King James Version
Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.
Darby Bible Translation
Man is like to vanity; his days are as a shadow that passeth away.
World English Bible
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.
Young's Literal Translation
Man to vanity hath been like, His days are as a shadow passing by.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.Psalm 144:4 Parallel Commentaries
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Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.
(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)
For vain man would be wise, though man be born like a wild ass's colt.
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.
When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.
My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.
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