Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Nevertheless man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that perish.

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In honour

Psalm 49:20
Man in his pomp, yet without understanding,
Is like the beasts that perish.
Psalm 39:5
“Behold, You have made my days as handbreadths,
And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight;
Surely every man at his best is a mere breath. Selah.
Psalm 82:7
“Nevertheless you will die like men
And fall like any one of the princes.”
James 1:10
and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.
1 Peter 1:24
All flesh is like grass,
And all its glory like the flower of grass.
The grass withers,
And the flower falls off,


Ecclesiastes 3:18
I said to myself concerning the sons of men, “God has surely tested them in order for them to see that they are but beasts.”
Ecclesiastes 9:12
Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.

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Psalm 94:11
The Lord knows the thoughts of man,
That they are a mere breath.