Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I loathe it; I would not live alway: let me alone; for my days are vanity.

Bible References

I loathe it

Job 3:20
"Why does he give light to one in misery and life to [those] bitter of soul,
Job 6:9
that God would decide that he would crush me, [that] he would let loose his hand and {kill me}.
Job 10:1
"My inner self loathes my life; {I want to give vent to my complaint}; I want to speak out of [the] bitterness of my inner self.
Genesis 27:46
Then Rebekah said to Isaac, "I loathe my life because of the Hittite women. If Jacob takes a wife from Hittite women like these, from the {native women}, {what am I living for}?"
1 Kings 19:4
Then he went into the wilderness one day's journey, and he went and sat under a certain broom tree. Then {he asked Yahweh that he might die}, and he said, "It is enough now, Yahweh; take my life, for I am no better than my ancestors."
Jonah 4:3
And so then, Yahweh, please take my life from me, because [for] me death [is] better than life!"

Let me alone

Job 10:20
[Are] not my days few? Let him leave [me] alone; let him turn from me, and let me rejoice a little.
Job 14:6
Look away from him, and let him desist until he enjoys his days like a laborer.
Psalm 39:10
Remove from me your affliction. By the opposition of your hand I perish.

My days

Psalm 62:9
Only a vapor [are] men of low degree, a deception [are] men of high degree. {Weighed} in a balance, together they [are lighter] than a vapor.
Psalm 78:33
And he consumed their days with futility their years with terror.
Psalm 144:4
Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow.
Ecclesiastes 6:11
{Increasing words only multiplies futility}, how does that profit anyone?