Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.

General references

Bible References

For we

Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years: few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, and give ear unto my cry; Hold not thy peace at my tears: For I am a stranger with thee, A sojourner, as all my fathers were.
Psalm 119:19
I am a sojourner in the earth: Hide not thy commandments from me.
Hebrews 11:13
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lust, which war against the soul;

Our days

Job 14:2
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
Psalm 90:9
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: We bring our years to an end as a sigh.
Psalm 102:11
My days are like a shadow that declineth; And I am withered like grass.
Psalm 144:4
Man is like to vanity: His days are as a shadow that passeth away.
Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knoweth what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?
Isaiah 40:6
The voice of one saying, Cry. And one said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field.
James 4:14
whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. What is your life? For ye are a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

General references

Genesis 21:34
And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many days.
Haggai 2:8
The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Luke 17:10
Even so ye also, when ye shall have done all the things that are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants; we have done that which it was our duty to do.