New Living Translation
And those who are rich should boast that God has humbled them. They will fade away like a little flower in the field.
King James Bible
But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.
Darby Bible Translation
and the rich in his humiliation, because as the grass's flower he will pass away.
World English Bible
and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.
Young's Literal Translation
and the rich in his becoming low, because as a flower of grass he shall pass away;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:10 But the rich, in that he is made low - Is humbled by a deep sense of his true condition. Because as the flower - Beautiful, but transient. He shall pass away - Into eternity.
"Let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." James 1:4. 1. "My brethren," says the Apostle in the preceding verse, "count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations." At first view, this may appear a strange direction; seeing most temptations are, "for the present, not joyous, but grievous." Nevertheless ye know by your own experience, that "the trial of your faith worketh patience:" And if "patience have its perfect work, ye shall be perfect and …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
Loving Advice for Anxious Seekers
All Joy in all Trials
We blossom like a flower and then wither. Like a passing shadow, we quickly disappear.
We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it.
Our days on earth are like grass; like wildflowers, we bloom and die.
The grass withers and the flowers fade beneath the breath of the LORD. And so it is with people.
And if God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. Why do you have so little faith?
1 Corinthians 7:31
Those who use the things of the world should not become attached to them. For this world as we know it will soon pass away.
1 Peter 1:24
As the Scriptures say, "People are like grass; their beauty is like a flower in the field. The grass withers and the flower fades.
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