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For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away:

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All flesh

2 Kings 19:26
Therefore their inhabitants were of small power, they were dismayed and confounded. They were as the grass of the field, and as the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and as grain blasted before it is grown up.
Psalm 37:2
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
Psalm 90:5
Thou carry them away as with a flood. They are as a sleep. In the morning they are like grass which grows up.
Psalm 92:7
When the wicked spring as the grass, and when all the workers of iniquity flourish, it is that they shall be destroyed forever,
Psalm 102:4
My heart is smitten like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.
Psalm 103:15
As for man, his days are as grass, as a flower of the field, so he flourishes.
Psalm 129:6
Let them be as the grass upon the housetops, which withers before it grows up,
Isaiah 40:6
The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness of it is as the flower of the field.
James 1:10
but the rich in his lowliness, because as a flower of grass he will pass away.
James 4:14
men who know not of the morrow. For what is your life? For it will be a vapor that appears for a little while, and then also vanishes away--
1 John 2:17
And the world passes away, and the lust of it, but he who does the will of God abides into the age.

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Job 8:12
While it is yet in its greenness, [and] not cut down, it withers before any [other] herb.
Psalm 37:2
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.