New Living Translation
For they are like a breath of air; their days are like a passing shadow.
King James Bible
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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LibraryThe Church Triumphant
More than eighteen centuries have passed since the apostles rested from their labors, but the history of their toils and sacrifices for Christ's sake is still among the most precious treasures of the church. This history, written under the direction of the Holy Spirit, was recorded in order that by it the followers of Christ in every age might be impelled to greater zeal and earnestness in the cause of the Saviour. The commission that Christ gave to the disciples, they fulfilled. As these messengers …
Ellen Gould White—The Acts of the Apostles
The Godly are in Some Sense Already Blessed
Letter Xl to Thomas, Prior of Beverley
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.
For we were born but yesterday and know nothing. Our days on earth are as fleeting as a shadow.
An empty-headed person won't become wise any more than a wild donkey can bear a human child.
We blossom like a flower and then wither. Like a passing shadow, we quickly disappear.
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
When you discipline us for our sins, you consume like a moth what is precious to us. Each of us is but a breath. Interlude
My life passes as swiftly as the evening shadows. I am withering away like grass.
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