Verse (Click for Chapter)
Good News Translation
Our life is short, we know nothing at all; we pass like shadows across the earth.
New Revised Standard Version
Contemporary English Version
New American Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(For we are but of yesterday, and are ignorant that our days upon earth are but a shadow)
we are but.
Job 7:6 My days have passed more swiftly than the web is cut by the weaver, and are consumed without any hope.
Genesis 47:9 He answered: The days of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years, few, and evil, and they are not come up to the days of the pilgrimage of my fathers.
1 Chronicles 29:15 For we are sojourners before thee, and strangers, as were all our fathers. I Our days upon earth are as a shadow, and there is no stay.
Psalm 39:5 Behold thou hast made my days measurable. and my substance is as nothing before thee. And indeed all things are vanity: every man living.
Psalm 90:4 For a thousand years in thy sight are as yesterday, which is past. And as a watch in the night,
Psalm 102:11 My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.
Psalm 144:4 Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.
ContextBildad: Job Should Repent
…8For inquire of the former generation, and search diligently into the memory of the fathers: 9(For we are but of yesterday, and are ignorant that our days upon earth are but a shadow)10And they shall teach thee: they shall speak to thee, and utter words out of their hearts.…
2 Chronicles 10:6
He took counsel with the ancients, who had stood before his father Solomon, while he yet lived, saying: What counsel give you to me, that I may answer the people?
And they shall teach thee: they shall speak to thee, and utter words out of their hearts.
Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.
For I hoped that greater age would speak, and that a multitude of years would teach wisdom.
Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.
Jump to PreviousBorn Earth Shade Shadow Yesterday
Jump to NextBorn Earth Shade Shadow Yesterday
LinksJob 8:9 NIV
Job 8:9 NLT
Job 8:9 ESV
Job 8:9 NASB
Job 8:9 Bible Apps
Job 8:9 Biblia Paralela
Job 8:9 Chinese Bible
Job 8:9 French Bible
Job 8:9 German Bible
Alphabetical: a and are as Because born but days earth for know nothing of on only our shadow we were yesterday
OT Poetry: Job 8:9 For we are but of yesterday (Jb) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools