Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.

Bible References

Born

Job 15:14
What is man that he should be pure, or one born of woman, that he should be righteous?
Job 25:4
How then can a human being be righteous before God? How can one born of a woman be pure?
Psalm 51:5
Look, I was guilty of sin from birth, a sinner the moment my mother conceived me.
Matthew 11:11
"I tell you the truth, among those born of women, no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he is.

Of few days

Job 7:1
"Does not humanity have hard service on earth? Are not their days also like the days of a hired man?
Job 9:25
"My days are swifter than a runner, they speed by without seeing happiness.
Genesis 47:9
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "All the years of my travels are 130. All the years of my life have been few and painful; the years of my travels are not as long as those of my ancestors."
Psalm 39:5
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.

Full

Job 5:7
but people are born to trouble, as surely as the sparks fly upward.
Ecclesiastes 2:17
So I loathed life because what happens on earth seems awful to me; for all the benefits of wisdom are futile -- like chasing the wind.

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