Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What is man, that he should be clean? And he who is born of a woman, that he should be righteous?
How then can man be just with God? Or how can he be clean who is born of a woman?
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in sin my mother conceived me.
Truly I say to you, among men born of women there has not been raised a greater than John the immerser. Yet the smaller in the kingdom of the heavens is greater than he.
Of few days
Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling?
Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away. They see no good,
And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my father
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.