LORD, make me to know my end and the measure of my days, what it is that I may know how long I am to be of this world.
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle and are spent without hope.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers; our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no other hope.
for we are but of yesterday and know nothing because our days upon earth are as a shadow.
For he remembered that they were but flesh: a wind that passes away and does not come again.
and ye do not know what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? Certainly it is a vapour that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
Now my days are swifter than a post; they fled away, they never saw good.
Are not my days few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little,
1 Samuel 20:3
And David swore moreover, and said, Thy father certainly knows that I have found grace in thine eyes, and he saith in himself, Let Jonathan not know this lest he be grieved; but truly as the LORD lives and as thy soul lives, there is but a step between me and death.
Remember how short my time is; why hast thou made all men subject to vanity?
He comes forth like an open flower and is cut down; he flees as a shadow and does not remain.
My days are like a shadow that declines, and I am withered like grass.
The voice that said, Cry. And I said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the mercy thereof is as the open flower of the field: