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.

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Bible References


Isaiah 49:10
They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun strike them: for he who has mercy on them will lead them, even by springs of water he will guide them.
Jonah 4:7
But God prepared a worm at dawn the next day, and it chewed on the vine, so that it withered.
Matthew 13:6
When the sun had risen, they were scorched. Because they had no root, they withered away.
Mark 4:6
When the sun had risen, it was scorched; and because it had no root, it withered away.


James 5:1
Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.
Job 21:24
His pails are full of milk. The marrow of his bones is moistened.
Psalm 37:35
I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
Psalm 49:6
Those who trust in their wealth, and boast in the multitude of their riches --
Psalm 73:18
Surely you set them in slippery places. You throw them down to destruction.
Ecclesiastes 5:15
As he came forth from his mother's womb, naked shall he go again as he came, and shall take nothing for his labor, which he may carry away in his hand.
Isaiah 28:1
Woe to the crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fertile valley of those who are overcome with wine!
Isaiah 40:7
The grass withers, the flower fades, because Yahweh's breath blows on it. Surely the people are like grass.
Luke 12:16
He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.
Luke 16:19
"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.
1 Corinthians 7:31
and those who use the world, as not using it to the fullest. For the mode of this world passes away.
1 Peter 1:4
to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,
1 Peter 5:4
When the chief Shepherd is revealed, you will receive the crown of glory that doesn't fade away.

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Job 8:12
While it is yet in its greenness, not cut down, it withers before any other reed.
Psalm 37:2
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither like the green herb.
Psalm 49:2
both low and high, rich and poor together.