Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Job 8:9 in English Standard Version "For we are but of yesterday and know nothing, for our days on earth are a shadow." 1Ch 29:15 For we are strangers before you and sojourners, as all our fathers were. Our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no abiding. Job 14:2 He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not. Job 17:7 My eye has grown dim from vexation, and all my members are like a shadow. Ps 102:11 My days are like an evening shadow; I wither away like grass. Ps 109:23 I am gone like a shadow at evening; I am shaken off like a locust. Ps 144:4 Man is like a breath; his days are like a passing shadow. Ec 6:12 For who knows what is good for man while he lives the few days of his vain life, which he passes like a shadow? For who can tell man what will be after him under the sun?