Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

As for man, his days are like grass- he blooms like a flower of the field;

New American Standard Bible

As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

King James Version

As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

International Standard Version

A person's life is like grass it blossoms like wild flowers,

A Conservative Version

As for man, his days are as grass, as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

American Standard Version

As for man, his days are as grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

Amplified

As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Bible in Basic English

As for man, his days are as grass: his beautiful growth is like the flower of the field.

Darby Translation

As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As for man, his days are as grass; as an open flower of the field, so he blossoms.

Julia Smith Translation

Man, his days as grass: as the blossom of the field, thus he will flourish.

King James 2000

As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As for man, his days [are] like the grass. As the flower of the field, so he blossoms.

Modern King James verseion

As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that a man in his time is but as grass, and flourisheth as a flower of the field.

NET Bible

A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,

New Heart English Bible

As for man, his days are like grass. As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

The Emphasized Bible

As for man, like grass, are his days, Like the blossom of the field, so, doth he blossom;

Webster

As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

World English Bible

As for man, his days are like grass. As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Youngs Literal Translation

Mortal man! as grass are his days, As a flower of the field so he flourisheth;

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Man

Watsons

Context Readings

The Forgiving God

14 For He knows what we are made of, remembering that we are dust. 15 As for man, his days are like grass- he blooms like a flower of the field; 16 when the wind passes over it, it vanishes, and its place is no longer known.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:24

For All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like a flower of the grass. The grass withers, and the flower drops off,

James 1:10-11

but the one who is rich [should boast] in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a flower of the field.

Job 14:1-3

Man born of woman is short of days and full of trouble.

Psalm 90:5-6

You end their life; they sleep. They are like grass that grows in the morning-

Isaiah 28:1

Woe to the majestic crown of Ephraim's drunkards, and to the fading flower of its beautiful splendor, which is on the summit above the rich valley. [Woe] to those overcome with wine.

Isaiah 28:4

The fading flower of his beautiful splendor, which is on the summit above the rich valley, will be like a ripe fig before the summer harvest. Whoever sees it will swallow it while it is still in his hand.

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice was saying, "Cry out!" Another said, "What should I cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its goodness is like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 51:12

I-I am the One who comforts you. Who are you that you should fear man who dies, or a son of man who is given up like grass?

Nahum 1:4

He rebukes the sea so that it dries up, and He makes all the rivers run dry. Bashan and Carmel wither; even the flower of Lebanon withers.

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