Parallel Verses

Webster

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

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 breath leaves him, he returns to his earth; in that very day his [previous] thoughts, plans, and purposes 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.

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 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. 4 His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish. 5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:


Cross References

Psalm 104:29

Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return to God who gave it.

Genesis 2:7

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

1 Corinthians 2:6

However, we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to naught:

Genesis 3:19

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou shalt return to the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou return.

Genesis 6:17

And behold, I, even I do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the breath of life, from under heaven: and every thing that is on the earth shall die.

Job 14:21

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

Job 17:1

My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me.

Job 17:11

My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.

Psalm 33:10

The LORD bringeth the counsel of the heathen to naught: he maketh the devices of the people of no effect.

Psalm 90:3

Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Isaiah 2:22

Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?

Lamentations 4:20

The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the heathen.

Daniel 5:23

But hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou, and thy lords, thy wives, and thy concubines, have drank wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, thou hast not glorified.

Job 14:10

But man dieth, and wasteth away: yes, man yieldeth his breath, and where is he?

Job 27:3

All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils;

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