Psalms 90:3

“Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou turnest man to destruction: and sayest, Returne yee children of men.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou turnest man to destruction, And sayest, Return, ye children of men.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You send man back to his dust; and say, Go back, you children of men.
- Basic English Bible

Thou makest [mortal] man to return to dust, and sayest, Return, children of men.
- Darby Bible

Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.
- Webster's Bible

You turn man to destruction, saying, "Return, you children of men."
- World English Bible

Thou turnest man unto a bruised thing, And sayest, Turn back, ye sons of men.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou turnest man to contrition; and sayest: 'Return, ye children of men.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 90:3


90:3 Turnedst - But as for man, his case is far otherwise, though he was made by thee happy. and immortal, yet for his sin thou didst make him mortal and miserable. Saidst - Didst pronounce that sad sentence, return, O men, to the dust out of which ye were taken, #Gen 3:19|.


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