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.
They will not be hungry or thirsty; the sun's oppressive heat will not beat down on them, for one who has compassion on them will guide them; he will lead them to springs of water.
So God sent a worm at dawn the next day, and it attacked the little plant so that it dried up.
But when the sun came up, they were scorched, and because they did not have sufficient root, they withered.
When the sun came up it was scorched, and because it did not have sufficient root, it withered.
Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.
his body well nourished, and the marrow of his bones moist.
I have seen ruthless evil men growing in influence, like a green tree grows in its native soil.
They trust in their wealth and boast in their great riches.
Surely you put them in slippery places; you bring them down to ruin.
Just as he came forth from his mother's womb, naked will he return as he came, and he will take nothing in his hand that he may carry away from his toil.
The splendid crown of Ephraim's drunkards is doomed, the withering flower, its beautiful splendor, situated at the head of a rich valley, the crown of those overcome with wine.
The grass dries up, the flowers wither, when the wind sent by the Lord blows on them. Surely humanity is like grass.
He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,
"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
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 1:4
that is, into an inheritance imperishable, undefiled, and unfading. It is reserved in heaven for you,
1 Peter 5:4
Then when the Chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the crown of glory that never fades away.