Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
and one can no longer even spot the place where it once grew.
1 tn Heb “our form.”
2 tn Heb “remembers.”
3 tn Heb “we [are] clay.”
4 tn Heb “[as for] mankind, like grass [are] his days.” The Hebrew noun אֱנוֹשׁ (’enosh) is used here generically of human beings. What is said is true of all mankind.
5 tn Heb “[the] wind.” The word “hot” is supplied in the translation for clarification.