Whereas you know not what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time, and then vanishes away.
Therefore rejoice, you heavens, and you that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and of the sea! for the devil has come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knows that he has but a short time.
And tarry with him a few days, until your brother's fury turns away;
Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors about you: hide yourself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation is past.
And now for a little while grace has been shown from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us security in his holy place, that our God may enlighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage.
Therefore the LORD will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm branch and reed, in one day.
Then shall arise in his place a raiser of taxes in the glorious kingdom: but within a few days he shall be destroyed, but neither in anger, nor in battle.
And the devil, taking him up into a high mountain, showed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
They said therefore, What is this that he said, A little while? we cannot tell what he said.
For John truly baptized with water; but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.
For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.
2 Corinthians 7:8
For though I made you sorry with a letter, I do not regret, though I did regret: for I perceive that the same epistle has made you sorry, though it were but for a time.
To whom we yielded in subjection, no, not for an hour; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is your judgment come.
And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, in which were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her wealth! for in one hour is she made desolate.
For they verily for a few days chastened us after their own pleasure; but he for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness.
And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he comes, he must continue a short time.
And if there remain but few years unto the year of jubilee, then he shall count with him, and according unto his years shall he give him again the price of his redemption.
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
And except the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh would be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he has chosen, he has shortened the days.
1 Corinthians 7:29
But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remains, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;
And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little while.
For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry.
A little while, and you shall not see me: and again, a little while, and you shall see me, because I go to the Father.
Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do you inquire among yourselves of what I said, A little while, and you shall not see me: and again, a little while, and you shall see me?
1 Peter 1:6
In which you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you are in heaviness through manifold trials:
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, restore, establish, strengthen, settle you.
2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
Is it not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest?
For thus says the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land;
And not many days later the younger son gathered everything together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.
Boast not yourself of tomorrow; for you know not what a day may bring forth.