Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thus He remembered that they were but flesh, A wind that passes and does not return.

King James Version

For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.

Holman Bible

He remembered that they were only flesh,
a wind that passes and does not return.

International Standard Version

For he remembered that they were only flesh, a passing wind that doesn't return.

A Conservative Version

And he remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and comes not again.

American Standard Version

And he remembered that they were but flesh, A wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.

Amplified

For He [earnestly] remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that goes and does not return.

Bible in Basic English

So he kept in mind that they were only flesh; a breath which is quickly gone, and will not come again.

Darby Translation

And he remembered that they were flesh, a breath that passeth away and cometh not again.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will remember that they are flesh; a spirit going and not turning back.

King James 2000

For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passes away, and comes not again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for he remembered that they [were] flesh, a passing wind that does not return.

Modern King James verseion

For He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away and does not come again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he considered that they were but flesh; even a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.

NET Bible

He remembered that they were made of flesh, and were like a wind that blows past and does not return.

New Heart English Bible

He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and doesn't come again.

The Emphasized Bible

So then he remembered, That, Flesh, they were, A Wind departing, that returneth not.

Webster

For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.

World English Bible

He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and doesn't come again.

Youngs Literal Translation

And He remembereth that they are flesh, A wind going on -- and it returneth not.

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Lessons From Israel's Past

38 But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He restrained His anger And did not arouse all His wrath. 39 Thus He remembered that they were but flesh, A wind that passes and does not return. 40 How often they rebelled against Him in the wilderness And grieved Him in the desert!


Cross References

Genesis 6:3

Then the LORD said, "My Spirit shall not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; nevertheless his days shall be one hundred and twenty years."

Job 7:7

"Remember that my life is but breath; My eye will not again see good.

James 4:14

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.

Job 7:16

"I waste away; I will not live forever Leave me alone, for my days are but a breath.

Job 10:9

'Remember now, that You have made me as clay; And would You turn me into dust again?

Psalm 103:14-16

For He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.

John 3:6

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

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