Psalm 89:47 {88:48}
Good News Translation
Remember how short my life is; remember that you created all of us mortal!

Contemporary English Version
Remember, life is short! Why did you empty our lives of all meaning?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Remember what my substance is: for hast thou made all the children of men in vain?

New American Bible
Remember how brief life is, how frail the sons of man you have created!

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Remember what my substance is: for hast thou made all the children of men in vain?

remember

Psalm 39:5,6 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 119:84 How many are the days of thy servant: when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?

Job 7:7 Remember that my life is but wind, and my eye shall not return to see good things.

Job 9:25,26 My days have been swifter than a post: they have fled away and have not seen good. . . .

Job 10:9 Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay, and thou wilt bring me into dust

wherefore

Psalm 144:4 Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.

Job 14:1 Man born of a woman, living for a short time, is filled with many miseries.

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow.

Context
I Will Sing of His Love Forever
46How long, O Lord, turnest thou away unto the end? shall thy anger burn like fire? 47Remember what my substance is: for hast thou made all the children of men in vain?48Who is the man that shall live, and not see death: that shall deliver his soul from the hand of hell?…
Cross References
Job 7:7
Remember that my life is but wind, and my eye shall not return to see good things.

Job 10:9
Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay, and thou wilt bring me into dust

Job 14:1
Man born of a woman, living for a short time, is filled with many miseries.

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 62:9
But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.

Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, said Ecclesiastes: vanity of vanities, and all is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 2:11
And when I turned myself to all the works which my hands had wrought, and to the labours wherein I had laboured in vain, I saw in all things vanity, and vexation of mind, and that nothing was lasting under the sun.

Additional Translations
Remember how short is my lifespan. For what futility You have created all men!Remember how short my time is: why have you made all men in vain?

Oh remember how short my time is: For what vanity hast thou created all the children of men!

Remember what my being is: for hast thou created all the sons of men in vain?

Remember, as regards me, what life is. Wherefore hast thou created all the children of men to be vanity?

O remember how short my time is: for what vanity hast thou created all the children of men!

Remember how short my time is: why hast thou made all men in vain?

Remember how short my time is! For what vanity have you created all the children of men!

Remember, I pray Thee, what is life-time? Wherefore in vain hast Thou created All the sons of men?
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