Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.

Bible References

My days

Psalm 102:3
For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a firebrand.
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 109:23
I fade away like an evening shadow. I am shaken off like a locust.
Psalm 144:4
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.
Job 14:2
He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.
Ecclesiastes 6:12
For who knows what is good for man in life, all the days of his vain life which he spends like a shadow? For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?
James 4:14
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.

I am withered

Psalm 102:4
My heart is blighted like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.
Isaiah 40:6
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.
James 1:10
and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass 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;