Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
For a thousand years in your sight are just like yesterday when it is past, like a watch in the night.
Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
"Now my days are swifter than a runner. They flee away, they see no good,
"Man, who is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
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.
Remember how short my time is. For what vanity have you created all the children of men.
2 Peter 3:8
But do not forget this one thing, beloved, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
When you rebuke and correct man for iniquity, You consume his wealth like a moth. Surely every man is but a breath." Selah.
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.
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.
"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher; "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
Then I looked at all the works that my hands had worked, and at the labor that I had labored to do; and behold, all was vanity and a chasing after wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
All the nations are like nothing before him. They are regarded by him as less than nothing, and vanity.