Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Lord, give me knowledge of my end, and of the measure of my days, so that I may see how feeble I am.

New American Standard Bible

Lord, make me to know my end
And what is the extent of my days;
Let me know how transient I am.

King James Version

LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.

Holman Bible

Lord, reveal to me the end of my life
and the number of my days.
Let me know how short-lived I am.

International Standard Version

"LORD, let me know how my life ends, and the standard by which you will measure my days, whatever it is! Then I will know how transient my life is.

A Conservative Version

LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is. Let me know how frail I am.

American Standard Version

Jehovah, make me to know mine end, And the measure of my days, what it is; Let me know how frail I am.

Amplified


Lord, let me know my [life’s] end
And [to appreciate] the extent of my days;
Let me know how frail I am [how transient is my stay here].

Darby Translation

Make me to know, Jehovah, mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: I shall know how frail I am.

Julia Smith Translation

O Jehovah, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is; I shall know how I fail.

King James 2000

LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Let me know, O Yahweh, my end, and what is the measure of my days. Let me know how transient I [am]."

Modern King James verseion

O Jehovah, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is; I know how frail I am.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"LORD, let me know mine end, and the number of my days: that I may be certified how long I have to live.

NET Bible

"O Lord, help me understand my mortality and the brevity of life! Let me realize how quickly my life will pass!

New Heart English Bible

"LORD, show me my end, what is the measure of my days. Let me know how frail I am.

The Emphasized Bible

Let me know, O Yahweh, mine end, And the measure of my days - what it is, I would know how short-lived I am.

Webster

LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.

World English Bible

"Yahweh, show me my end, what is the measure of my days. Let me know how frail I am.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cause me to know, O Jehovah, mine end, And the measure of my days -- what it is,' I know how frail I am.

References

Easton

Context Readings

The Fleeting Nature Of Life

3 My heart was burning in my breast; while I was deep in thought the fire was lighted; then I said with my tongue, 4 Lord, give me knowledge of my end, and of the measure of my days, so that I may see how feeble I am. 5 You have made my days no longer than a hand's measure; and my years are nothing in your eyes; truly, every man is but a breath. (Selah.)


Cross References

Psalm 119:84

How short is the life of your servant! when will you give your decision against those who are attacking me?

Job 14:13

If only you would keep me safe in the underworld, putting me in a secret place till your wrath is past, giving me a fixed time when I might come to your memory again!

Psalm 103:14

For he has knowledge of our feeble frame; he sees that we are only dust.

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