New Living Translation
For he remembered that they were merely mortal, gone like a breath of wind that never returns.
King James Bible
For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.
Darby Bible Translation
And he remembered that they were flesh, a breath that passeth away and cometh not again.
World English Bible
He remembered that they were but flesh, a wind that passes away, and doesn't come again.
Young's Literal Translation
And He remembereth that they are flesh, A wind going on -- and it returneth not.
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Library"Thou Shalt Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother. "
From this Commandment we learn that after the excellent works of the first three Commandments there are no better works than to obey and serve all those who are set over us as superiors. For this reason also disobedience is a greater sin than murder, unchastity, theft and dishonesty, and all that these may include. For we can in no better way learn how to distinguish between greater and lesser sins than by noting the order of the Commandments of God, although there are distinctions also within the …
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The Second Continental Journey.
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.
Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not put up with humans for such a long time, for they are only mortal flesh. In the future, their normal lifespan will be no more than 120 years."
O God, remember that my life is but a breath, and I will never again feel happiness.
I hate my life and don't want to go on living. Oh, leave me alone for my few remaining days.
Remember that you made me from dust--will you turn me back to dust so soon?
"LORD, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered--how fleeting my life is.
Seventy years are given to us! Some even live to eighty. But even the best years are filled with pain and trouble; soon they disappear, and we fly away.
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