Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

Bible References

I hated

Numbers 11:15
But if, in this way, thou art going to deal with me, slay me, I beseech thee, slay, if I have found favour in thine eyes, - and let me not see my grief,
1 Kings 19:4
But, he himself, went into the wilderness a day's journey, and came and sat down under a certain shrub, - and asked for his life, that he might die, and said - Enough, now, O Yahweh! take away my life, for, no better, am, I, than, my fathers.
Job 3:20
Wherefore give, to the wretched, light? Or, life, to the embittered in soul? -
Job 7:15
So that my soul chooseth strangling, Death, rather than these my bones!
Job 14:13
Oh that, in hades, thou wouldst hide me! that thou wouldst keep me secret, until the turn of thine anger, that thou wouldst set for me a fixed time, and remember me:
Jeremiah 20:14
Accursed, be the day on which I was born, - The day when my mother bare me, let it not be blessed!
Jonah 4:3
Now, therefore, O Yahweh, take, I pray thee, my life from me, - for it were better for me, to die, than, to live.
Philippians 1:23
I am held in constraint, however, by reason of the two, - having, the coveting, to be released, and to be with, Christ, for it were far better!

Work

Ecclesiastes 1:14
I saw all the works which were done under the sun, - and lo! all, was vanity, and a feeding on wind.
Ecclesiastes 3:16
Then, again, I saw under the sun, the place of justice, that there was lawlessness, and, the place of righteousness, that there was lawlessness.
Ezekiel 3:14
So the Spirit lifted me up, and took me away, - and I went bitterly, in the rage of my spirit, but the hand of Yahweh upon me was strong.
Habakkuk 1:3
Wherefore shouldst thou let me see iniquity, and, wrong, shouldst let me behold, and, force and violence, be straight before me, - and there should have ever been someone who, contention and strife, would uphold?

For

Ecclesiastes 2:11
When, I, looked upon all my works, which my hands had made, and on my toil, whereon I had toilsomely wrought, then lo! all, was vanity, and feeding on wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 6:9
Better what the eyes behold, than the wandering of desire, - even this, was vanity, and a feeding on wind.
Psalm 89:47
Remember how short-lived, I, am, Wherefore, in vain, hast thou created all the sons of Adam?

General references

Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities! saith the Proclaimer, vanity of vanities! all, is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 4:2
So, I, pronounced happy the dead, who were, already, dead, - more than the living, who were living, still;
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities, saith the Proclaimer, all, is vanity.