Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Psalm 39:5 in English Standard Version "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!" Job 14:2 He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not. Ps 39:11 When you discipline a man with rebukes for sin, you consume like a moth what is dear to him; surely all mankind is a mere breath! Ps 89:47 Remember how short my time is! For what vanity you have created all the children of man! Ps 90:4 For a thousand years in your sight are but as yesterday when it is past, or as a watch in the night.