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.
and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,
"Man, who is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah.
Remember how short my time is! For what vanity have you created all the children of men!
You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.
For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a torch.
My dwelling is removed, and is carried away from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up, like a weaver, my life. He will cut me off from the loom. From day even to night you will make an end of me.
1 Peter 1:24
For, "All flesh is like grass, and all of man's glory like the flower in the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls;
1 Peter 4:7
But the end of all things is near. Therefore be of sound mind, self-controlled, and sober in prayer.
1 John 2:17
The world is passing away with its lusts, but he who does God's will remains forever.