Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.

King James Version

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

and a rich person in his having been humbled, because he will fade away like a wild flower.

A Conservative Version

but the rich in his lowliness, because as a flower of grass he will pass away.

American Standard Version

and the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Amplified

And the rich [person ought to glory] in being humbled [by being shown his human frailty], because like the flower of the grass he will pass away.

An Understandable Version

And the wealthy person [should be happy] that he is humbled [by God], because he will pass away like a flower [blossoming] from grass.

Anderson New Testament

but he that is rich, in his humiliation; because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Bible in Basic English

But the man of wealth, that he is made low; because like the flower of the grass he will come to his end.

Common New Testament

and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like the flower of the grass he will pass away.

Daniel Mace New Testament

let the rich be humbled by his instability: for he is as transitory as a flower in the field.

Darby Translation

and the rich in his humiliation, because as the grass's flower he will pass away.

Godbey New Testament

and the rich man, in his humility: because as the flower of the grass he will pass away.

Goodspeed New Testament

but one who is rich ought to rejoice at being reduced in circumstances, for the rich will disappear like the wild flowers.

John Wesley New Testament

But the rich, in that he is made low; because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and he who is rich, in his low status, because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Julia Smith Translation

And the rich, in his humiliation: for as the flower of the grass he shall pass by.

King James 2000

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but the rich person in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a flower of the grass.

Modern King James verseion

and the rich one rejoice in his humiliation, because he shall pass away as the flower of the grass.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the rich in that he is made low. For even as the flower of the grass shall he vanish away.

Moffatt New Testament

but let one who is rich exult in being lowered; for the rich will pass away like the flower of the grass ??11 up comes the sun with the scorching wind and withers the grass, its flower drops off, and the splendour of it is ruined: so shall the rich fade away amid their pursuits.

Montgomery New Testament

but a rich brother, in his humiliation; because like the flower of the grass the rich man will pass away.

NET Bible

But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.

New Heart English Bible

and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.

Noyes New Testament

but the rich, in that he is made low; because as the flower of the grass he will pass away.

Sawyer New Testament

and the rich in his humiliation, for he shall pass away like a flower of the grass.

The Emphasized Bible

Whereas the rich, in his being brought low, - because, as a flower of grass, he will pass away;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but the rich, in his abasement: for as the flower of grass he shall pass away.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For the rich man will pass away 'like the flower of the grass.'

Webster

But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Weymouth New Testament

but a rich man should rejoice in being brought low, for like flowers among the herbage rich men will pass away.

Williams New Testament

and the rich brother rejoice in his being on a level with the poor, because the rich will fade away like the flower of the grass.

World English Bible

and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.

Worrell New Testament

and the rich, in his humiliation; because, as a flower of grass, he shall pass away.

Worsley New Testament

because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.

Youngs Literal Translation

and the rich in his becoming low, because as a flower of grass he shall pass away;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the rich
πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

that he

Usage: 0

is made low
ταπείνωσις 
Tapeinosis 
Usage: 4

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

the flower
ἄνθος 
Anthos 
Usage: 4

of the grass
χόρτος 
Chortos 
Usage: 11

Images James 1:10

Prayers for James 1:10

Context Readings

Poverty And Riches

9 But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position; 10 and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away. 11 For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.



Cross References

1 Peter 1:24

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

1 Corinthians 7:31

and those who use the world, as though they did not make full use of it; for the form of this world is passing away.

Job 14:2

"Like a flower he comes forth and withers He also flees like a shadow and does not remain.

Psalm 37:2

For they will wither quickly like the grass And fade like the green herb.

Psalm 37:35-36

I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.

Psalm 90:5-6

You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.

Psalm 102:11

My days are like a lengthened shadow, And I wither away like grass.

Psalm 103:15

As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.

Isaiah 40:6

A voice says, "Call out." Then he answered, "What shall I call out?" All flesh is grass, and all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and exalted One Who lives forever, whose name is Holy, "I dwell on a high and holy place, And also with the contrite and lowly of spirit In order to revive the spirit of the lowly And to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 66:2

"For My hand made all these things, Thus all these things came into being," declares the LORD "But to this one I will look, To him who is humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.

Matthew 5:3

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 6:30

"But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which is alive today and tomorrow is thrown into the furnace, will He not much more clothe you? You of little faith!

Philippians 3:8

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

James 4:14

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.

1 John 2:17

The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.



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