13 occurrences

'Life' in the Bible

What profit does man have left from all his toil at which he toils under the sun? [Is life worth living?]

So I hated life, because what is done under the sun was grievous to me; for all is vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

For he shall not much remember [seriously] the days of his life, because God [Himself] answers and corresponds to the joy of his heart [the tranquillity of God is mirrored in him].

If a man begets a hundred children and lives many years so that the days of his years are many, but his life is not filled with good, and also he is given no burial [honors nor is laid to rest in the sepulcher of his fathers], I say that [he who had] an untimely birth [resulting in death] is better off than he,

For who [ limited to human wisdom] knows what is good for man in his life, all the days of his vain life which he spends as a shadow [going through the motions but accomplishing nothing]? For who can tell a man what will happen [to his work, his treasure, his plans] under the sun after he is gone?

I have seen everything in the days of my vanity (my emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility): there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who prolongs his life in [spite of] his evildoing.

There is no man who has power over the spirit to retain the breath of life, neither has he power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in battle [against death], neither will wickedness deliver those who are its possessors and given to it.

Then I commended enjoyment, because a man has no better thing under the sun [without God] than to eat and to drink and to be joyful, for that will remain with him in his toil through the days of his life which God gives him under the sun.

Live joyfully with the wife whom you love all the days of your vain life which He has given you under the sun -- "all the days of futility. For that is your portion in this life and in your work at which you toil under the sun.

[Instead of repairing the breaches, the officials] make a feast for laughter, serve wine to cheer life, and [depend on tax] money to answer for all of it.

Therefore remove [the lusts that end in] sorrow and vexation from your heart and mind and put away evil from your body, for youth and the dawn of life are vanity [transitory, idle, empty, and devoid of truth].

[Remember your Creator earnestly now] before the silver cord [of life] is snapped apart, or the golden bowl is broken, or the pitcher is broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern [and the whole circulatory system of the blood ceases to function];

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
βιωτικός 
Biotikos 
Usage: 2

גּאוּת 
Ge'uwth 
Usage: 8

גּוה 
Gevah 
pride , lifting up
Usage: 3

דּלה 
Dalah 
draw , enough , lifted me
Usage: 5

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

חי 
Chay (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

חיי 
Chayay 
Usage: 15

מחיה 
Michyah 
Usage: 8

מעל 
Mo`al 
lifting up
Usage: 1

מרא 
Mara' 
Usage: 1

משׂאת 
Mas'eth 
Usage: 16

נוּס 
Nuwc 
Usage: 160

נוּף 
Nuwph 
Usage: 37

נטל 
N@tal (Aramaic) 
lifted up
Usage: 2

נסס 
Nacac 
lifted up as an ensign
Usage: 1

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

נתק 
Nathaq 
Usage: 27

עפל 
`aphal 
Usage: 2

עצם 
`etsem 
Usage: 126

צהל 
Tsahal 
Usage: 9

ראם 
Ra'am 
lifted up
Usage: 1

רוּם 
Ruwm (Aramaic) 
lift up , extol , set up
Usage: 4

רמם 
Ramam 
exalted , lifted up , get up , mount up
Usage: 5

רממת 
Romemuth 
lifting up
Usage: 1

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ἀγωγή 
Agoge 
Usage: 1

αἴρω 
Airo 
take up , take away , take , away with , lift up , bear ,
Usage: 52

ἀνακύπτω 
Anakupto 
lift up self , look up
Usage: 3

ἀνάστασις 
Anastasis 
Usage: 34

ἀνορθόω 
Anorthoo 
make straight , set up , lift up
Usage: 3

ἄψυχος 
Apsuchos 
Usage: 1

βίος 
Bios 
Usage: 6

Βίωσις 
Biosis 
Usage: 0

διάγω 
Diago 
lead a life 99 , living
Usage: 2

ἐπαίρω 
Epairo 
lift up , exalt self , take up , hoisted up
Usage: 14

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

ζωοποιέω 
Zoopoieo 
Usage: 9

τυφόω 
Tuphoo 
be proud , be lifted up with pride , highminded
Usage: 3

ὑψόω 
Hupsoo 
exalt , lift up
Usage: 8

ψυχή 
Psuche 
soul , life , mind , heart , heartily Trans , not tr
Usage: 62