So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which 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; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: 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 the LORD hath not sent me.
O LORD, 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 their posterity approve their sayings. Selah.
Until I went into the sanctuary of God; then understood I their end.
Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these 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 him shall be astonied at his day, as they that went before were affrighted.
They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying, Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
He that is ready to slip with his feet is as a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!
This is an evil among all things that are 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 it happeneth even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then I said in my heart, that this also is vanity.
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
The wise man's eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.
But ye are they that forsake the LORD, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare a table for that troop, and that furnish the drink offering unto that number.
This is thy lot, the portion of thy measures from me, saith the LORD; because thou hast forgotten me, and trusted in falsehood.
Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.
And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Therefore will I number 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 did evil before mine eyes, and did choose 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.
That which hath been is named already, and it is known that it is man: neither may 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 mine heart because of all the daughters of my city.
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.
Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass yourselves about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire, and in the sparks that ye have kindled. This shall ye have of mine hand; ye shall lie down in sorrow.
Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.
The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all.
Seeing there be 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 thereupon: in the houses of Ashkelon shall they lie down in the evening: for the LORD their God shall visit them, and turn away their captivity.
1 Peter 4:17
For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed 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 when it shall be?
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.
Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.