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.
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle and they come to an end without hope.
"My days are swifter than a runner, they speed by without seeing happiness.
"Man, born of woman, lives but a few days, and they are full of trouble.
Look, you make my days short-lived, and my life span is nothing from your perspective. Surely all people, even those who seem secure, are nothing but vapor.
Take note of my brief lifespan! Why do you make all people so mortal?
You bring their lives to an end and they "fall asleep." In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;
For my days go up in smoke, and my bones are charred like a fireplace.
My dwelling place is removed and taken away from me like a shepherd's tent. I rolled up my life like a weaver rolls cloth; from the loom he cuts me off. You turn day into night and end my life.
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
For the culmination of all things is near. So be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of prayer.
1 John 2:17
And the world is passing away with all its desires, but the person who does the will of God remains forever.