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One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.

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One generation

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?
Genesis 5:3
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
Genesis 11:20
And Reu lived two and thirty years, and begat Serug:
Genesis 36:9
And these are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in mount Seir:
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.
Exodus 1:6
And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation.
Exodus 6:16
And these are the names of the sons of Levi according to their generations: Gershon, and Kohath, and Merari; and the years of the life of Levi were a hundred thirty and seven years.
Psalm 89:47
Oh remember how short my time is: For what vanity hast thou created all the children of men!
Psalm 90:9
For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: We bring our years to an end as a sigh.
Zechariah 1:5
Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?


Psalm 102:24
I said, O my God, take me not away in the midst of my days: Thy years are throughout all generations.
Psalm 104:5
Who laid the foundations of the earth, That it should not be moved for ever.
Psalm 119:90
Thy faithfulness is unto all generations: Thou hast established the earth, and it abideth.
Matthew 24:35
Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.
2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall be dissolved with fervent heat, and the earth and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

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Zechariah 1:5
Your fathers, where are they? and the prophets, do they live for ever?