Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he remembered that they were but flesh: a wind that passes away and does not come 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 merciful, forgave their iniquity and didn't destroy them; He restrained his anger and didn't vent all his wrath. 39 For he remembered that they were only flesh, a passing wind that doesn't return. 40 How they rebelled against him in the desert, grieving him in the wilderness!


Cross References

Genesis 6:3

So the LORD said, "My Spirit won't remain with human beings forever, because they're truly mortal. Their lifespan will be 120 years."

Job 7:7

Remember that my life is a breath; my eyes won't go back to seeing good things.

James 4:14

You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.

Job 7:16

I hate the thought of living forever! Leave me alone, because my days are pointless."

Job 10:9

""Please remember that you've made me like clay and you'll return me to dust.

Psalm 103:14-16

For he knows how we were formed, aware that we were made from dust.

John 3:6

What is born of the flesh is flesh, and what is born of the Spirit is spirit.

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