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The sun rises with its blazing heat and burns the plant; its flower falls off, and its beauty is destroyed. In the same way the rich will be destroyed while they go about their business.
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For the sun rose with a burning heat and parched the grass: and the flower thereof fell off, and the beauty of the shape thereof perished. So also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
Isaiah 49:10 They shall not hunger, nor thirst, neither shall the heat nor the sun strike them: for he that is merciful to them, shall be their shepherd, and at the fountains of waters he shall give them drink.
Jonah 4:7,8 And the Lord God prepared an ivy, and it came up over the head of Jonah, to be a shadow over his head, and to cover him (for he was fatigued): and Jonah was exceeding glad of the ivy. . . .
Matthew 13:6 And when the sun was up they were scorched: and because they had not root, they withered away.
Mark 4:6 And when the sun was risen, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.
James 5:1-7 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .
Job 21:24-30 His bowels are full of fat, and his bones are moistened with marrow. . . .
Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked highly exalted, and lifted up like the cedars of Libanus. . . .
Psalm 49:6-14 They that trust in their own strength, and glory in the multitude of their riches, . . .
Psalm 73:18-20 But indeed for deceits thou hast put it to them: when they were lifted up thou hast cast them down. . . .
Ecclesiastes 5:15 As he came forth naked from his mother's womb, so shall he return, and shall take nothing away with him of his labour.
Isaiah 28:1,4 Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower the glory his joy, who were on the head of the fat valley, staggering with wine. . . .
Isaiah 40:7,8 The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass: . . .
Luke 12:16-21 And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits. . . .
Luke 16:19-25 There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day. . . .
1 Corinthians 7:31 And they that use this world, as if they used it not. For the fashion of this world passeth away.
1 Peter 1:4 Unto an inheritance, incorruptible, and undefiled and that cannot fade, reserved in heaven for you,
1 Peter 5:4 And when the prince of pastors shall appear, you shall receive a never fading crown of glory.
ContextRejoicing in Trials
…10And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away. 11For the sun rose with a burning heat and parched the grass: and the flower thereof fell off, and the beauty of the shape thereof perished. So also shall the rich man fade away in his ways. 12Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.…
For they shall shortly wither away as grass, and as the green herbs shall quickly fall.
Surely man passeth as an image: yea, and he is disquieted in vain. He storeth up: and he knoweth not for whom he shall gather these things.
In the morning man shall grow up like grass; in the morning he shall flourish and pass away: in the evening he shall fall, grow dry, and wither.
I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.
My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.
Man's days are as grass, as the flower of the field so shall he flourish.
The grass is withered, and the flower is fallen, because the spirit of the Lord hath blown upon it. Indeed the people is grass:
And if the grass of the field, which is to day, and to morrow is cast into the oven, God doth so clothe: how much more you, O ye of little faith?
Saying: These last have worked but one hour. and thou hast made them equal to us, that have borne the burden of the day and the heats.
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