Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

Bible References

Hidest

Psalm 30:7
O Lord, by Your favor You have made my mountain to stand strong;
You hid Your face, I was dismayed.
Job 13:24
“Why do You hide Your face
And consider me Your enemy?
Job 34:29
When He keeps quiet, who then can condemn?
And when He hides His face, who then can behold Him,
That is, in regard to both nation and man?—
Romans 8:20
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of Him who subjected it, in hope

Thou takest

Psalm 146:4
His spirit departs, he returns to the earth;
In that very day his thoughts perish.
Job 34:14
“If He should determine to do so,
If He should gather to Himself His spirit and His breath,
Ecclesiastes 12:7
then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it.
Acts 17:25
nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all people life and breath and all things;

Return

Psalm 90:3
You turn man back into dust
And say, “Return, O children of men.”
Genesis 3:19
By the sweat of your face
You will eat bread,
Till you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”