Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 144:4 in English Standard Version "Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow." Job 8:9 For we are but of yesterday and know nothing, for our days on earth are a shadow. Ps 39:5 Behold, you have made my days a few handbreadths, and my lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely all mankind stands as a mere breath! Ps 102:11 My days are like an evening shadow; I wither away like grass. Ps 109:23 I am gone like a shadow at evening; I am shaken off like a locust.