Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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:
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.
For they will quickly dry up like grass, and wither away like plants.
You bring their lives to an end and they "fall asleep." In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;
When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.
My heart is parched and withered like grass, for I am unable to eat food.
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
May they be like the grass on the rooftops which withers before one can even pull it up,
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.
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
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.