Bible verses including the word or topic of Vanity.
Biblical Verses related to Vanity.
Causing the omens of boasters to fail, Making fools out of diviners, Causing wise men to draw back And turning their knowledge into foolishness,
“I waste away; I will not live forever Leave me alone, for my days are but a breath.
I have seen that every labor and every skill which is done is the result of rivalry between a man and his neighbor This too is vanity and striving after wind. The fool folds his hands and consumes his own flesh. One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.
They speak falsehood to one another; With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.
I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure. So enjoy yourself.” And behold, it too was futility.
So am I allotted months of vanity, And nights of trouble are appointed me.
“Behold, You have made my days as handbreadths, And my lifetime as nothing in Your sight; Surely every man at his best is a mere breath. Selah.
“With reproofs You chasten a man for iniquity; You consume as a moth what is precious to him; Surely every man is a mere breath. Selah.
The LORD knows the thoughts of man, That they are a mere breath.
Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.
Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow.
“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher, “Vanity of vanities! All is vanity.”
I have seen all the works which have been done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and striving after wind.
Thus I considered all my activities which my hands had done and the labor which I had exerted, and behold all was vanity and striving after wind and there was no profit under the sun. So I turned to consider wisdom, madness and folly; for what will the man do who will come after the king except what has already been done? And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness.
For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same. As one dies so dies the other; indeed, they all have the same breath and there is no advantage for man over beast, for all is vanity.
There is no end to all the people, to all who were before them, and even the ones who will come later will not be happy with him, for this too is vanity and striving after wind.
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.
a man to whom God has given riches and wealth and honor so that his soul lacks nothing of all that he desires; yet God has not empowered him to eat from them, for a foreigner enjoys them. This is vanity and a severe