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Psalm 103:14–16

14 For He 1knows our frame;

He remembers that we are dust.

15 As for man, lhis days are like grass;

As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

16 mFor the wind passes over it, and it is 2gone,

And nits place remembers it no more.

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Psalm 103:14–16 — The New International Version (NIV)

14 for he knows how we are formed,

he remembers that we are dust.

15 The life of mortals is like grass,

they flourish like a flower of the field;

16 the wind blows over it and it is gone,

and its place remembers it no more.

Psalm 103:14–16 — English Standard Version (ESV)

14 For he knows our frame;

he remembers that we are dust.

15 As for man, his days are like grass;

he flourishes like a flower of the field;

16 for the wind passes over it, and it is gone,

and its place knows it no more.

Psalm 103:14–16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

14 For he knoweth our frame;

He remembereth that we are dust.

15 As for man, his days are as grass:

As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone;

And the place thereof shall know it no more.

Psalm 103:14–16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

14 For he knows how weak we are;

he remembers we are only dust.

15 Our days on earth are like grass;

like wildflowers, we bloom and die.

16 The wind blows, and we are gone—

as though we had never been here.

Psalm 103:14–16 — New Century Version (NCV)

14 He knows how we were made;

he remembers that we are dust.

15 Human life is like grass;

we grow like a flower in the field.

16 After the wind blows, the flower is gone,

and there is no sign of where it was.

Psalm 103:14–16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

14 For he knoweth our frame;

He remembereth that we are dust.

15 As for man, his days are as grass;

As a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.

16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone;

And the place thereof shall know it no more.

Psalm 103:14–16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

14 For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust. 15 As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth: 16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone, and the place thereof knoweth it no more.

Psalm 103:14–16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

14 He certainly knows what we are made of. 

He bears in mind that we are dust. 

15 Human life is as short-lived as grass. 

It blossoms like a flower in the field. 

16 When the wind blows over the flower, it disappears, 

and there is no longer any sign of it. 

Psalm 103:14–16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

14 For He knows what we are made of,

remembering that we are dust.

15 As for man, his days are like grass—

he blooms like a flower of the field;

16 when the wind passes over it, it vanishes,

and its place is no longer known.

Psalm 103:14–16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 For he knows how we were made;

he remembers that we are dust.

15 As for mortals, their days are like grass;

they flourish like a flower of the field;

16 for the wind passes over it, and it is gone,

and its place knows it no more.

Psalm 103:14–16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

14 For he knows our frame.

He remembers that we are dust.

15 As for man, his days are like the grass.

As the flower of the field, so he blossoms.

16 When the wind passes over it, it is no more,

and its place knows it no longer.

Psalm 103:14–16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

14 He knows what we are made of.

He remembers that we are dust.

15 People’s lives are like grass.

People grow like the flowers in the field.

16 When the wind blows on them, they are gone.

No one can tell that they had ever been there.

Psalm 103:14–16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

14 For He Himself knows our frame;

He is mindful that we are but dust.

15 As for man, his days are like grass;

As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

16 When the wind has passed over it, it is no more,

And its place acknowledges it no longer.


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