So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; It taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; and man hath no preeminence above the beasts: for all is vanity.
If these men die the common death of all men, or if they be visited after the visitation of all men; then Jehovah hath not sent me.
O Jehovah, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
This their way is their folly: Yet after them men approve their sayings. Selah
Until I went into the sanctuary of God, And considered their latter end.
Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels: let now the astrologers, the star-gazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from the things that shall come upon thee.
It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
They that come after shall be astonished at his day, As they that went before were affrighted.
They that see thee shall gaze at thee, they shall consider thee,'saying , Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
In the thought of him that is at ease there is contempt for misfortune; It is ready for them whose foot slippeth.
Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would consider their latter end!
This is an evil in all that is done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea also, the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.
Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so will it happen even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then said I in my heart, that this also is vanity.
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not make trial of the Lord thy God.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God hath set forth us the apostles last of all, as men doomed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, both to angels and men.
The wise man's eyes are in his head, and the fool walketh in darkness: and yet I perceived that one event happeneth to them all.
But ye that forsake Jehovah, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare a table for Fortune, and that fill up mingled wine unto Destiny;
This is thy lot, the portion measured unto thee from me, saith Jehovah; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.
Behold, that which I have seen to be good and to be comely is for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labor, wherein he laboreth under the sun, all the days of his life which God hath given him: for this is his portion.
and shall cut him asunder, and appoint his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.
I will destine you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down to the slaughter; because when I called, ye did not answer; when I spake, ye did not hear; but ye did that which was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delighted not.
This is the portion of a wicked man from God, And the heritage appointed unto him by God.
1 Corinthians 2:5
that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
Whatsoever hath been, the name thereof was given long ago; and it is know what man is; neither can he contend with him that is mightier than he.
My times are in thy hand: Deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from them that persecute me.
Mine eye affecteth my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.
And whatsoever place shall not receive you, and they hear you not, as ye go forth thence, shake off the dust that is under your feet for a testimony unto them.
Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that gird yourselves about with firebrands; walk ye in the flame of your fire, and among the brands that ye have kindled. This shall ye have of my hand; ye shall lie down in sorrow.
Then Mordecai bade them return answer unto Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.
The rich and the poor meet together: Jehovah is the maker of them all.
Seeing there are many things that increase vanity, what is man the better?
And the coast shall be for the remnant of the house of Judah; they shall feed their flocks thereupon; in the houses of Ashkelon shall they lie down in the evening; for Jehovah their God will visit them, and bring back their captivity.
1 Peter 4:17
For the time is come for judgment to begin at the house of God: and if it begin first at us, what'shall be the end of them that obey not the gospel of God?
But the wicked shall be cut off from the land, And the treacherous shall be rooted out of it.
And Jehovah God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, cursed art thou above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?
So belief cometh of hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.
There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way; And he that hateth reproof shall die.