Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)

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We are but

Job 7:6
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle and are spent without hope.
Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said unto Pharaoh, The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred and thirty years; few and evil have the days of the years of my life been and have not attained unto the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers; our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no other hope.
Psalm 39:5
Behold, thou hast made my days as a handbreadth, and my age is as nothing before thee; verily every man that lives is altogether vanity. Selah.
Psalm 90:4
For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past and as a watch in the night.
Psalm 102:11
My days are like a shadow that declines, and I am withered like grass.
Psalm 144:4
Man is like unto vanity; his days are as a shadow that passes away.

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Job 32:7
I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom.