So are the paths of every one that is greedy of gain: it taketh away the life of its possessors.
For what befalleth the children of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other, and they have all one breath; and man hath no pre-eminence above the beast: for all is vanity.
if these men die as all men die, and are visited with the visitation of all men, Jehovah has not sent me;
I know, Jehovah, that the way of man is not his own; it is not in a man that walketh to direct his steps.
This their way is their folly, yet they that come after them delight in their sayings. Selah.
Until I went into the sanctuaries of God; then understood I their end.
Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the interpreters of the heavens, the observers of the stars, who predict according to the new moons what shall come upon thee, stand up, and save thee.
It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: in that that is the end of all men, and the living taketh it to heart.
They that come after shall be astonished at his day, as they that went before them were affrighted.
They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee; they shall consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that shook kingdoms;
He that is ready to stumble with the foot is a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
Oh that they had been wise! they would have understood this, They would have considered their latter end!
This is an evil among all that is done under the sun, that one thing befalleth all: yea, also the heart of the children of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live; and after that, they have to go to the dead.
And I said in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool so will it happen even to me; and why was I then so wise? Then I said in my heart that this also is vanity.
And Jesus answering said to him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has set us the apostles for the last, as appointed to death. For we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men.
The wise man's eyes are in his head, and the fool walketh in darkness; but I myself also perceived that one event happeneth to them all.
But ye who forsake Jehovah, who forget my holy mountain, who prepare a table for Gad, and fill up mixed wine unto Meni:
This shall be thy lot, thy measured portion from me, saith Jehovah; because thou hast forgotten me, and confided in falsehood.
Behold what I have seen good and comely: it is to eat and to drink, and to enjoy good in all his labour wherewith man laboureth under the sun, all the days of his life which God hath given him: for that is his portion.
and shall cut him in two and appoint his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.
I will even assign you to the sword, and ye shall all bow down in the slaughter; because I called, and ye did not answer, I spoke, and ye did not hear; but ye did what was evil in mine eyes, and chose that wherein I delight not.
This is the portion of the wicked man from God, and the heritage appointed to him by God.
1 Corinthians 2:5
that your faith might not stand in men's wisdom, but in God's power.
That which is hath already been named; and what man is, is known, and that he cannot contend with him that is mightier than he.
My times are in thy hand: deliver me from the hand of mine enemies, and from my persecutors.
Mine eye affecteth my soul, because of all the daughters of my city.
And whatsoever place shall not receive you nor hear you, departing thence, shake off the dust which is under your feet for a testimony to them.
Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass yourselves about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire, and among the sparks that ye have kindled. This shall ye have of my hand: ye shall lie down in sorrow.
And Mordecai bade to answer Esther: Imagine not in thy heart that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.
The rich and poor meet together; Jehovah is the maker of them all.
For there are many things that increase vanity: what is man advantaged?
And the coast shall be for the remnant of the house of Judah; they shall feed thereon: in the houses of Ashkelon shall they lie down in the evening: for Jehovah their God shall visit them, and turn again their captivity.
1 Peter 4:17
For the time of having the judgment begin from the house of God is come; but if first from us, what shall be the end of those who obey not the glad tidings of God?
but the wicked shall be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful shall be plucked up out of it.
And Jehovah Elohim said to the serpent, Because thou hast done this, be thou cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field. On thy belly shalt thou go, and eat dust all the days of thy life.
for he knoweth not that which shall be; for who can tell him how it shall be?
So faith then is by a report, but the report by God's word.
Grievous correction is for him that forsaketh the path; he that hateth reproof shall die.