Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble.

Bible References

Days

Psalm 90:7
For we have been consumed by Your anger
And by Your wrath we have been dismayed.
Numbers 14:29
your corpses will fall in this wilderness, even all your numbered men, according to your complete number from twenty years old and upward, who have grumbled against Me.
Numbers 26:64
But among these there was not a man of those who were numbered by Moses and Aaron the priest, who numbered the sons of Israel in the wilderness of Sinai.
Deuteronomy 2:14
Now the time that it took for us to come from Kadesh-barnea until we crossed over the brook Zered was thirty-eight years, until all the generation of the men of war perished from within the camp, as the Lord had sworn to them.

Years

Genesis 3:16
To the woman He said,
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain in childbirth,
In pain you will bring forth children;
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And he will rule over you.”
Job 5:6
“For affliction does not come from the dust,
Nor does trouble sprout from the ground,
Job 14:1
Man, who is born of woman,
Is short-lived and full of turmoil.
Ecclesiastes 1:2
Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher,
Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.”
Ecclesiastes 12:8
Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher, “all is vanity!”

General references

Ecclesiastes 4:7
Then I looked again at vanity under the sun.
1 Corinthians 10:5
Nevertheless, with most of them God was not well-pleased; for they were laid low in the wilderness.