Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

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Bible References

For we

Genesis 47:9
And Jacob will say to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning, thirty and a hundred years: little and evil were the days of the years of my life, and they reached not the days of the years of the life of my fathers in their sojournings.
Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Jehovah, and give ear to my cry; thou wilt not be silent at my tears, for I a sojourner with thee, a dweller, as all my fathers.
Psalm 119:19
I am a stranger in the earth, thou wilt not hide thy commands from me.
Hebrews 11:13
According to faith died all these, not having received the promises, but having seen them from afar, and been persuaded, and having embraced, and assented that they are strangers and newly arrived from a foreign country upon earth.
1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech as sojourners and strangers, to keep off from fleshly passions, which war against the soul;

Our days

Job 14:2
And as a flower he will come forth, and will be cut down: and he will flee as a shadow, and shall not stand.
Psalm 90:9
For all our days turned away in thy wrath: we finished our years as a meditation
Psalm 102:11
My days declining as a shadow, and I shall be dried up as grass.
Psalm 144:4
Man was likened to vanity: his days as a shadow passing away.
Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who shall know what is for man in life, the number of the days of the life of his vanity, and he will make them as a shadow? for who shall announce to man what shall be after him under the sun?
Isaiah 40:6
The voice said, Call And he said, What shall I call? All flesh grass, and all its goodness as the flower of the field:
James 4:14
(Which know not that of the morrow. For what your life? For it is a steam, appearing for a little, and then invisible.)

General references

Genesis 21:34
And Abraham will sojourn in the land of the Philistines many days.
Haggai 2:8
To me the silver and to me the gold, says Jehovah of armies.
Luke 17:10
So also ye, when ye do all appointed you, say, That we are useless servants: for what we ought to do, we have done.