Psalm 90:5 {89:5}
Good News Translation
You carry us away like a flood; we last no longer than a dream. We are like weeds that sprout in the morning,

Contemporary English Version
You bring our lives to an end just like a dream. We are merely tender grass

Douay-Rheims Bible
Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be.

New American Bible
you wash them away; They sleep, and in the morning they sprout again like an herb.

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Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be.

thou

Job 9:26 They have passed by as ships carrying fruits, as an eagle flying to the prey.

Job 22:16 Who were taken away before their time, and a flood hath overthrown their foundation.

Job 27:20,21 Poverty like water shall take hold on him, a tempest shall oppress him in the night: . . .

Isaiah 8:7,8 Therefore behold the Lord will bring upon them the waters of the river strong and many, the king of the Assyrians, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and shall overflow all his banks. . . .

Jeremiah 46:7,8 Who is this that cometh up as a flood: and his streams swell like those of rivers? . . .

as a sleep

Psalm 73:20 As the dream of them that awake, O Lord; so in thy city thou shalt bring their image to nothing.

Isaiah 29:7,8 And the multitude of all nations that have fought against Ariel, shall be as the dream of a vision by night, and all that have fought, and besieged and prevailed against it. . . .

morning

Psalm 103:15,16 Man's days are as grass, as the flower of the field so shall he flourish. . . .

Isaiah 40:6 The voice of one, saying: Cry. And I said: What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the glory thereof as the flower of the field.

James 1:10,11 And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away. . . .

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.

groweth up.

Context
I Will Sing of His Love Forever
4For a thousand years in thy sight are as yesterday, which is past. And as a watch in the night, 5Things that are counted nothing, shall their years be.6In the morning man shall grow up like grass; in the morning he shall flourish and pass away: in the evening he shall fall, grow dry, and wither.…
Cross References
Job 14:2
Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.

Job 14:12
So man when he is fallen asleep shall not rise again; till the heavens be broken, he shall not awake, nor rise up out of his sleep.

Job 20:8
As a dream that fleeth away he shall not be found, he shall pass as a vision of the night:

Job 22:16
Who were taken away before their time, and a flood hath overthrown their foundation.

Job 27:20
Poverty like water shall take hold on him, a tempest shall oppress him in the night:

Psalm 76:5
All the foolish of heart were troubled. They have slept their sleep; and all the men of riches have found nothing in their hands.

Psalm 92:7
When the wicked shall spring up as grass: and all the workers of iniquity shall appear: That they may perish for ever and ever:

Psalm 102:4
I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.

Psalm 103:15
Man's days are as grass, as the flower of the field so shall he flourish.

Isaiah 40:6
The voice of one, saying: Cry. And I said: What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the glory thereof as the flower of the field.

Isaiah 40:7
The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass:

Isaiah 64:6
And we are all become as one unclean, and all our justices as the rag of a menstruous woman: and we have all fallen as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Additional Translations
You whisk them away in their sleep; they are like the new grass of the morning—You carry them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which grows up.

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: In the morning they are like grass which groweth up.

Years shall be vanity to them: let the morning pass away as grass.

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are [as] a sleep: in the morning they are like grass [that] groweth up:

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.

Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep; in the morning they are like grass which groweth.

You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.

Thou hast inundated them, they are asleep, In the morning as grass he changeth.
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