Fleeting
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fleet.

2. (a.) Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments.

Greek
166. aionios -- agelong, eternal
... and therefore: practically eternal, unending; partaking of the character of that
which lasts for an age, as contrasted with that which is brief and fleeting. ...
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4340. proskairos -- in season, ie temporary
... 4340 -- (an adjective, derived from 4314 , "motion towards, with" and 2540 , "a
season") -- properly, a limited time of opportunity; fleeting, temporary ("only ...
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3152. mataios -- vain, useless
... without purpose or ground") -- properly, (vain), without purpose; (figuratively)
without profit because without basis, ie fleeting (transitory), ineffectual ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1892. hebel -- vapor, breath
... root Definition vapor, breath NASB Word Usage breath (5), delusion (2), emptily
(1), emptiness (2), fleeting (2), fraud (1), futile (1), futility (13), idols (7 ...
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2465. cheled -- duration, world
... From an unused root apparently meaning to glide swiftly; life (as a fleeting portion
of time); hence, the world (as transient) -- age, short time, world. ...
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5086. nadaph -- to drive, drive asunder
... root Definition to drive, drive asunder NASB Word Usage drive away (1), driven
(2), driven away (2), drives away (1), fleeting (1), rout (1). ...
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Library

River and Rock
... or less noble or ignoble, which have this for their characteristic, that they are
directed to, stimulated by, and fed or starved on, the fleeting things of ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/river and rock.htm

Dying Men and the Undying Word
... It is solemn to think of the fleeting series of men; it is still more striking to
bring them into connection with that everlasting Word which once they heard ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/dying men and the undying.htm

The Cry of the Mortal to the Undying
... This thought of the fleeting years, dashed and troubled by many a sin, and by the
righteous retribution of God, sent the Psalmist to his knees, and he found ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the cry of the mortal.htm

The Bitterness and Blessedness of the Brevity of Life
... even when most firmly established,'"for the man who is established in the Lord is
not vanity, but only the man who founds his being on the fleeting present. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture j/the bitterness and blessedness of.htm

The Death of Abraham
... There is nothing more miserable than to see a man, as his years go by, gripping
harder and tighter at this poor, fleeting world that is slipping away from him ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture k/the death of abraham.htm

Of Meditating on the Future Life.
... That they may not long with too much eagerness after fleeting and fading riches,
or rest in those which they already possess, he reduces them to want, or, at ...
/.../sergieff/on the christian life/chapter iv of meditating on.htm

Why the Divine Invitation is Refused.
... possessions, forget ting the word, "Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required
of thee;" but far worse if a man in this short and fleeting earthly life ...
/.../selected sermons of schleiermacher/xix why the divine invitation.htm

Chapter xii.
... There are, then, these steps: the suggestion is made, as it were, by a serpent,
that is to say, by a fleeting and rapid, ie a temporary, movement of bodies ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/our lords sermon on the mount/chapter xii.htm

The Rash Builder
... By our transitory actions we are all rearing up a house for our souls in which we
have to dwell; building character from out of the fleeting acts of conduct ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/the rash builder.htm

I Began Then Diligently to Practise that for which I came to Rome. ...
... Of a truth such are base persons, and they go a whoring from Thee, loving these
fleeting mockeries of things temporal, and filthy lucre, which fouls the hand ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xii i began then.htm

Thesaurus
Fleeting (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fleet. 2. (a.) Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient;
transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments. ...Fleeting (9 Occurrences). ...
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Vapor (6 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Wind; flatulence. 4. (n.) Something unsubstantial, fleeting, or transitory;
unreal fancy; vain imagination; idle talk; boasting. ...
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Fleeth (54 Occurrences)

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Fashion (24 Occurrences)
... renewing of your mind" (so the Revised Version (British and American)), paraphrased
by Sanday and Headlam, "Do not adopt the external and fleeting fashion of ...
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Transient (3 Occurrences)
... the sight or perception and then disappearing; of short duration; not permanent;
not lasting or durable; not stationary; passing; fleeting; brief; transitory ...
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Transitory (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Continuing only for a short time; not enduring; fleeting;
evanescent. Multi-Version Concordance Transitory (2 Occurrences). ...
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Shadow (72 Occurrences)
... and protection (of man, Genesis 19:8 Songs 2:3 Isaiah 16:3, etc.; of God, Psalm
36:7; Psalm 91:1 Isaiah 4:6, etc.); (2) of anything fleeting or transient, as ...
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Shade (67 Occurrences)
... and protection (of man, Genesis 19:8 Songs 2:3 Isaiah 16:3, etc.; of God, Psalm
36:7; Psalm 91:1 Isaiah 4:6, etc.); (2) of anything fleeting or transient, as ...
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Shadowing (3 Occurrences)
... and protection (of man, Genesis 19:8 Songs 2:3 Isaiah 16:3, etc.; of God, Psalm
36:7; Psalm 91:1 Isaiah 4:6, etc.); (2) of anything fleeting or transient, as ...
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Treasures (77 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV). Proverbs 21:6 Getting treasures by
a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death. ...
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Concordance
Fleeting (9 Occurrences)

Hebrews 11:25
choosing rather to share ill treatment with God's people, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a time;
(See RSV)

Job 14:2
He cometh forth like a flower, and withereth; he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
(See NIV)

Psalms 39:4
"Yahweh, show me my end, what is the measure of my days. Let me know how frail I am.
(See RSV NIV)

Psalms 89:47
Remember how short my time is! For what vanity have you created all the children of men!
(See NIV)

Psalms 144:4
Man is like a breath: his life is like a shade which is quickly gone.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 21:6
Getting treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor for those who seek death.
(WEB DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 31:30
Fair looks are a deceit, and a beautiful form is of no value; but a woman who has the fear of the Lord is to be praised.
(See NIV)

Ecclesiastes 9:9
Have joy with the woman of your love all the days of your foolish life which he gives you under the sun. Because that is your part in life and in your work which you do under the sun.
(See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 11:10
Therefore remove vexation from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh; for childhood and youth are vanity.
(See NAS)

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Fleeting

Related Terms

Vapor (6 Occurrences)

Fleeth (54 Occurrences)

Fashion (24 Occurrences)

Transient (3 Occurrences)

Transitory (2 Occurrences)

Shadow (72 Occurrences)

Shade (67 Occurrences)

Shadowing (3 Occurrences)

Treasures (77 Occurrences)

Flesh (468 Occurrences)

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