Psalm 39:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֤ה
hin-nêh
IndeedInterjection
2947 [e]טְפָח֨וֹת ׀
ṭə-p̄ā-ḥō-wṯ
[as] handbreadthsN-mp
5414 [e]נָ֘תַ֤תָּה
nā-ṯat-tāh
You have madeV-Qal-Perf-2ms
3117 [e]יָמַ֗י
yā-may,
my daysN-mpc | 1cs
2465 [e]וְחֶלְדִּ֣י
wə-ḥel-dî
and my ageConj-w | N-msc | 1cs
369 [e]כְאַ֣יִן
ḵə-’a-yin
as [is] nothingPrep-k | Adv
5048 [e]נֶגְדֶּ֑ךָ
neḡ-de-ḵā;
before YouPrep | 2ms
389 [e]אַ֥ךְ
’aḵ
CertainlyAdv
3605 [e]כָּֽל־
kāl-
everyN-msc
1892 [e]הֶ֥בֶל
he-ḇel
[is] but vaporN-ms
3605 [e]כָּל־
kāl-
EveryN-msc
120 [e]אָ֝דָ֗ם
’ā-ḏām,
manN-ms
5324 [e]נִצָּ֥ב
niṣ-ṣāḇ
at his best stateV-Nifal-Prtcpl-ms
5542 [e]סֶֽלָה׃
se-lāh.
SelahInterjection









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 39:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הִנֵּ֤ה טְפָחֹ֨ות ׀ נָ֘תַ֤תָּה יָמַ֗י וְחֶלְדִּ֣י כְאַ֣יִן נֶגְדֶּ֑ךָ אַ֥ךְ כָּֽל־הֶ֥בֶל כָּל־אָ֝דָ֗ם נִצָּ֥ב סֶֽלָה׃

תהילים 39:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הנה טפחות ׀ נתתה ימי וחלדי כאין נגדך אך כל־הבל כל־אדם נצב סלה׃

תהילים 39:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הנה טפחות ׀ נתתה ימי וחלדי כאין נגדך אך כל־הבל כל־אדם נצב סלה׃

תהילים 39:5 Hebrew Bible
הנה טפחות נתתה ימי וחלדי כאין נגדך אך כל הבל כל אדם נצב סלה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Behold, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight; Surely every man at his best is a mere breath. Selah.

King James Bible
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. Selah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You, indeed, have made my days short in length, and my life span as nothing in Your sight. Yes, every mortal man is only a vapor. Selah "
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