Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For my days consume away like smoke. My bones are burned as a firebrand.
Behold, you have made my days handbreadths. My lifetime is as nothing before you. Surely every man stands as a breath." Selah.
I fade away like an evening shadow. I am shaken off like a locust.
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.
He comes forth like a flower, and is cut down. He also flees like a shadow, and doesn't continue.
For who knows what is good for man in life, all the days of his vain life which he spends like a shadow? For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?
Whereas you do not know what tomorrow will be like. What is your life? For you are a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
I am withered
My heart is blighted like grass, and withered, for I forget to eat my bread.
The voice of one saying, "Cry." One said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is like grass, and all its glory is like the flower of the field.
and the rich, in that he is made humble, because like the flower in the grass, he will pass away.
1 Peter 1:24
For, "All flesh is like grass, and all it's glory like the flower in the grass. The grass withers, and its flower falls;