Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

For he knew our formation; he remembered 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 [mortal] frame;
He remembers that we are [merely] dust.

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth 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 compassionating over his sons, Jehovah compassionated those fearing him. 14 For he knew our formation; he remembered that we are dust. 15 Man, his days as grass: as the blossom of the field, thus he will flourish.


Cross References

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face thou shalt eat food until thy turning back to the earth; for out of it thou wert taken; for dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou turn back.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

And the dust shall turn back to the earth as it was, and the spirit shall turn back to God who gave it.

Job 7:5-7

And my flesh was clothed with worms, and a clod of dust; my akin was contracted and melted away.

Job 7:21

And why wilt thou not lift up my transgression and pass over mine iniquity? for now I shall lie down to the dust; and thou soughtest me and I was not

Job 10:9

Remember now, thou didst make me as day; and thou wilt turn me back to dust.

Job 13:25

Wilt thou terrify the scattered leaf? and wilt thou pursue the dry straw?

Psalm 78:38-39

And he being compassionate will cover iniquity, and he will not destroy: and he multiplied to turn back his anger, and he will not rouse up all his wrath.

Psalm 89:47

Remember me what is life: wherefore in vain didst thou create all the sons of man?

Isaiah 29:16

Shall not your perverting be reckoned as the potter's clay? for shall the work say to him making it, He made me not? andhebeing formed, say to him forming, He understood not?

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