"Men, why are you doing this? We are merely human beings with natures like yours. We are telling you the good news so you'll turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them.
"I yes, I am the one who comforts you. Who are you, that you are so afraid of humans who will die, descendants of mere men, who have been made like grass?
Grass withers and flowers fade away when the LORD's breath blows on them; surely the people are like grass.
A voice says, "Cry out!" So I asked, "What am I to cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its loyalty is like the flowers of the field.
Human beings are a mere vapor, while people in high positions are not what they appear. When they are placed on the scales, they weigh nothing; even when weighed together, they are less than nothing.
The human person is a mere empty breath; his days are like a fading shadow.
1 Corinthians 3:21
So let no one boast about human beings, since everything belongs to you,
Make them afraid, LORD, Let the nations know that they are only human. Interlude
who were born, not merely in a genetic sense, nor from lust, nor from man's desire, but from the will of God.
"And as for you, my sheep, the flock that I'm pasturing, you are mankind, and I am your God,' declares the Lord GOD."
How much less is man, who is only a maggot, or a man's children, who are only worms!"
But as for me, I am only a worm and not a man, scorned by mankind and despised by people.