Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity.
For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no remembrance forever, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. And how the wise man dies even as the fool!
Even a man in splendor does not abide. He is like the beasts that perish.
A brutish man knows not, nor does a fool understand this.
2 Samuel 14:14
For we must die, and are as water split on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again, neither does God take away life, but devises means that he who is banished be not an outcast from him.
But man dies, and is laid low. Yea, man gives up the spirit, and where is he?
Thou hide thy face, they are troubled. Thou take away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.
Therefore I turned about to cause my heart to despair concerning all the labor in which I had labored under the sun.
Behold, thou have made my days [as] handbreadths, and my life-time is as nothing before thee. Surely every man at his best condition is altogether vanity. Selah.
O remember how short my time is, for what vanity thou have created all the sons of men!