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
and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.
Job 7:6
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
Job 9:25
"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,
Job 14:1
"Man, who is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
Psalm 39:5
Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah.
Psalm 89:47
Remember how short my time is! For what vanity have you created all the children of men!
Psalm 90:5
You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.
Psalm 102:3
For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a torch.
Isaiah 38:12
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.