Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,
For when a few years are come, I shall go the way from whence I shall not return.
My days are past, my plans are broken off, as are the thoughts of my heart.
You sweep them away as they sleep. In the morning they sprout like new grass.
My days are like a long shadow. I have withered like grass.
As for man, his days are like grass. As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.
My dwelling is removed, and is carried away from me like a shepherd's tent. I have rolled up, like a weaver, my life. He will cut me off from the loom. From day even to night you will make an end of me.
The voice of one saying, "Cry." One said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory is like the flower of the field.
For the sun arises with the scorching wind, and withers the grass, and the flower in it falls, and the beauty of its appearance perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in his pursuits.
Whereas you do not know what tomorrow will be like. What is your life? For you are a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
1 Peter 1:24
For, "All flesh is like grass, and all it's glory like the flower in the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls;
What is my strength, that I should wait? What is my end, that I should be patient?
where then is my hope? As for my hope, who shall see it?
The wicked is brought down in his calamity, but in death, the righteous has a refuge.
"Withhold your foot from being unshod, and your throat from thirst. But you said, 'It is in vain. No, for I have loved strangers, and I will go after them.'
that you were at that time separate from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of the promise, having no hope and without God in the world.
1 Peter 1:13
Therefore, prepare your minds for action, be sober and set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ?