Parallel Verses

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;

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;

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;

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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Prayers for Isaiah 51:12

Context Readings

Yahweh Comforts Zion

11 The ransomed of Yahweh shall return, and come with singing to Zion; and everlasting joy shall be on 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 you, that you are afraid of man who shall die, and of the son of man who shall be made as grass; 13 and have forgotten Yahweh your 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 of the oppressor?


Cross References

Psalm 118:6

Yahweh is on my side. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Isaiah 2:22

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

Isaiah 51:3

For Yahweh has comforted Zion; he has comforted all her waste places, and has made her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of Yahweh; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.

1 Peter 1:24

For, "All flesh is like grass, and all of man's glory like the flower in the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls;

Isaiah 66:13

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

Psalm 90:5-6

You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.

Psalm 92:7

though the wicked spring up as the grass, and all the evildoers flourish, they will be destroyed forever.

Psalm 103:15-16

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

Psalm 146:4

His spirit departs, and he returns to the earth. In that very day, his thoughts perish.

Proverbs 29:26

Many seek the ruler's favor, but a man's justice comes from Yahweh.

Isaiah 40:6-7

The voice of one saying, "Cry!" One said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory is like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 43:25

I, even I, am he who blots 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, the people in whose heart is my law; don't fear the reproach of men, neither be dismayed at their insults.

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, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Daniel 3:16-18

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

Matthew 10:28

Don't be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna.

Luke 12:4-5

"I tell you, my friends, don't be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.

John 14:18

I will not leave you orphans. I will come to you.

John 14:26-27

But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom 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

So the assemblies throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace, and were built up. They were multiplied, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit.

2 Corinthians 1:3-5

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort;

2 Corinthians 7:5-6

For even when we had come into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief, but we were afflicted on every side. Fightings were outside. Fear was inside.

James 1:10-11

and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.

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