Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him, And that thou shouldest set thy mind upon him,

New American Standard Bible

"What is man that You magnify him, And that You are concerned about him,

King James Version

What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him? and that thou shouldest set thine heart upon him?

Holman Bible

What is man, that You think so highly of him
and pay so much attention to him?

International Standard Version

"What is a human being, that you make so much of him; that you set your affections on him,

A Conservative Version

What is man, that thou should magnify him, and that thou should set thy mind upon him,

Amplified

What is man that You should magnify him and think him important? And that You should set Your mind upon him?

Bible in Basic English

What is man, that you have made him great, and that your attention is fixed on him,

Darby Translation

What is man, that thou makest much of him? and that thou settest thy heart upon him?

Julia Smith Translation

What is man that thou wilt magnify him? and that thou wilt set thy heart to him?

King James 2000

What is man, that you should magnify him? and that you should set your heart upon him?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"What [is] a human being that you make him great and that {you fix your mind on him},

Modern King James verseion

What is man, that You should magnify him, and that You should set Your heart on him,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"What is man, that thou dost magnify him? And that thou settest thy heart upon him?

NET Bible

"What is mankind that you make so much of them, and that you pay attention to them?

New Heart English Bible

What is man, that you should magnify him, that you should set your mind on him,

The Emphasized Bible

What is a mortal, that thou shouldst nurture him? Or that thou shouldst fix upon him thy mind?

Webster

What is man, that thou shouldst magnify him? and that thou shouldst set thy heart upon him?

World English Bible

What is man, that you should magnify him, that you should set your mind on him,

Youngs Literal Translation

What is man that Thou dost magnify him? And that Thou settest unto him Thy heart?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
What is man
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42

גּדל 
Gadal 
Usage: 115

him and that thou shouldest set
שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

References

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Don'T Forget!

16 I loathe my life ; I would not live alway: Let me alone; for my days are vanity. 17 What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him, And that thou shouldest set thy mind upon him, 18 And that thou shouldest visit him every morning, And try him every moment?



Cross References

Psalm 8:4

What is man, that thou art mindful of him? And the son of man, that thou visitest him?

Psalm 144:3

Jehovah, what is man, that thou takest knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that thou makest account of him?

Hebrews 2:6

But one hath somewhere testified, saying, What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Or the son of man, that thou visitest him?

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

Job 7:12

Am I a sea, or a sea-monster, That thou settest a watch over me?

Job 34:14-15

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

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