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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.
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.
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.
I am a sojourner in the earth: Hide not thy commandments from me.
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;
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: He fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: We bring our years to an end as a sigh.
My days are like a shadow that declineth; And I am withered like grass.
Man is like to vanity: His days are as a shadow that passeth away.
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?
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.
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.
And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many days.
The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith Jehovah of hosts.
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.