Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.

General references

Bible References

Behold

Psalm 90:4
For a thousand years in thine eyes as the day of yesterday, for it shall pass away, and watches in the night.
Genesis 47:9
And Jacob will say to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning, thirty and a hundred years: little and evil were the days of the years of my life, and they reached not the days of the years of the life of my fathers in their sojournings.
Job 7:6
My days were swift above a weaver's shuttle, and will finish with no more of hope.
Job 9:25
My days were swift above a runner: they fled, they saw not good.
Job 14:1
Man being born of woman is short of days and full of disquiet
James 4:14
(Which know not that of the morrow. For what your life? For it is a steam, appearing for a little, and then invisible.)

As nothing

Psalm 89:47
Remember me what is life: wherefore in vain didst thou create all the sons of man?
2 Peter 3:8
And let not this one thing be unknown to you, dearly beloved, that one day with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

Verily

Psalm 39:11
With corrections for iniquity thou didst correct man, and thou wilt melt down as a moth his beauty: surely every man is vanity. Silence.
Psalm 62:9
Surely the sons of man vanity, the sons of man falsehood: to be brought up into the balances, they together of vanity.
Psalm 144:4
Man was likened to vanity: his days as a shadow passing away.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, all vanity.
Ecclesiastes 2:11
And I looked upon all my works my hands made, and upon the labor I labored to do, and behold, all vanity and striving of the spirit, and no profit under the sun.
Isaiah 40:17
All the nations as nothing before him; they were reckoned to him from nothing, and vanity.

General references

Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, all vanity.
Isaiah 40:30
And the boys shall be faint and weary, and the young men faltering, shall become feeble