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Summary

He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

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Psalm 90:5
You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep;
In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.
Psalm 92:7
That when the wicked sprouted up like grass
And all who did iniquity flourished,
It was only that they might be destroyed forevermore.
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.
James 1:10
and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.
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 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,

Fleeth

Job 8:9
“For we are only of yesterday and know nothing,
Because our days on earth are as a shadow.
Job 9:25
“Now my days are swifter than a runner;
They flee away, they see no good.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are sojourners before You, and tenants, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope.
Psalm 102:11
My days are like a lengthened shadow,
And I wither away like grass.
Psalm 144:4
Man is like a mere breath;
His days are like a passing shadow.
Ecclesiastes 8:13
But it will not be well for the evil man and he will not lengthen his days like a shadow, because he does not fear God.

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Psalm 90:6
In the morning it flourishes and sprouts anew;
Toward evening it fades and withers away.