Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.

General references

Bible References


Isaiah 49:10
They will not be in need of food or drink, or be troubled by the heat or the sun: for he who has mercy on them will be their guide, taking them by the springs of water.
Jonah 4:7
But early on the morning after, God made ready a worm for the destruction of the vine, and it became dry and dead.
Matthew 13:6
And when the sun was high, it was burned; and because it had no root it became dry and dead.
Mark 4:6
And when the sun was high, it was burned; and because it had no root, it became dry and dead.


James 5:1
Come now, you men of wealth, give yourselves to weeping and crying because of the bitter troubles which are coming to you.
Job 21:24
His buckets are full of milk, and there is no loss of strength in his bones.
Psalm 37:35
I have seen the evil-doer in great power, covering the earth like a great tree.
Psalm 49:6
Even of those whose faith is in their wealth, and whose hearts are lifted up because of their stores.
Psalm 73:18
You put their feet where there was danger of slipping, so that they go down into destruction.
Ecclesiastes 5:15
As he came from his mother at birth, so does he go again; he gets from his work no reward which he may take away in his hand.
Isaiah 28:1
Ho! crown of pride of those who are given up to wine in Ephraim, and the dead flower of his glory which is on the head of those who are overcome by strong drink!
Isaiah 40:7
The grass becomes dry, the flower is dead; because the breath of the Lord goes over it: truly the people is grass.
Luke 12:16
And he said to them, in a story, The land of a certain man of great wealth was very fertile:
Luke 16:19
Now there was a certain man of great wealth, who was dressed in fair clothing of purple and delicate linen, and was shining and glad every day.
1 Corinthians 7:31
And for those who make use of the world, not to be using it fully; for this world's way of life will quickly come to an end.
1 Peter 1:4
And a heritage fair, holy and for ever new, waiting in heaven for you,
1 Peter 5:4
And at the coming of the chief Keeper of the sheep, you will be given the eternal crown of glory.

General references

Job 8:12
When it is still green, without being cut down, it becomes dry and dead before any other plant.
Psalm 37:2
For they will quickly be cut down like grass, and become dry like the green plants.
Psalm 49:2
High and low together, the poor, and those who have wealth.

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