Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


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 62:9
Surely men of low degree are just a breath, and men of high degree are a lie. In the balances they will go up. They are together lighter than a breath.
Psalm 89:47
Remember how short my time is. For what vanity have you created all the children of men.
Job 4:19
How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth.
Job 14:1
"Man, who is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities, says the Preacher. All is vanity.

His days

Psalm 102:11
My days are like a long shadow. I have withered like grass.
Psalm 103:15
As for man, his days are like grass. As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Psalm 109:23
I fade away like an evening shadow. I am shaken off like a locust.
2 Samuel 14:14
For we must die, and are as water split on the ground, which can't be gathered up again; neither does God take away life, but devises means, that he who is banished not be an outcast from him.
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.
Job 8:9
(For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days on earth are a shadow.)
Ecclesiastes 8:13
But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he lengthen days like a shadow; because he doesn't fear God.

General references

Ecclesiastes 1:2
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."