In the Bible, "vanity" means that something is meaningless. It has no value, and therefore, it is a waste of time to chase after this item. Vanity is a word found throughout the Bible, which indicates its importance to the lessons being taught.Know More
In Ecclesiastes 5:10, it is written that "He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity." This means that the quest for money and abundance will not bring true happiness, as the quest simply continues endlessly. If a person loves money, he will continue to strive for more instead of being satisfied with what he has.
Another passage in the same book, Ecclesiastes 4:16, says "for this too is vanity and striving after wind." No one can catch the wind, and it is pointless to try.Learn more about The Bible
In the Bible, the number 10 is used on many occasions to signify testimony, law and responsibility. The number 10 is seen as a complete and perfect number, and it is used 242 times throughout the Bible.Full Answer >
The word "grace," as used in the Bible, usually refers to the unmerited or undeserved favor of God. However, there are examples of grace from man to man and not just from God to man.Full Answer >
"This, too, shall pass" does not appear in any translation of the Bible that is available in modern times. There are several possible origins of the phrase. Some attribute it to King Solomon, others believe it comes from a fable by Persian Sufi poets and still others think it stems from an old English poem by Deor.Full Answer >
It is not clear in the Bible how long Job suffered, but it was at least a period of months and may have been as long as one year according to some Jewish traditions. No matter the length of time, Job never cursed God for his suffering.Full Answer >