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Psalm 90:3–4

You return man to dust

and say, y“Return, zO children of man!”2

For aa thousand years in your sight

are but as byesterday when it is past,

or as ca watch in the night.

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Psalm 90:3–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

You turn people back to dust,

saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.”

A thousand years in your sight

are like a day that has just gone by,

or like a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Thou turnest man to destruction;

And sayest, Return, ye children of men.

For a thousand years in thy sight

Are but as yesterday when it is past,

And as a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

You turn people back to dust, saying,

“Return to dust, you mortals!”

For you, a thousand years are as a passing day,

as brief as a few night hours.

Psalm 90:3–4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

You turn man to destruction,

And say, “Return, O children of men.”

For a thousand years in Your sight

Are like yesterday when it is past,

And like a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

You turn people back into dust.

You say, “Go back into dust, human beings.”

To you, a thousand years

is like the passing of a day,

or like a few hours in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Thou turnest man to destruction,

And sayest, Return, ye children of men.

For a thousand years in thy sight

Are but as yesterday when it is past,

And as a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Thou makest mortal man to return to dust, and sayest, Return, children of men. For a thousand years, in thy sight, are as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

You turn mortals back into dust

and say, “Return, descendants of Adam.”

Indeed, in your sight a thousand years are like a single day,

like yesterday—already past—

like an hour in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

You return mankind to the dust,

saying, “Return, descendants of Adam.”

For in Your sight a thousand years

are like yesterday that passes by,

like a few hours of the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

You turn us back to dust,

and say, “Turn back, you mortals.”

For a thousand years in your sight

are like yesterday when it is past,

or like a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

You return man to the dust,

saying, “Return, O sons of man.”

For a thousand years in your eyes

are like yesterday when it passes,

or like a watch in the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

You turn human beings back to dust.

You say to them, “Return to dust.”

To you a thousand years

are like a day that has just gone by.

They are like a few hours of the night.

Psalm 90:3–4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

You turn man back into dust

And say, “Return, O children of men.”

For a thousand years in Your sight

Are like yesterday when it passes by,

Or as a watch in the night.