Psalm 39:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
389 [e]אַךְ־
’aḵ-
SurelyAdv
6754 [e]בְּצֶ֤לֶם ׀
bə-ṣe-lem
like a shadowPrep-b | N-ms
1980 [e]יִֽתְהַלֶּךְ־
yiṯ-hal-leḵ-
walks aboutV-Hitpael-Imperf-3ms
376 [e]אִ֗ישׁ
’îš,
every manN-ms
389 [e]אַךְ־
’aḵ-
surelyAdv
1892 [e]הֶ֥בֶל
he-ḇel
in vainN-ms
1993 [e]יֶהֱמָי֑וּן
ye-hĕ-mā-yūn;
they busy themselvesV-Qal-Imperf-3mp | Pn
6651 [e]יִ֝צְבֹּ֗ר
yiṣ-bōr,
He heaps up [riches]V-Qal-Imperf-3ms
3808 [e]וְֽלֹא־
wə-lō-
and notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
3045 [e]יֵדַ֥ע
yê-ḏa‘
does knowV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
4310 [e]מִי־
mî-
whoInterrog
622 [e]אֹסְפָֽם׃
’ō-sə-p̄ām.
will gather themV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc | 3mp









Hebrew Texts
תהילים 39:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אַךְ־בְּצֶ֤לֶם ׀ יִֽתְהַלֶּךְ־אִ֗ישׁ אַךְ־הֶ֥בֶל יֶהֱמָי֑וּן יִ֝צְבֹּ֗ר וְֽלֹא־יֵדַ֥ע מִי־אֹסְפָֽם׃

תהילים 39:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אך־בצלם ׀ יתהלך־איש אך־הבל יהמיון יצבר ולא־ידע מי־אספם׃

תהילים 39:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אך־בצלם ׀ יתהלך־איש אך־הבל יהמיון יצבר ולא־ידע מי־אספם׃

תהילים 39:6 Hebrew Bible
אך בצלם יתהלך איש אך הבל יהמיון יצבר ולא ידע מי אספם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Surely every man walks about as a phantom; Surely they make an uproar for nothing; He amasses riches and does not know who will gather them.

King James Bible
Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Certainly, man walks about like a mere shadow. Indeed, they frantically rush around in vain, gathering possessions without knowing who will get them.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a vain whew. [heb.] an image. There is but the semblance of being he appeareth for a little, and then vanisheth

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surely

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he heapeth

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James 5:3 Your gold and silver is corroded; and the rust of them shall be a …

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