Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

His spirit departs, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts perish.

King James Version

His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Holman Bible

When his breath leaves him,
he returns to the ground;
on that day his plans die.

International Standard Version

When they stop breathing, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans evaporate!

A Conservative Version

His breath goes forth, he returns to his earth. In that very day his thoughts perish.

American Standard Version

His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; In that very day his thoughts perish.

Amplified


When his spirit leaves him, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts and plans perish.

Bible in Basic English

Man's breath goes out, he is turned back again to dust; in that day all his purposes come to an end.

Darby Translation

His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his purposes perish.

Julia Smith Translation

His spirit shall go forth, he shall turn back to his earth; in that day his thoughts perished.

King James 2000

His breath goes forth, he returns to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His breath departs; he returns to his plot; on that day his plans perish.

Modern King James verseion

His breath goes forth; he returns to the earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when the breath of man goeth forth, he shall turn again to his earth, and so all his thoughts perish.

NET Bible

Their life's breath departs, they return to the ground; on that day their plans die.

New Heart English Bible

His spirit departs, and he returns to the earth. In that very day, his thoughts perish.

The Emphasized Bible

His spirit, goeth forth, he returneth to his ground, In that very day, his thoughts perish.

Webster

His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

World English Bible

His spirit departs, and he returns to the earth. In that very day, his thoughts perish.

Youngs Literal Translation

His spirit goeth forth, he returneth to his earth, In that day have his thoughts perished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

to his earth
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

עשׁתּנה 
`eshtonah 
Usage: 1

References

Morish

Context Readings

Praise To Yahweh For His Help

3 Do not trust in princes,
In mortal man, in whom there is no salvation.
4 His spirit departs, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts perish.
5 How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
Whose hope is in the Lord his God,


Cross References

Psalm 104:29

You hide Your face, they are dismayed;
You take away their spirit, they expire
And return to their dust.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

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

Genesis 2:7

Then the Lord God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.

1 Corinthians 2:6

Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away;

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face
You will eat bread,
Till you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”

Genesis 6:17

Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.

Job 14:21

“His sons achieve honor, but he does not know it;
Or they become insignificant, but he does not perceive it.

Job 17:1

“My spirit is broken, my days are extinguished,
The grave is ready for me.

Job 17:11

“My days are past, my plans are torn apart,
Even the wishes of my heart.

Psalm 33:10

The Lord nullifies the counsel of the nations;
He frustrates the plans of the peoples.

Psalm 90:3

You turn man back into dust
And say, “Return, O children of men.”

Isaiah 2:22

Stop regarding man, whose breath of life is in his nostrils;
For why should he be esteemed?

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the Lord’s anointed,
Was captured in their pits,
Of whom we had said, “Under his shadow
We shall live among the nations.”

Daniel 5:23

but you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of His house before you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines have been drinking wine from them; and you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which do not see, hear or understand. But the God in whose hand are your life-breath and all your ways, you have not glorified.

Job 14:10

“But man dies and lies prostrate.
Man expires, and where is he?

Job 27:3

For as long as life is in me,
And the breath of God is in my nostrils,

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