Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 like grass;
Like 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:

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 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. 16 For the wind passed over upon it and it is not; and its place shall know it no more.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:24

For all flesh as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass dried up, and the flower fell out:

James 1:10-11

And the rich, in his humiliation: for as the flower of the grass he shall pass by.

Job 14:1-3

Man being born of woman is short of days and full of disquiet

Psalm 90:5-6

Thou didst overwhelm them; in sleep shall they be; in the morning as the grass will pass away.

Isaiah 28:1

O to the crown of pride, wo to the hirelings of Ephraim! a flower falling away is the glory of his beauty which is upon the head of the valley of fatness of those smitten with wine.

Isaiah 28:4

And the flower falling away was the glory of his beauty which is upon the head of the valley of fatness, as the first-fruits before fruit harvest which he looking at it shall see, in its continuing in his hand he will swallow it up.

Isaiah 40:6-8

The voice said, Call And he said, What shall I call? All flesh grass, and all its goodness as the flower of the field:

Isaiah 51:12

I, I am he comforting you: who thou? and shalt thou be afraid of man he shall die, and of the son of man shall be given for grass?

Nahum 1:4

Rebuking upon the sea, and he will dry it up, and all the rivers he laid waste, and Bashan languished, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languished.

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