Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
"My days are swifter than a runner, they speed by without seeing happiness.
For the years that lie ahead are few, and then I will go on the way of no return.
My days have passed, my plans are shattered, even the desires of my heart.
You bring their lives to an end and they "fall asleep." In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;
My days are coming to an end, and I am withered like grass.
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
People are like a vapor, their days like a shadow that disappears.
My dwelling place is removed and taken away from me like a shepherd's tent. I rolled up my life like a weaver rolls cloth; from the loom he cuts me off. You turn day into night and end my life.
A voice says, "Cry out!" Another asks, "What should I cry out?" The first voice responds: "All people are like grass, and all their promises are like the flowers in the field.
For the sun rises with its heat and dries up the meadow; the petal of the flower falls off and its beauty is lost forever. So also the rich person in the midst of his pursuits will wither away.
You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,
What is my strength, that I should wait? and what is my end, that I should prolong my life?
where then is my hope? And my hope, who sees it?
The wicked will be thrown down in his trouble, but the righteous have refuge even in the threat of death.
Do not chase after other gods until your shoes wear out and your throats become dry. But you say, 'It is useless for you to try and stop me because I love those foreign gods and want to pursue them!'
that you were at that time without the Messiah, alienated from the citizenship of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, get your minds ready for action by being fully sober, and set your hope completely on the grace that will be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.