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Isaiah 57:15
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
Isaiah 66:2
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
Matthew 5:3
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
Philippians 3:8
More than that, I now regard all things as liabilities compared to the far greater value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things -- indeed, I regard them as dung! -- that I may gain Christ,
1 Timothy 6:17
Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.

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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.
Job 14:2
He grows up like a flower and then withers away; he flees like a shadow, and does not remain.
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 102:11
My days are coming to an end, and I am withered like grass.
Psalm 103:15
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
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.
Matthew 6:30
And if this is how God clothes the wild grass, which is here today and tomorrow is tossed into the fire to heat the oven, won't he clothe you even more, you people of little faith?
1 Corinthians 7:31
those who use the world as though they were not using it to the full. For the present shape of this world is passing away.
1 Peter 1:24
For all flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of the grass; the grass withers and the flower falls off,
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.

General references

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.
Psalm 49:2
Pay attention, all you people, both rich and poor!
2 Corinthians 10:17
But the one who boasts must boast in the Lord.

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