Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

New American Standard Bible

For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.

King James Version

For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

Holman Bible

For He knows what we are made of,
remembering that we are dust.

International Standard Version

For he knows how we were formed, aware that we were made from dust.

A Conservative Version

For he knows our frame. He remembers that we are dust.

American Standard Version

For he knoweth our frame; He remembereth that we are dust.

Amplified

For He knows our frame, He [earnestly] remembers and imprints [on His heart] that we are dust.

Bible in Basic English

For he has knowledge of our feeble frame; he sees that we are only dust.

Julia Smith Translation

For he knew our formation; he remembered that we are dust.

King James 2000

For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For he knows our frame. He remembers that we [are] dust.

Modern King James verseion

For He knows our form; He remembers that we are dust.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he knoweth whereof we be made, he remembereth that we are but dust;

NET Bible

For he knows what we are made of; he realizes we are made of clay.

New Heart English Bible

For he knows how we are made. He remembers that we are dust.

The Emphasized Bible

For, he, knoweth how we are formed, He is mindful that, dust, we are.

Webster

For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

World English Bible

For he knows how we are made. He remembers that we are dust.

Youngs Literal Translation

For He hath known our frame, Remembering that we are dust.

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

13 As a father pitieth his children, so Jehovah pitieth them that fear him. 14 For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust. 15 As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth:


Cross References

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

and the dust return to the earth as it was, and the spirit return unto God who gave it.

Job 7:5-7

My flesh is clothed with worms and clods of dust; my skin is broken, and suppurates.

Job 7:21

And why dost not thou forgive my transgression and take away mine iniquity? for now shall I lie down in the dust, and thou shalt seek me early, and I shall not be.

Job 10:9

Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as clay, and wilt bring me into dust again.

Job 13:25

Wilt thou terrify a driven leaf? and wilt thou pursue dry stubble?

Psalm 78:38-39

But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Psalm 89:47

Remember, as regards me, what life is. Wherefore hast thou created all the children of men to be vanity?

Isaiah 29:16

Oh your perverseness! Shall the potter be esteemed as the clay, so that the work should say of him that made it, He made me not; or the thing formed say of him that formed it, He hath no understanding?

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