the humble
And to revive the heart of the contrite [overcome with sorrow for sin].

Daniel 3:16-18

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego answered the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to answer you on this point.

Matthew 10:28

Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; but rather be afraid of Him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Luke 12:4-5

“I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have nothing more that they can do.

John 14:18

“I will not leave you as orphans [comfortless, bereaved, and helpless]; I will come [back] to you.

John 14:26-27

But the Helper (Comforter, Advocate, Intercessor—Counselor, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. And He will help you remember everything that I have told you.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace [without persecution], being built up [in wisdom, virtue, and faith]; and walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort and encouragement of the Holy Spirit, it continued to grow [in numbers].

2 Corinthians 1:3-5

Blessed [gratefully praised and adored] be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort,

2 Corinthians 7:5-6

For even when we arrived in Macedonia our bodies had no rest, but we were oppressed at every turn—conflicts and disputes without, fears and dread within.

James 1:10-11

and the rich man is to glory in being humbled [by trials revealing human frailty, knowing true riches are found in the grace of God], for like the flower of the grass he will pass away.

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