Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 Yea, like as a father pitieth his own children, even so is the LORD merciful unto them that fear him. 14 For he knoweth whereof we be made, he remembereth that we are but dust; 15 that a man in his time is but as grass, and flourisheth as a flower of the field.


Cross References

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return unto the earth whence thou wast taken: for earth thou art, and unto earth shalt thou return."

Ecclesiastes 12:7

Or dust be turned again unto earth from whence it came, and or the spirit return unto God, which gave it.

Job 7:5-7

My flesh is clothed with worms, filthiness and dust; my skin is withered, and crumpled together;

Job 7:21

Why dost thou not forgive my sin? Wherefore takest thou not away my wickedness? Behold, now must I sleep in the dust: And if thou seekest me tomorrow in the morning, I shall be gone."

Job 10:9

O remember, I beseech thee, how that thou madest me of the mould of the earth, and shalt bring me into dust again.

Job 13:25

Wilt thou be so cruel and extreme unto a flying leaf, and follow upon dry stubble?

Psalm 78:38-39

But he was so merciful, that he forgave their misdeeds, and destroyed them not. Yea, many a time turned he his wrath away, and would not suffer his whole displeasure to arise.

Psalm 89:47

O remember how short my time is; hast thou made all men for nought?

Isaiah 29:16

Doubtless, your destruction is, in reputation, as the potter's clay. And doth the work say of him that made it, "He made me not?" And doth an earthen vessel say of the potter, "He understandeth not?"

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