Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.

A vain shew

Bible References

A vain shew

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.)

Surely

Ecclesiastes 1:14
I saw all the works they did under the sun; and behold, all vanity and striving of the spirit
Ecclesiastes 2:17
And I hated life, for evil to me the work done under the sun: for all vanity and striving of the spirit
Ecclesiastes 4:7
And I turned back, and I shall see vanity under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 6:11
For there is many words increasing vanity, what shall remain to man?
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; all is vanity.
Isaiah 55:2
Wherefore will ye weigh silver without bread? and your labour not for fulness? hearing, hear ye to me, and eat good, and your soul shall delight in fatness.
Luke 10:40
And Martha was perplexed about much service, and having stood before, said, Lord, carest thou not that my sister left me to serve alone ? speak therefore to her that she may lay hold and assist with me.
Luke 12:20
And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?
1 Peter 5:7
Having cast all your care upon him; for to him is the care for you.

He heapeth

Psalm 49:10
For he shall see the wise shall die: together the fool and the stupid one shall perish, and they left their wealth to others.
Job 27:16
If he shall heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as clay;
Proverbs 13:22
The good shall cause his sons' sons to inherit: and the wealth of him sinning was treasured up for the just.
Proverbs 23:5
Wilt thou cause thine eyes to fly upon it and it is not? for making, it will make to it wings; as an eagle and it flew to the heavens.
Proverbs 27:24
For not strength forever, and not consecration to generation and generation.
Ecclesiastes 2:8
I gathered to me also silver and gold, and the wealth of kings, and the provinces: I made to me men singing and women singing, and the delights of the sons of men, a wife and mistresses.
Ecclesiastes 5:14
And those riches shall perish by evil labor: and he begetting a son, and not anything in his hand.
Luke 12:20
And God said to him, O foolish one, this night they require thy soul from thee: and what thou hast prepared, to whom shall it be?
James 5:3
Your gold and silver is become rusty; and their rust shall be for a witness to you, and shall eat your flesh as fire. Ye have gathered up treasures in the last days.

General references

Deuteronomy 8:13
And thy cattle and thy sheep shall multiply, and thy silver and thy gold shall multiply to thee, and all which is in thee shall multiply;
Psalm 114:4
The mountains leaped as rains, the hills as the sons of the flock.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, all vanity.
Ecclesiastes 2:20
And I turned about to let my heart despair for all the labor I labored under the sun.
Matthew 6:19
Treasure not up to you treasures upon earth, where moth and gnawing destroy, and thieves dig through and steal: