Time Passing

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 144:4

Man is like vanity and a breath; his days are as a shadow that passes away.

Job 8:9

For we are but of yesterday and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow.

Job 14:2

He comes forth like a flower and withers; he flees also like a shadow and continues not.

Psalm 39:11

When with rebukes You correct and chasten man for sin, You waste his beauty like a moth and what is dear to him consumes away; surely every man is a mere breath. Selah [pause, and think calmly of that]!

Psalm 102:11

My days are like an evening shadow that stretches out and declines [with the sun]; and I am withered like grass.

Psalm 109:23

I am gone like the shadow when it lengthens and declines; I toss up and down and am shaken off as the locust.

Psalm 89:47

O [earnestly] remember how short my time is and what a mere fleeting life mine is. For what emptiness, falsity, futility, and frailty You have created all men!

Psalm 39:5-6

Behold, You have made my days as [short as] handbreadths, and my lifetime is as nothing in Your sight. Truly every man at his best is merely a breath! Selah [pause, and think calmly of that]! Surely every man walks to and fro -- "like a shadow in a pantomime; surely for futility and emptiness he is in turmoil; each one heaps up riches, not knowing who will gather them.

Ecclesiastes 12:8

Vapor of vapors and futility of futilities, says the Preacher. All is futility (emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and transitoriness)!

Ecclesiastes 8:13

But it will not be well with the wicked, neither will he prolong his days like a shadow, because he does not [reverently] fear and worship God.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity, a striving after the wind and a feeding on wind.

Ecclesiastes 1:2

Vapor of vapors and futility of futilities, says the Preacher. Vapor of vapors and futility of futilities! All is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and vainglory).

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days are as grass; as a flower of the field, so he flourishes. For the wind passes over it and it is gone, and its place shall know it no more.

1 Kings 18:29

Midday passed, and they played the part of prophets until the time for offering the evening sacrifice, but there was no voice, no answer, no one who paid attention.

2 Kings 21:6

And he made his son pass through the fire and burned him as an offering [to Molech]; he practiced soothsaying and augury, and dealt with mediums and wizards! He did much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, provoking Him to anger.

1 Peter 1:17

And if you call upon Him as [your] Father Who judges each one impartially according to what he does, [then] you should conduct yourselves with true reverence throughout the time of your temporary residence [on the earth, whether long or short].

Acts 27:9

But as [the season was well advanced, for] much time had been lost and navigation was already dangerous, for the time for the Fast [the Day of Atonement, about the beginning of October] had already gone by, Paul warned and advised them,

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