Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

ForAll flesh is like grass,
and all its glorylike a flower of the grass.
The grass withers, and the flower falls,

New American Standard Bible

For, "ALL FLESH IS LIKE GRASS, AND ALL ITS GLORY LIKE THE FLOWER OF GRASS. THE GRASS WITHERS, AND THE FLOWER FALLS OFF,

King James Version

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:

International Standard Version

For "All human life is like grass, and all its glory is like a flower in the grass. The grass dries up and the flower drops off,

A Conservative Version

Because all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as a flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower of it falls away,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For all flesh (mankind) is like grass, and all its glory (honor) like [the] flower of grass. The grass withers and the flower drops off,

An Understandable Version

For all forms of flesh are similar to grass, and all the splendor of [a person's] flesh is like the flower [which blossoms] from the grass. [But as with] grass, [a person's flesh] withers, and its flower [i.e., his splendor] falls off.

Anderson New Testament

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass; the grass withers, and its flower fails away: but the word of the Lord abides forever: and this is the word which has been preached as gospel to you.

Bible in Basic English

For it is said, All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass becomes dry and the flower dead:

Common New Testament

For, "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls,

Daniel Mace New Testament

for human nature is like grass, and all their glory like the flower of the herb, the herb withers, the flower droops,

Darby Translation

Because all flesh is as grass, and all its glory as the flower of grass. The grass has withered and its flower has fallen;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

"For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower of it falls down; but the word of the Lord remains forever."

Godbey New Testament

Therefore all flesh is as grass, and all its glory as the flower of grass: the grass is withered, and the flower fell off;

Goodspeed New Testament

For "All flesh is like grass, And all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And the flower fades,

John Wesley New Testament

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass: The grass is withered, and the flower thereof is fallen off;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls away,

Julia Smith Translation

For all flesh as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass dried up, and the flower fell out:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

For "all flesh [is] like grass, and all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass withers and the flower falls off,

Modern King James verseion

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of men as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls out,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man is as the flower of grass; the grass is withered, and the flower falleth away,

Moffatt New Testament

for All flesh is like the grass, and all its glory like the flower of grass: the grass withers and the flower fades,

Montgomery New Testament

For, All flesh is grass And all its glory like the flower of the grass. The grass fades, The flower falls,

NET Bible

For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,

New Heart English Bible

For, "All flesh is like grass, and all it's glory like the flower in the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls;

Noyes New Testament

Because, "All flesh is as grass, and all its glory as the flower of grass; the grass withered, and its flower fell off;

Sawyer New Testament

For all flesh is like grass, and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass has withered, and its flower fell off;

The Emphasized Bible

Inasmuch as - All flesh, is as grass, and, all the glory thereof, as the flower of grass, - The grass hath withered, and the flower hath fallen out,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

"For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man, as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower of it falleth off:"

Twentieth Century New Testament

For-- 'All earthly life is but as grass, And all its splendor as the flower of grass. The grass fades, Its flower falls,

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"All mankind resemble the herbage, and all their beauty is like its flowers. The herbage dries up, and its flowers drop off;

Williams New Testament

For "All human life is just like grass, and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass dries up; the flowers drop off.

World English Bible

For, "All flesh is like grass, and all of man's glory like the flower in the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls;

Worrell New Testament

Because "All flesh is as grass, and all its glory as the flower of grass: the grass withered, and the flower fell off; but the word of the Lord abides forever."

Worsley New Testament

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;

Youngs Literal Translation

because all flesh is as grass, and all glory of man as flower of grass; wither did the grass, and the flower of it fell away,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
διότι 
Dioti 
Usage: 18

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704
Usage: 704

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

is as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

χόρτος 
Chortos 
Usage: 11

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

the glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

of man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

as
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

the flower
ἄνθος 
Anthos 
ἄνθος 
Anthos 
Usage: 4
Usage: 4

of grass
χόρτος 
Chortos 
Usage: 11

χόρτος 
Chortos 
Usage: 11

ξηραίνω 
Xeraino 
Usage: 12


Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

Be Holy In All Your Conduct

23 since you have been born again—not of perishable seed but of imperishable—through the living and enduring word of God. 24 ForAll flesh is like grass,
and all its glorylike a flower of the grass.
The grass withers, and the flower falls,
25 but the word of the Lord endures forever.And this is the word that was preached as the gospel to you.



Cross References

Isaiah 40:6-8

A voice was saying, “Cry out!”
Another said, “What should I cry out?”
“All humanity is grass,
and all its goodness is like the flower of the field.

James 1:10-11

but the one who is rich should boast in his humiliation because he will pass away like a flower of the field.

2 Kings 19:26

Their inhabitants have become powerless,
dismayed, and ashamed.
They are plants of the field,
tender grass,
grass on the rooftops,
blasted by the east wind.

Psalm 37:2

For they wither quickly like grass
and wilt like tender green plants.

Psalm 90:5

You end their lives; they sleep.
They are like grass that grows in the morning—

Psalm 92:7

though the wicked sprout like grass
and all evildoers flourish,
they will be eternally destroyed.

Psalm 102:4

My heart is afflicted, withered like grass;
I even forget to eat my food.

Psalm 103:15

As for man, his days are like grass—
he blooms like a flower of the field;

Psalm 129:6

Let them be like grass on the rooftops,
which withers before it grows up

James 4:14

You don’t even know what tomorrow will bring—what your life will be! For you are like smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes.

1 John 2:17

And the world with its lust is passing away, but the one who does God’s will remains forever.

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