Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As a snail which melteth, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.

General references

Bible References

Pass

Psalm 37:35
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading like a green tree in its native soil:
Matthew 24:35
The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall in no wise pass away.
James 1:10
and the rich in his humiliation, because as the grass's flower he will pass away.

Untimely

Job 3:16
Or as a hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants that have not seen the light.
Ecclesiastes 6:3
If a man beget a hundred sons, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, but his soul be not filled with good, and also he have no burial, I say an untimely birth is better than he.

General references

Job 10:19
I should be as though I had not been; I should have been carried from the womb to the grave.