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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
Their residents are powerless, they are terrified and ashamed. They are as short-lived as plants in the field, or green vegetation. They are as short-lived as grass on the rooftops when it is scorched by the east wind.
Psalm 37:2
For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.
Psalm 90:5
You bring their lives to an end and they "fall asleep." In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;
Psalm 92:7
When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.
Psalm 102:4
My heart is parched and withered like grass, for I am unable to eat food.
Psalm 103:15
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
Psalm 129:6
May they be like the grass on the rooftops which withers before one can even pull it up,
Isaiah 40:6
A voice says, "Cry out!" Another asks, "What should I cry out?" The first voice responds: "All people are like grass, and all their promises are like the flowers in the field.
James 1:10
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
James 4:14
You do not know about tomorrow. What is your life like? For you are a puff of smoke that appears for a short time and then vanishes.
1 John 2:17
And the world is passing away with all its desires, but the person who does the will of God remains forever.

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Job 8:12
While they are still beginning to flower and not ripe for cutting, they can wither away faster than any grass!
Psalm 37:2
For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.

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