Man is like unto vanity; his days are as a shadow that passes away.
for we are but of yesterday and know nothing because our days upon earth are as a shadow.
He comes forth like an open flower and is cut down; he flees as a shadow and does not remain.
When thou with chastening dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his greatness to consume away like a moth; surely every man is vanity. Selah.
My days are like a shadow that declines, and I am withered like grass.
I am gone like the shadow when it declines; I am tossed up and down by the wind as the locust.
Remember how short my time is; why hast thou made all men subject to vanity?
Behold, thou hast made my days as a handbreadth, and my age is as nothing before thee; verily every man that lives is altogether vanity. Selah. Surely man walks in darkness; surely they are disquieted in vain; they heap up riches not knowing who shall gather them.
but it shall never be well with the wicked, neither shall his days be prolonged, which are as a shadow, because he did not fear before the presence of God.
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.
As for man, his days are as grass; as an open flower of the field, so he blossoms. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place shall know it no more.
For all things there is a season, and every will under the heaven has its time determined.
1 Kings 18:29
And when midday was past, even so they prophesied until the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, and there was neither voice nor anyone that answered nor anyone that heard.
2 Kings 21:6
And he made his son pass through the fire and observed times and used enchantments and dealt with spiritists and diviners and multiplied much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.
1 Peter 1:17
And if ye invoke as Father, he who without respect of persons judges according to the work of each one, converse in fear the entire time of your sojourning here,
Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them,
The heaven and the earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.