Psalm 102:11 {101:12}
Good News Translation
My life is like the evening shadows; I am like dry grass.

Contemporary English Version
My life fades like a shadow at the end of day and withers like grass.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.

New American Bible
My days are like a lengthening shadow; I wither like the grass.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.

my days

Psalm 102:3 For my days are vanished like smoke, and my bones are grown dry like fuel for the fire.

Psalm 39:5,6 Behold thou hast made my days measurable. and my substance is as nothing before thee. And indeed all things are vanity: every man living. . . .

Psalm 109:23 I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts.

Psalm 144:4 Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.

Job 14:2 Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.

Ecclesiastes 6:12 What needeth a man to seek things that are above him, whereas he knoweth not what is profitable for him in his life, in all the days of his pilgrimage, and the time that passeth like a shadow? Or who can tell him what shall be after him under the sun?

James 4:14 Whereas you know not what shall be on the morrow.

I am withered

Psalm 102:4 I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.

Isaiah 40:6-8 The voice of one, saying: Cry. And I said: What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the glory thereof as the flower of the field. . . .

James 1:10 And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away.

1 Peter 1:24 For all flesh is as grass and all the glory thereof as the flower of grass. The grass is withered and the flower thereof is fallen away.

Context
The Prayer of the Afflicted
10Because of thy anger and indignation: for having lifted me up thou hast thrown me down. 11My days have declined like a shadow, and I am withered like grass.12But thou, O Lord, endurest for ever: and thy memorial to all generations.…
Cross References
James 1:11
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.

Job 14:2
Who cometh forth like a flower, and is destroyed, and fleeth as a shadow, and never continueth in the same state.

Psalm 6:2
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am weak: heal me, O Lord, for my bones are troubled.

Psalm 102:4
I am smitten as grass, and my heart is withered: because I forgot to eat my bread.

Psalm 109:23
I am taken away like the shadow when it declineth: and I am shaken off as locusts.

Psalm 144:4
Man is like to vanity: his days pass away like a shadow.

Isaiah 40:6
The voice of one, saying: Cry. And I said: What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the glory thereof as the flower of the field.

Additional Translations
My days are like lengthening shadows, and I wither away like grass.My days are like a shadow that declines; and I am withered like grass.

My days are like a shadow that declineth; And I am withered like grass.

My days have declined like a shadow; and I am withered like grass.

My days are like a lengthened-out shadow, and I, I am withered like grass.

My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.

My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass.

My days are like a long shadow. I have withered like grass.

My days as a shadow are stretched out, And I -- as the herb I am withered.
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