Job 12:10
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
In whoseאֲשֶׁ֣ר
(a·sher)
834: who, which, thata prim. pronoun
handבְּ֭יָדֹו
(be·ya·dov)
3027: handa prim. root
is the lifeנֶ֣פֶשׁ
(ne·fesh)
5315: a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion from an unused word
of everyכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
living thing,חָ֑י
(chai;)
2416a: alive, livingfrom chayah
And the breathוְ֝ר֗וּחַ
(ve·ru·ach)
7307: breath, wind, spiritfrom an unused word
of allכָּל־
(kol-)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
mankind?אִֽישׁ׃
(ish.)
376: manfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
In whose hand
yad  (yawd)
a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.),
is the soul
nephesh  (neh'-fesh)
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
of every living thing
chay  (khah'-ee)
age, alive, appetite, (wild) beast, company, congregation, life(-time), live(-ly), living (creature, thing), maintenance, + merry, multitude, + (be) old, quick, raw, running, springing, troop.
and the breath
ruwach  (roo'-akh)
wind; by resemblance breath, i.e. a sensible (or even violent) exhalation; figuratively, life, anger, unsubstantiality; by extension, a region of the sky; by resemblance spirit, but only of a rational being
of all mankind
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
basar  (baw-sawr')
flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphem.) the pudenda of a man -- body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-)kind, + nakedness, self, skin.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
In whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind?

King James Bible
In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The life of every living thing is in His hand, as well as the breath of all mankind.

International Standard Version
and that the life of every living thing rests in his control, along with the breath of every living human being?

NET Bible
in whose hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all the human race.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The life of every living creature and the spirit in every human body are in his hands.

King James 2000 Bible
In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.
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