Psalms 39:5

“Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Psalms 39:5

Behold, thou hast made my dayes as an hand breadth, and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily euery man at his best state is altogether vanitie. Selah.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Behold, You have made my days {as} handbreadths, And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight; Surely every man at his best is a mere breath. Selah.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, thou hast made my days `as' handbreadths; And my life-time is as nothing before thee: Surely every man at his best estate is altogether vanity. Selah
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.)
- Basic English Bible

Behold, thou hast made my days [as] hand-breadths, and my lifetime is as nothing before thee; verily, every man, [even] the high placed, is altogether vanity. Selah.
- Darby Bible

Behold, thou hast made my days as a hand-breadth; and my age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah.
- World English Bible

Lo, handbreadths Thou hast made my days, And mine age [is] as nothing before Thee, Only, all vanity [is] every man set up. Selah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(39:6) Behold, Thou hast made my days as hand-breadths; and mine age is as nothing before Thee; surely every man at his best estate is altogether vanity. Selah
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Psalms 39:5

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 39:5


39:5 Before thee - If compared with thee, and with thy everlasting duration.


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