New Living Translation
Don't put your trust in mere humans. They are as frail as breath. What good are they?
King James Bible
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?
Darby Bible Translation
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for what account is to be made of him?
World English Bible
Stop trusting in man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what account is he?
Young's Literal Translation
Cease for you from man, Whose breath is in his nostrils, For -- in what is he esteemed?
Isaiah 2:22 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:22 Cease ye - Never admire or place your trust in man. Breath - Whose breath is quickly stopped and taken away. Wherein - What excellency is in him, considered in himself, and without dependence on God?
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