Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


“What is man that You [should] magnify him [and think him important]?
And that You are concerned about 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,

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 am wasted away, Not, to times age-abiding, can I live, Let me alone, for, a breath, are my days. 17 What is a mortal, that thou shouldst nurture him? Or that thou shouldst fix upon him thy mind? 18 That thou shouldst inspect him morning by morning, moment by moment, shouldst test him?



Cross References

Psalm 8:4

What was weak man, that thou shouldst make mention of him? or the son of the earthborn, that thou shouldst set him in charge?

Psalm 144:3

O Yahweh! what is the earthborn, And yet thou hast acknowledged him, - the son of a mortal, And yet thou hast taken account of him:

Hebrews 2:6

But one somewhere hath borne witness, saying - What is man, that thou shouldst make mention of him? Or the son of man, that thou shouldst put him in charge?

1 Samuel 24:14

After whom, hath the king of Israel come forth? After whom, art thou in pursuit? After a dead dog! after a single flea!

Job 7:12

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

Job 34:14-15

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

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