Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My days are coming to an end, and I am withered like grass.
People are like a vapor, their days like a shadow that disappears.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.
He grows up like a flower and then withers away; he flees like a shadow, and does not remain.
For no one knows what is best for a person during his life -- during the few days of his fleeting life -- for they pass away like a shadow. Nor can anyone tell him what the future will hold for him on earth.
But it will not go well with the wicked, nor will they prolong their days like a shadow, because they do not stand in fear before God.
You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.
I am tossed
because of your anger and raging fury. Indeed, you pick me up and throw me away.
So Moses extended his staff over the land of Egypt, and then the Lord brought an east wind on the land all that day and all night. The morning came, and the east wind had brought up the locusts!