Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

“With reproofs You chasten a man for iniquity;
You consume as a moth what is precious to him;
Surely every man is a mere breath. Selah.

King James Version

When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Holman Bible

You discipline a man with punishment for sin,
consuming like a moth what is precious to him;
every man is only a vapor.Selah

International Standard Version

You rebuke by chastening a man with the consequence of iniquities; you destroy what is attractive to him, as one would treat a moth. Indeed, every person is a puff of wind. Interlude

A Conservative Version

When thou have corrected man with rebukes for iniquity, thou make his beauty to disintegrate like a moth. Surely every man is vanity. Selah.

American Standard Version

When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, Thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: Surely every man is vanity. Selah

Amplified


“With rebukes You discipline man for sin;
You consume like a moth what is precious to him;
Surely every man is a mere breath [a wisp of smoke, a vapor that vanishes]. Selah.

Bible in Basic English

By the weight of your wrath against man's sin, the glory of his form is wasted away; truly every man is but a breath. (Selah.)

Darby Translation

When thou with rebukes dost correct a man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely, every man is vanity. Selah.

Julia Smith Translation

With corrections for iniquity thou didst correct man, and thou wilt melt down as a moth his beauty: surely every man is vanity. Silence.

King James 2000

When you with rebukes do correct man for iniquity, you make his beauty melt away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[When] with rebukes you chastise a man for sin, you {consume} like a moth his delightful [things]. Surely everyone [is] a [mere] vapor. Selah

Modern King James verseion

You correct a man for iniquity with rebukes, and you make his desires vanish away like a moth. Surely every man is vanity. Selah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When thou with rebukes dost chasten man for sin, thou makest his beauty to consume away, like as it were a moth fretting a garment; every man therefore is but vanity. Selah.

NET Bible

You severely discipline people for their sins; like a moth you slowly devour their strength. Surely all people are a mere vapor. (Selah)

New Heart English Bible

When you rebuke and correct man for iniquity, You consume his wealth like a moth. Surely every man is but a breath." Selah.

The Emphasized Bible

When, by rebukes for iniquity, thou hast corrected a man, Then hast thou consumed, as a moth, all that was delightful within him, Surely, a breath, are all men. Selah.

Webster

When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.

World English Bible

When you rebuke and correct man for iniquity, You consume his wealth like a moth. Surely every man is but a breath." Selah.

Youngs Literal Translation

With reproofs against iniquity, Thou hast corrected man, And dost waste as a moth his desirableness, Only, vanity is every man. Selah.

References

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Context Readings

The Fleeting Nature Of Life

10 Remove thy stroke away from me: I am consumed by the blow of thine hand. 11 “With reproofs You chasten a man for iniquity;
You consume as a moth what is precious to him;
Surely every man is a mere breath. Selah.
12 Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear unto my cry; hold not thy peace at my tears: for I am a stranger with thee and a sojourner, as all my fathers were.


Cross References

Job 13:28

And man, is as a rotten thing that is being consumed, as a garment that is moth eaten.

Isaiah 50:9

Behold, the Lord GOD will help me; who is he that shall condemn me? behold, they all shall wax old as a garment; the moth shall eat them up.

Job 4:19

How much more with those that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who shall be crushed by the moth!

Job 30:30

My skin is black upon me, and my bones are burned with heat.

Psalm 38:1-8

O LORD, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.

Psalm 90:7-10

For we are consumed by thine anger, and by thy wrath we are troubled.

Psalm 102:10-11

because of thine indignation and thy wrath; for thou hast lifted me up and cast me down.

Hosea 5:12

Therefore I will be unto Ephraim as a moth and to the house of Judah as rottenness.

1 Corinthians 5:5

let such a one be delivered unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

1 Corinthians 11:30-32

For this cause many are weak and sickly among you, and many sleep.

Hebrews 12:6

for whom the Lord loves, he chastens and scourges everyone whom he receives as a son.

2 Peter 2:16

and was rebuked for his iniquity; a dumb animal accustomed to a yoke (upon which he was seated), speaking with man's voice, hindered the madness of the prophet.

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten; be zealous therefore, and repent.

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