New Living Translation
How do you know what your life will be like tomorrow? Your life is like the morning fog--it's here a little while, then it's gone.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
ye who do not know what will be on the morrow, (for what is your life? It is even a vapour, appearing for a little while, and then disappearing,)
World English Bible
Whereas you don't know what your life will be like tomorrow. For what is your life? For you are a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.
Young's Literal Translation
who do not know the thing of the morrow; for what is your life? for it is a vapour that is appearing for a little, and then is vanishing;
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"Ye have not, because ye ask not."--JAS. iv. 2. "And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor."--ISA. lix. 16. "There is none that calleth upon Thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee."--ISA. lxiv. 7. At our last Wellington Convention for the Deepening of the Spiritual Life, in April, the forenoon meetings were devoted to prayer and intercession. Great blessing was found, both in listening to what the Word teaches of their need and power, and in joining …
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"What is Your Life?"
O God, remember that my life is but a breath, and I will never again feel happiness.
You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath." Interlude
For he remembered that they were merely mortal, gone like a breath of wind that never returns.
For my days disappear like smoke, and my bones burn like red-hot coals.
For they are like a breath of air; their days are like a passing shadow.
Don't brag about tomorrow, since you don't know what the day will bring.
Don't put your trust in mere humans. They are as frail as breath. What good are they?
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