Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep;
In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

King James Version

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.

Holman Bible

You end their lives; they sleep.
They are like grass that grows in the morning—

International Standard Version

You will sweep them away while they are asleep by morning they are like growing grass.

A Conservative Version

Thou carry them away as with a flood. They are as a sleep. In the morning they are like grass which grows up.

American Standard Version

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: In the morning they are like grass which groweth up.

Amplified


You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep [forgotten as soon as they are gone];
In the morning they are like grass which grows anew—

Darby Translation

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass that groweth up:

Julia Smith Translation

Thou didst overwhelm them; in sleep shall they be; in the morning as the grass will pass away.

King James 2000

You carry them away as with a flood; they are like a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which grows up.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You sweep them away [like a flood]. They fall asleep. In the morning [they are] like grass [that] sprouts anew.

Modern King James verseion

You carry them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep; in the morning they are like grass which grows up.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As soon as thou scatterest them, they are even as asleep, and fade away suddenly like the grass.

NET Bible

You bring their lives to an end and they "fall asleep." In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;

New Heart English Bible

You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.

The Emphasized Bible

Thou hast snatched them away, A sleep, do they become, In the morning, they are like grass that shooteth up,

Webster

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep; in the morning they are like grass which groweth.

World English Bible

You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou hast inundated them, they are asleep, In the morning as grass he changeth.

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Context Readings

Eternal God And Mortal Man

4 For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past and as a watch in the night. 5 You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep;
In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.
6 In the morning it blossoms and grows up; in the evening it is cut down and withers.


Cross References

Isaiah 40:6

The voice that said, Cry. And I said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the mercy thereof is as the open flower of the field:

Job 22:16

Who were cut down out of time, whose foundation was overflown with a flood.

Psalm 73:20

As the dream of one who awakes; so, O Lord, when thou shalt rise up, thou shalt despise their appearances.

1 Peter 1:24

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls away,

Job 9:26

They are passed away as the ships of Ebeh as the eagle that throws himself on the prey.

Job 20:8

He shall fly away as a dream and shall not be found: yea, he shall flee away as a vision of the night.

Job 27:20-21

Terrors shall take hold on him as waters; a whirlwind shall carry him away in the night.

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days are as grass; as an open flower of the field, so he blossoms.

Isaiah 8:7-8

now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria and all his power, and he shall come up over all his channels and go over all his banks:

Isaiah 29:7-8

And the multitude of all the Gentiles that shall fight against Ariel, even all that shall fight against her and their siege weapons, and those that shall distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision.

Jeremiah 46:7-8

Who is this that comes up as a flood, whose waters move as rivers?

James 1:10-11

and he who is rich, in his low status, because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

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