Psalm 144:4
Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow.
Cross References
James 4:14
You do not even know what will happen tomorrow! What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.

Job 8:9
For we were born yesterday and know nothing; our days on earth are but a shadow.

Job 11:12
But a witless man can no more become wise than the colt of a wild donkey can be born a man!

Job 14:2
Like a flower, he comes forth, then withers away; like a fleeting shadow, he does not endure.

Psalm 39:5
You, indeed, have made my days as handbreadths, and my lifetime as nothing before You. Truly each man at his best exists as but a breath. Selah

Psalm 39:11
You discipline and correct a man for his iniquity, consuming like a moth what he holds dear; surely each man is but a vapor. Selah

Psalm 102:11
My days are like lengthening shadows, and I wither away like grass.

Psalm 109:23
I am fading away like a lengthening shadow; I am shaken off like a locust.

Ecclesiastes 1:2
"Futility of futilities," says the Teacher, "futility of futilities! Everything is futile!"

Isaiah 2:22
Put no more trust in man, who has only the breath in his nostrils. Of what account is he?

Treasury of Scripture
Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passes away.


Psalm 39:5,6
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. Selah…

Psalm 62:9
Surely men of low degree are vanity, and men of high degree are a lie: to be laid in the balance, they are altogether lighter than vanity.

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

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

Psalm 103:15,16
As for man, his days are as grass: as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth…

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


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