Psalm 104:29
Modern Translations
New International Version
When you hide your face, they are terrified; when you take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.

New Living Translation
But if you turn away from them, they panic. When you take away their breath, they die and turn again to dust.

English Standard Version
When you hide your face, they are dismayed; when you take away their breath, they die and return to their dust.

Berean Study Bible
When You hide Your face, they are terrified; when You take away their breath, they die and return to dust.

New American Standard Bible
You hide Your face, they are terrified; You take away their breath, they perish And return to their dust.

NASB 1995
You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their spirit, they expire And return to their dust.

NASB 1977
Thou dost hide Thy face, they are dismayed; Thou dost take away their spirit, they expire, And return to their dust.

Amplified Bible
You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their breath, they die And return to their dust.

Christian Standard Bible
When you hide your face, they are terrified; when you take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When You hide Your face, they are terrified; when You take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.

Contemporary English Version
But when you turn away, they are terrified; when you end their life, they die and rot.

Good News Translation
When you turn away, they are afraid; when you take away your breath, they die and go back to the dust from which they came.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You hide your face, and they are terrified. You take away their breath, and they die and return to dust.

International Standard Version
When you withdraw your favor, they are disappointed; Take away their breath, and they die and return to dust.

NET Bible
When you ignore them, they panic. When you take away their life's breath, they die and return to dust.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

New King James Version
You hide Your face, they are troubled; You take away their breath, they die and return to their dust.

King James 2000 Bible
You hide your face, they are troubled: you take away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

New Heart English Bible
You hide your face: they are troubled; you take away their breath: they die, and return to the dust.

World English Bible
You hide your face: they are troubled; you take away their breath: they die, and return to the dust.

American King James Version
You hide your face, they are troubled: you take away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

American Standard Version
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; Thou takest away their breath, they die, And return to their dust.

A Faithful Version
You hide Your face, they are troubled; You take away their breath, they die and return to dust.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath, they expire and return to their dust.

English Revised Version
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath they die, and return to their dust.

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But if thou hide thy face, they are troubled: if thou take away their breath, they dye and returne to their dust.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
When thou hydest thy face, they are troubled: when thou takest away their spirite, they dye, and are turned agayne to their dust.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But when thou hydest thy face, they are soroufull: yf thou takest awaye their breth, they dye, & are turned agayne to their dust.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
You hide Your face—they are troubled, "" You gather their spirit—they expire, "" And they return to their dust.

Young's Literal Translation
Thou hidest Thy face -- they are troubled, Thou gatherest their spirit -- they expire, And unto their dust they turn back.

Smith's Literal Translation
Thou wilt hide thy face, they will tremble: thou wilt take away their spirit, they shall expire and turn back to dust.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But if thou turnest away thy face, they shall be troubled: thou shalt take away their breath, and they shall fail, and shall return to their dust.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But if you turn your face away, they will be disturbed. You will take away their breath, and they will fail, and they will return to their dust.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
You turn your face and they are disturbed; you take their spirit and they die and return to their dust.

Lamsa Bible
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath, they die and return to their dust.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hidest Thy face, they vanish; Thou withdrawest their breath, they perish, And return to their dust.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But when thou hast turned away thy face, they shall be troubled: thou wilt take away their breath, and they shall fail, and return to their dust.








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