Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

Bible References

A vapour

James 1:10
but the rich person in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a flower of the grass.
Job 7:6
"My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and they come to an end {without hope}.
Job 9:25
"And my days are swifter than a runner; they flee away; they do not see good.
Job 14:1
"A human being born of a woman [is] short of days and full of troubles.
Psalm 39:5
Look, you have made my days [mere] handbreadths, and my lifespan as nothing next to you. Surely every person standing firm [is] complete vanity. Selah
Psalm 89:47
Remember what my lifespan [is]. [Remember] for what vanity you have created all [the] children of humankind.
Psalm 90:5
You sweep them away [like a flood]. They fall asleep. In the morning [they are] like grass [that] sprouts anew.
Psalm 102:3
for my days vanish in smoke, and my bones are charred like a hearth.
Isaiah 38:12
My dwelling place is pulled up and removed from me like the tent of my shepherd; I have rolled up my life like weaver. He cuts me off from [the] thrum; from day to night you bring me to an end.
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,
1 Peter 4:7
Now the end of all [things] draws near. Therefore be self-controlled and sober-minded for [your] prayers.
1 John 2:17
And the world is passing away, and its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains {forever}.