What Is Your Life?

It Is Even a Vapour, That Appeareth for a Little Time, and Then Vanisheth Away


2 Samuel 14:14 For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.

1 Chronicles 29:15 For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.

Job 7:6 My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
7 O remember that my life is wind [New Scofield: a breath]: mine eye shall no more see good.

Job 8:8 For enquire, I pray thee, of the former age, and prepare thyself to the search of their fathers:
9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow:)
10 Shall not they teach thee, and tell thee, and utter words out of their heart?

Job 9:25 Now my days are swifter than a post [NKJV: a runner]: they flee away, they see no good.
26 They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey.

Job 14:1 Man that is born of a woman is of few days and full of trouble.
2 He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

Psalms 39:4 LORD, make me to know mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: that I may know how frail I am [NIV: how fleeting is my life].
5 Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity [NKJV: but vapor]. Selah.

Psalms 78:39 For he remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away, and cometh not again.

Psalms 89:47 Remember how short my time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain?

Psalms 90:5 Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep [New Scofield margin: a dream]: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up.
6 In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.

Psalms 90:9 For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a tale that is told.
10 The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.

Psalms 102:3 For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth.

Psalms 102:11 My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.

Psalms 103:15 As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth.
16 For the wind passeth over it, and it is gone; and the place thereof shall know it no more.

Psalms 109:23 I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

Psalms 144:4 Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.

Ecclesiastes 6:12 For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 8:13 But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

Isaiah 40:6 The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the flower of the field:
7 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: because the spirit of the LORD bloweth upon it: surely the people is grass.
8 The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.

James 1:9 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:
10 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.
11 For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

James 4:13 Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:
14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:
25 But the word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.


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