Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?

Bible References

Dwell

Job 10:9
‘Remember now, that You have made me as clay;
And would You turn me into dust again?
Job 13:12
“Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes,
Your defenses are defenses of clay.
Job 33:6
“Behold, I belong to God like you;
I too have been formed out of the clay.
Genesis 2:7
Then the Lord God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
Genesis 3:19
By the sweat of your face
You will eat bread,
Till you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”
Genesis 18:27
And Abraham replied, “Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.
Ecclesiastes 12:7
then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

Crushed

Job 13:28
While I am decaying like a rotten thing,
Like a garment that is moth-eaten.
Job 14:2
Like a flower he comes forth and withers.
He also flees like a shadow and does not remain.
Psalm 39:11
“With reproofs You chasten a man for iniquity;
You consume as a moth what is precious to him;
Surely every man is a mere breath. Selah.
Psalm 90:5
You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep;
In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.
Psalm 103:15
As for man, his days are like grass;
As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Psalm 146:4
His spirit departs, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts perish.
1 Peter 1:24
For,
All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers,
And the flower falls off,