Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If he were to set his heart upon man and gather unto himself his spirit and his breath,

New American Standard Bible

"If He should determine to do so, If He should gather to Himself His spirit and His breath,

King James Version

If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;

Holman Bible

If He put His mind to it
and withdrew the spirit and breath He gave,

International Standard Version

If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life,

A Conservative Version

If he sets his heart upon himself, [if] he gathers his spirit and his breath to himself,

American Standard Version

If he set his heart upon himself, If he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;

Amplified

If [God] should set His heart upon him [man] and withdraw His [life-giving] spirit and His breath [from man] to Himself,

Bible in Basic English

If he made his spirit come back to him, taking his breath into himself again,

Darby Translation

If he only thought of himself, and gathered unto him his spirit and his breath,

Julia Smith Translation

If he will set his heart to him, he will gather his spirit and his breath to him;

King James 2000

If he should set his heart upon man, if he should gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;

Lexham Expanded Bible

If he should set his heart to it, and he should gather his spirit and his breath to himself,

Modern King James verseion

If He sets His heart on man, if He gathers to Himself his spirit and his breath,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To whom hath he given his heart, for to draw his spirit and breath unto him?

NET Bible

If God were to set his heart on it, and gather in his spirit and his breath,

New Heart English Bible

If he set his heart on himself, If he gathered to himself his spirit and his breath,

The Emphasized Bible

If he should set against him his heart, His spirit and his inspiration, unto himself he should withdraw.

Webster

If he should set his heart upon man, if he should gather to himself his spirit and his breath;

World English Bible

If he set his heart on himself, If he gathered to himself his spirit and his breath,

Youngs Literal Translation

If He doth set on him His heart, His spirit and his breath unto Him He gathereth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If he set
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

upon man, if he gather
אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

References

American

Context Readings

Elihu Asserts God's Justice

13 Who visited the earth for him? And who set the whole world in order? 14 If he were to set his heart upon man and gather unto himself his spirit and his breath, 15 all flesh would perish together, and man would turn again unto dust.


Cross References

Psalm 104:29

Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their spirit, they cease to exist and return to their dust.

Job 7:17

What is man that thou should magnify him and that thou should set thine heart upon him

Job 9:4

He is wise in heart and mighty in strength; who has hardened himself against him and remained in peace?

Isaiah 24:22

And they shall be gathered together as prisoners are gathered in the pit and shall be shut up in the prison, and after many days they shall be visited.

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