Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is there not an appointed time to man upon earth? are not his days also like the days of an hireling?

An appointed time

Bible References

Is there

Job 14:5
Seeing his days are determined, The number of his months is with thee, And thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;
Psalm 39:4
Jehovah, make me to know mine end, And the measure of my days, what it is; Let me know how frail I am.
Isaiah 38:5
Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith Jehovah, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.
John 11:9
Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If a man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.

An appointed time

Ecclesiastes 8:8
There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in war: neither shall wickedness deliver him that is given to it.

Like the days

Job 14:6
Look away from him, that he may rest, Till he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.
Leviticus 25:50
And he shall reckon with him that bought him from the year that he sold himself to him unto the year of jubilee: and the price of his sale shall be according unto the number of years; according to the time of a hired servant shall he be with him.
Deuteronomy 15:18
It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou lettest him go free from thee; for to the double of the hire of a hireling hath he served thee six years: and Jehovah thy God will bless thee in all that thou doest.
Isaiah 21:16
For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar shall fail;
Matthew 20:1
For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that was a householder, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard.