Verses with the word short in the Apocrypha (13 verses):
2 Esdras 8:47
For thou comest far short that thou shouldest be able to love my creature more than I: but I have ofttimes drawn nigh unto thee, and unto it, but never to the unrighteous.
Wisdom of Solomon 2:1
For the ungodly said, reasoning with themselves, but not aright, Our life is short and tedious, and in the death of a man there is no remedy: neither was there any man known to have returned from the grave.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:13
He, being made perfect in a short time, fulfilled a long time:
Wisdom of Solomon 9:5
For I thy servant and son of thine handmaid am a feeble person, and of a short time, and too young for the understanding of judgment and laws.
Wisdom of Solomon 15:9
Notwithstanding his care is, not that he shall have much labour, nor that his life is short: but striveth to excel goldsmiths and silversmiths, and endeavoureth to do like the workers in brass, and counteth it his glory to make counterfeit things.
Wisdom of Solomon 16:3
To the end that they, desiring food, might for the ugly sight of the beasts sent among them lothe even that, which they must needs desire; but these, suffering penury for a short space, might be made partakers of a strange taste.
He gave them few days, and a short time, and power also over the things therein.
A very little is sufficient for a man well nurtured, and he fetcheth not his wind short upon his bed.
Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words; be as one that knoweth and yet holdeth his tongue.
Sake the time short, remember the covenant, and let them declare thy wonderful works.
We may speak much, and yet come short: wherefore in sum, he is all.
2 Maccabees 2:32
Here then will we begin the story: only adding thus much to that which hath been said, that it is a foolish thing to make a long prologue, and to be short in the story itself.
2 Maccabees 7:36
For our brethren, who now have suffered a short pain, are dead under God's covenant of everlasting life: but thou, through the judgment of God, shalt receive just punishment for thy pride.