Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.
You bring their lives to an end and they "fall asleep." In the morning they are like the grass that sprouts up;
When the wicked sprout up like grass, and all the evildoers glisten, it is so that they may be annihilated.
A person's life is like grass. Like a flower in the field it flourishes,
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.
But the rich person's pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow.
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.
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,
For we were born yesterday and do not have knowledge, since our days on earth are but a shadow.
"My days are swifter than a runner, they speed by without seeing happiness.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are resident foreigners and nomads in your presence, like all our ancestors; our days are like a shadow on the earth, without security.
My days are coming to an end, and I am withered like grass.
People are like a vapor, their days like a shadow that disappears.
But it will not go well with the wicked, nor will they prolong their days like a shadow, because they do not stand in fear before God.
in the morning it glistens and sprouts up; at evening time it withers and dries up.