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Job 8:9

For we are but of yesterday and know nothing,

for our days on earth are ma shadow.

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Job 8:9 — The New International Version (NIV)

for we were born only yesterday and know nothing,

and our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 8:9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing,

Because our days upon earth are a shadow:)

Job 8:9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

For we were born but yesterday and know nothing.

Our days on earth are as fleeting as a shadow.

Job 8:9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For we were born yesterday, and know nothing,

Because our days on earth are a shadow.

Job 8:9 — New Century Version (NCV)

because we were only born yesterday and know nothing.

Our days on earth are only a shadow.

Job 8:9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing,

Because our days upon earth are a shadow);

Job 8:9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, for our days upon earth are a shadow.

Job 8:9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

We have only been around since yesterday, and we know nothing. 

Our days on earth are only a fleeting shadow. 

Job 8:9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

since we were born only yesterday and know nothing.

Our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 8:9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

for we are but of yesterday, and we know nothing,

for our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 8:9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

for we are of yesterday, and we do not know,

for our days on earth are a shadow.

Job 8:9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

After all, we were born only yesterday.

So we don’t know anything.

Our days on this earth are like a shadow that disappears.

Job 8:9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“For we are only of yesterday and know nothing,

Because our days on earth are as a shadow.