Job 34:15
New International Version
all humanity would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

New Living Translation
all life would cease, and humanity would turn again to dust.

English Standard Version
all flesh would perish together, and man would return to dust.

Berean Study Bible
all flesh would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

King James Bible
All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.

New King James Version
All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust.

New American Standard Bible
Humanity would perish together, And mankind would return to dust.

NASB 1995
All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust.

NASB 1977
All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust.

Amplified Bible
All flesh would perish together, And man would return to dust.

Christian Standard Bible
every living thing would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
every living thing would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

American Standard Version
All flesh shall perish together, And man shall turn again unto dust.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
All flesh ends as one, and a son of man returns to his dust

Brenton Septuagint Translation
all flesh would die together, and every mortal would return to the earth, whence also he was formed.

Contemporary English Version
we humans would die and return to the soil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All flesh shall perish together, and man shall return into ashes.

English Revised Version
All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.

Good News Translation
then everyone living would die and turn into dust again.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
all living beings would die together, and humanity would return to dust.

International Standard Version
every living thing would die all at once, and mankind would return to dust."

JPS Tanakh 1917
All flesh shall perish together, And man shall return unto dust.

Literal Standard Version
All flesh expires together, And man returns to dust.

NET Bible
all flesh would perish together and human beings would return to dust.

New Heart English Bible
all flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.

World English Bible
all flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.

Young's Literal Translation
Expire doth all flesh together, And man to dust returneth.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
14If He were to set His heart to it and withdraw His Spirit and breath, 15all flesh would perish together and mankind would return to the dust. 16If you have understanding, hear this; listen to my words.…

Cross References
Genesis 3:19
By the sweat of your brow you will eat your bread, until you return to the ground--because out of it were you taken. For dust you are, and to dust you shall return."

Genesis 7:21
And every living thing that moved upon the earth perished--birds, livestock, animals, every creature that swarms upon the earth, and all mankind.

2 Samuel 14:14
For surely we will die and be like water poured out on the ground, which cannot be recovered. Yet God does not take away a life; but He devises ways that the banished one may not be cast out from Him.

Job 9:22
It is all the same, and so I say, 'He destroys both the blameless and the wicked.'

Job 10:9
Please remember that You molded me like clay. Would You now return me to dust?

Job 34:16
If you have understanding, hear this; listen to my words.

Psalm 90:3
You return man to dust, saying, "Return, O sons of mortals."


Treasury of Scripture

All flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again to dust.

Job 30:23
For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.

Genesis 3:19
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

Psalm 90:3-10
Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men…









Verse 15. - All flesh shall perish together (comp. Psalm 104:29). Without God's sustaining hand, all creatures would fall back into nothingness. And man shall turn again unto dust, Either Elihu refers here to Genesis 3:19, or else he has a traditional knowledge of man's origin, handed down from a remote antiquity, which is in entire conformity with the Hebrew belief.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

flesh
בָּשָׂ֣ר (bā·śār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1320: Flesh, body, person, the pudenda of a, man

would perish
יִגְוַ֣ע (yiḡ·wa‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1478: To breathe out, expire

together
יָ֑חַד (yā·ḥaḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3162: A unit, unitedly

and mankind
וְ֝אָדָ֗ם (wə·’ā·ḏām)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 120: Ruddy, a human being

would return
יָשֽׁוּב׃ (yā·šūḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

to
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the dust.
עָפָ֥ר (‘ā·p̄ār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 6083: Dust, clay, earth, mud


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