Job 5:7
Yet man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward.
Cross References
Genesis 3:17
And to Adam He said: "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat, cursed is the ground because of you; through toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.

Job 7:1
"Is not man consigned to labor on earth? Are not his days like those of a hired hand?

Job 14:1
"Man, who is born of woman, is short of days and full of trouble.

Ecclesiastes 2:23
Indeed, all his days are filled with grief, and his task is sorrowful; even at night, his mind does not rest. This too is futile.

Jeremiah 20:18
Why did I come out of the womb to see only trouble and sorrow, and to end my days in shame?

Treasury of Scripture
Yet man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward.


Job 14:1
Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.

Genesis 3:17-19
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; …

Psalm 90:8,9
Thou hast set our iniquities before thee, our secret sins in the light of thy countenance…


Ecclesiastes 1:8
All things are full of labour; man cannot utter it: the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.

Ecclesiastes 2:22
For what hath man of all his labour, and of the vexation of his heart, wherein he hath laboured under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 5:15-17
As he came forth of his mother's womb, naked shall he return to go as he came, and shall take nothing of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand…

sparks fly upward.


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