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19 Bible Verses about Time Passing

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Psalm 144:4

The human person is a mere empty breath; his days are like a fading shadow.

Job 8:9

Because we are of yesterday and we know nothing, for our time on earth is only a shadow.

Job 14:2

He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.

Psalm 39:11

You rebuke by chastening a man with the consequence of iniquities; you destroy what is attractive to him, as one would treat a moth. Indeed, every person is a puff of wind. Interlude

Psalm 109:23

I am fading away like a shadow late in the day; I am shaken off like a locust.

Psalm 89:47

Remember how short my lifetime is! How powerless have you created all human beings!

Psalm 39:5-6

Look, you have made my life span fit in your hand; It is nothing compared to yours. Surely every person at their best is a puff of wind. Interlude In fact, people walk around as shadows. Surely, they busy themselves for nothing, heaping up possessions but not knowing who will get them.

Ecclesiastes 12:8

"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Everything is pointless."

Ecclesiastes 8:13

But things will not go well for the wicked person: he will not lengthen his life like a shadow, since he has no fear before God.

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I observed every activity done on earth. My conclusion: all of it is pointless like chasing after the wind.

Ecclesiastes 1:2

"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Absolutely pointless; everything is pointless."

Psalm 103:15-16

A person's life is like grass it blossoms like wild flowers, but when the wind blows through it, it withers away and no one remembers where it was.

1 Kings 18:29

They kept on raving right through midday and until it was time to offer the evening sacrifice, but there was still no response. Nobody answered, and nobody paid attention.

2 Kings 21:6

He made his son into a burnt offering, practiced witchcraft, used divination, and consorted with mediums and spirit-channelers. He practiced many things that the LORD considered to be evil and provoked him.

Acts 27:9

Much time had been lost, and because navigation had become dangerous and the day of fasting had already past, Paul began to warn those on the ship,

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