Psalms Death Quotes Page 1 Theme
How we cite the quotes: (Chapter:Verse)
Put them in fear, O Lord;
let the nations know that they are only human. (NRSV 9:20)
Put them in fear, O Lord: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. (KJV 9:20)
You have made my days a few handbreadths,
and my lifetime is as nothing in your sight.
Surely everyone stands as a mere breath. (NRSV 39:5)
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. (KJV 39:5)
For he knows how we were made;
he remembers that we are dust.
As for mortals, their days are like grass;
they flourish like a flower of the field;
for the wind passes over it, and it is gone,
and its place knows it no more. (NRSV 103:14-16)
For he knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.
As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.
For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more. (KJV 103:14-16)