Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, which are crushed before the moth?
Remember now that thou hast formed me as the clay; and wilt thou bring me into dust again?
Your memories shall be compared unto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
Behold, I am according to thy wish in God's stead; I also am formed out of the clay.
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul.
in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread until thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken, for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, who am but dust and ashes;
and the dust returns to the earth as it was before and the spirit returns unto God who gave it.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in clay vessels that the excellency of the virtue may be of God, and not of us.
2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly house of this our habitation were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
And man, is as a rotten thing that is being consumed, as a garment that is moth eaten.
He comes forth like an open flower and is cut down; he flees as a shadow and does not remain.
When thou with chastening dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his greatness to consume away like a moth; surely every man is vanity. Selah.
Thou dost cause them to pass by as the waters of a river; they are as a dream, which is strong in the morning like grass.
As for man, his days are as grass; as an open flower of the field, so he blossoms.
His spirit shall go forth, he shall return to his earth; in that very day all his thoughts shall perish.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls away,