Romans 8:20 For the creation was subjected to vanity, not of its own will, but because of him who subjected it, in hope (See NAS RSV)

Ephesians 4:17 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that you no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, (WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Job 7:3 so am I made to possess months of misery, wearisome nights are appointed to me. (See NIV)

Psalms 78:33 Therefore he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror. (See NAS NIV)

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

Ecclesiastes 2:1 I said in my heart, I will give you joy for a test; so take your pleasure--but it was to no purpose. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 2:17 So I was hating life, because everything under the sun was evil to me: all is to no purpose and desire for wind. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 6:4 In wind it came and to the dark it will go, and with the dark will its name be covered. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 6:9 What the eyes see is better than the wandering of desire. This is to no purpose and a desire for wind. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 6:11 There are words without number for increasing what is to no purpose, but what is man profited by them? (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 7:6 Like the cracking of thorns under a pot, so is the laugh of a foolish man; and this again is to no purpose. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 7:15 These two have I seen in my life which is to no purpose: a good man coming to his end in his righteousness, and an evil man whose days are long in his evil-doing. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 8:10 And then I saw evil men put to rest, taken even from the holy place; and they went about and were praised in the town because of what they had done. This again is to no purpose. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 8:14 There is a thing which is to no purpose done on the earth: that there are good men to whom is given the same punishment as those who are evil, and there are evil men who get the reward of the good. I say that this again is to no purpose. (See NAS)

Ecclesiastes 11:8 But even if a man's life is long and he has joy in all his years, let him keep in mind the dark days, because they will be great in number. Whatever may come is to no purpose. (See NAS)

Isaiah 29:21 that make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and pervert the judgment of the righteous by futility. (DBY)

Jeremiah 14:14 Then Yahweh said to me, The prophets prophesy lies in my name; I didn't send them, neither have I commanded them, neither spoke I to them: they prophesy to you a lying vision, and divination, and a thing of nothing, and the deceit of their own heart. (See NAS)

Jeremiah 16:19 Yahweh, my strength, and my stronghold, and my refuge in the day of affliction, to you shall the nations come from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Our fathers have inherited nothing but lies, even vanity and things in which there is no profit. (See NAS)

Jeremiah 23:16 Thus says Yahweh of Armies, Don't listen to the words of the prophets who prophesy to you: they teach you vanity; they speak a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of Yahweh. (See NAS)