Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remaineth, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

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Bible References

The time

Job 14:1
"A human being born of a woman [is] short of days and full of troubles.
Psalm 39:4
"Let me know, O Yahweh, my end, and what is the measure of my days. Let me know how transient I [am]."
Psalm 90:5
You sweep them away [like a flood]. They fall asleep. In the morning [they are] like grass [that] sprouts anew.
Psalm 103:15
As for man, his days [are] like the grass. As the flower of the field, so he blossoms.
Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knows what [is] good for a man in his life during the few days of his fleeting life, which are fleeting as a shadow? For who can tell anyone what will happen {in the future} under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hand finds to do--do [it] with [all] your might; for in Sheol--where you are going--no one works, plans, knows, or thinks about anything.
Romans 13:11
And [do] this [because you] know the time, that [it is] already the hour for you to wake up from sleep. For our salvation [is] nearer now than when we believed.
Hebrews 13:13
So we must go out to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.
1 Peter 4:7
Now the end of all [things] draws near. Therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for [your] prayers.
2 Peter 3:8
Now, dear friends, do not let this one thing escape your [notice], that one day with the Lord [is] like a thousand years, and a thousand years [is] like one day.
1 John 2:17
And the world is passing away, and its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains {forever}.

That both

Ecclesiastes 12:7
And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the breath returns to God who gave it.
Isaiah 24:1
Look! Yahweh [is] about to lay the earth waste and [is] about to devastate it, and he will twist her surface, and he will scatter her inhabitants.
Isaiah 40:6
A voice [is] saying, "Call!" And he said, "What shall I call?" All {humankind} [are] grass, and all his loyalty [is] like the flowers of the field.
James 4:13
Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there, and carry on business and make a profit,"
1 Peter 1:24
For "all flesh [is] like grass, and all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers and the flower falls off,

General references

Luke 14:20
And another said, 'I have married a wife, and for this [reason] I am not able to come.'
Hebrews 13:14
For here we do not have a permanent city, but we seek the [city] that is to come.