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Vanity

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Vanity

A consequence of the fall
Romans 8:20

Every man is
Psalms 39:11

Every state of man is
Psalms 62:9

Man at his best estate is
Psalms 39:5

Man is like to
Psalms 144:4

The thoughts of man are
Psalms 94:11

The days of man are
Job 7:16; Ecclesiastes 6:12

Childhood and youth are
Ecclesiastes 11:10

The beauty of man is
Psalms 39:11; Proverbs 31:30

The help of man is
Psalms 60:11; Lamentations 4:17

Man's own righteousness is
Isaiah 57:12

Worldly wisdom is
Ecclesiastes 2:15; Ecclesiastes 2:21; 1 Corinthians 3:20

Worldly pleasure is
Ecclesiastes 2:1

Worldly anxiety is
Psalms 39:6; Psalms 127:2

Worldly labor is
Ecclesiastes 2:11; Ecclesiastes 4:4

Worldly enjoyment is
Ecclesiastes 2:3; Ecclesiastes 2:10-11

Worldly possessions are
Ecclesiastes 2:4-11

Treasures of wickedness are
Proverbs 10:2

Heaping up riches is
Ecclesiastes 2:26; Ecclesiastes 4:8

Love of riches is
Ecclesiastes 5:10

Unblessed riches are
Ecclesiastes 6:2

Riches gotten by falsehood are
Proverbs 21:6

All earthly things are
Ecclesiastes 1:2

Foolish questions are
1 Timothy 1:6-7; 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 2:14; 2 Timothy 2:16; Titus 3:9

The conduct of the ungodly is
1 Peter 1:18

The religion of hypocrites is
James 1:26

The worship of the wicked is
Isaiah 1:13; Matthew 6:7

Lying words are
Jeremiah 7:8

False teaching is but
Jeremiah 23:32

Mere external religion is
1 Timothy 4:8; Hebrews 13:9

Alms-giving without charity is
1 Corinthians 13:3

Faith without works is
James 2:14

Idolatry is
2 Kings 17:15; Psalms 31:6; Isaiah 44:9-10; Jeremiah 10:8; Jeremiah 18:15

Wealth gotten by, diminishes
Proverbs 13:11

Saints:

Hate the thoughts of
Psalms 119:113

Pray to be kept from
Psalms 119:37; Proverbs 30:8

Avoid
Psalms 24:4

Avoid those given to
Psalms 26:4

The wicked:

The wicked:
Job 11:11

Though full of, affect to be wise
Job 11:12

Love
Psalms 4:2

Imagine
Psalms 2:1; Acts 4:25; Romans 1:21

Devise
Psalms 36:4

Speak
Psalms 10:7; Psalms 12:2; Psalms 41:6

Count God's service as
Job 21:15; Malachi 3:14

Allure others by words of
2 Peter 2:18

Walk after
Jeremiah 2:5

Walk in
Psalms 39:6; Ephesians 4:17

Inherit
Jeremiah 16:19

Reap
Proverbs 22:8; Jeremiah 12:13

Judicially given up to
Psalms 78:33; Isaiah 57:13

Fools follow those given to
Proverbs 12:11

Following those given to, leads to poverty
Proverbs 28:19

All should know and acknowledge
Deuteronomy 4:35
Pride


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Vanity

VAN'ITY, noun [Latin vanitas, from vanus, vain.]

1. Emptiness; want of substance to satisfy desire; uncertainty; inanity.

Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; all is vanity Ecclesiastes 1:2.

2. Fruitless desire or endeavor.

Vanity possesseth many who are desirous to know the certainty of things to come.

3. Trifling labor that produces no good.

4. Emptiness; untruth

Here I may well show the vanity of what is reported in the story of Walsingham.

5. Empty pleasure; vain pursuit; idle show; unsubstantial enjoyment.

Sin with vanity had fill'd the works of men.

Think not when woman's transient breath is fled, that all her vanities at once are dead; succeeding vanities she still regards.

6. Ostentation; arrogance.

7. Inflation of mind upon slight grounds; empty pride, inspired by an overweening conceit of one's personal attainments or decorations. Fops cannot be cured of their vanity

Vanity is the food of fools.

No man sympathizes with the sorrows of vanity