'Fading' in the Bible
When the man got up to leave with his mistress and servant, his father-in-law, the young woman's father, told him, "Look now, evening is coming, so please spend another night. See how the daylight is fading, so spend the night here and enjoy yourself. Then tomorrow get up early and leave on your journey home."
Judah said, "The strength of the bearers of burdens is fading, and there is much rubbish; so that we are not able to build the wall."
Be gracious to me, LORD, because I am fading away. Heal me, because my body is distressed.
I am fading away like a shadow late in the day; I am shaken off like a locust.
Answer me quickly, Lord! My strength is fading. Do not reject me, or I will join those descending into the grave.
The human person is a mere empty breath; his days are like a fading shadow.
For ye are as an oak whose leaf is fading, And as a garden that hath no water.
Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!
And the glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fat valley, shall be a fading flower, and as the hasty fruit before the summer; which when he that looketh upon it seeth, while it is yet in his hand he eateth it up.
And consumed have been all the host of the heavens, And rolled together as a book have been the heavens, And all their hosts do fade, As the fading of a leaf of a vine, And as the fading one of a fig-tree.
A crushed reed he will not break, and a fading candle he won't snuff out. He'll bring forth justice for the truth.
As my life was fading away,I remembered Yahweh.My prayer came to You,to Your holy temple.
Now if the ministry of death, chiseled in letters on stones, came with glory, so that the Israelites were not able to look directly at Moses’ face because of the glory from his face—a fading glory—
For if what was fading away was glorious, what endures will be even more glorious.
We are not like Moses, who used to put a veil over his face so that the Israelites could not stare at the end of what was fading away,
On the other hand, I am writing to you a new commandment that is truly in him and in you. For the darkness is fading away, and the true light is already shining.
And the world and its desires are fading away, but the person who does God's will remains forever.