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
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to 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 you, and foreigners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no remaining.
Psalm 39:5
Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah.
Psalm 90:4
For a thousand years in your sight are just like yesterday when it is past, like a watch in the night.
Psalm 102:11
My days are like a long shadow. I have withered like grass.
Psalm 144:4
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.

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Job 32:7
I said, 'Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.'