Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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.

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 full of compassion, forgave their iniquity, and destroyed them not: yea, many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath. 39 For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passes away, and comes not again. 40 How often did they provoke him in the wilderness, and grieve him in the desert!


Cross References

Genesis 6:3

And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be a hundred and twenty years.

Job 7:7

O remember that my life is a breath: my eye shall no more see good.

James 4:14

Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.

Job 7:16

I loathe it; I would not live always: let me alone; for my days are vanity.

Job 10:9

Remember, I beseech you, that you have made me as the clay; and will you bring me into dust again?

Psalm 103:14-16

For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are 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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